APG Selects Trilogy Software

APG Warehousing and Fulfilment Specialists, LLC select Pubtech Services & Trilogy Software.

APG have selected Trilogy Premium Partner, Pubtech Consulting Limited for the installation of Trilogy Publishing Manager ERP & multi-client distribution software.

Toronto, Canada, November 2014 – Pubtech Consulting Limited is pleased to announce that they have been selected as the provider of consulting services and software to APG for the implementation of Trilogy Publishing Manager. APG is a book, eBook and audio sales, marketing and distribution company, which represents many independent publishers and gift market companies across the United States.

After an extensive review of available providers, APG selected Pubtech Consulting Limited for their extensive publishing and distribution expertise. These qualities combined with a track record of solid customer experiences, with Pubtech’s partnering approach to implementing and supporting systems, made the decision process easy. The project will encompass the installation of the Trilogy Publishing Manager together with interfaces to various third party applications.

The purpose of the project is to replace the current legacy system with a new fully integrated and robust ‘end-to-end’ solution from availability of the book through to sales, marketing, distribution and reporting.

“Selecting a partner to consult on, supply and implement an enterprise system for APG Sales and Distribution was a critical business decision. Our decision was based on a good understanding of the importance of relationships and a strong evaluation process. Pubtech’s experience of working with other distributors was also an important factor in our decision. Trilogy’s functionality in marketing and the ability to manage non-book products gives us an additional advantage in our gift market the business. We are excited to be working with Pubtech.” said APG’s Marty Flanagan.

Pubtech’s President and CEO, Dennis Butler commented, “We are very pleased with the new partnership with APG. Our background with implementing other distributors will allow for a smooth implementation and go-live. We look forward to a long term partnership with APG.”

Alex Dare, Group Managing Director, Trilogy Group stated, “We are delighted to partner with another major distribution customer in the USA. Trilogy Publishing Manager, through Pubtech Consulting Systems, has a track record as the software solution of choice for complex book distribution. APG also opens up an exciting opportunity for Trilogy in the gift market. Experience with UK mail order customers currently using Trilogy will help the application entry into the gift market in North America.”

Key capabilities available in the Trilogy Publishing solutions are:

  • Publishing Manager – provides integrated campaign management, contact management, order fulfillment, EDI processing, stock control, rights and royalties processing, subscriptions, purchasing and distribution.
  • Title Manager – provides integrated product management, production control, scheduling, marketing and catalogue production including non-book products for the gift market.

The Trilogy applications are developed in a Microsoft open technology environment and deliver a highly functioned, lower cost of ownership and future proof solution.

Additional Information For additional information or to schedule a demo, please contact: Pubtech Consulting Limited in North America at 1 (888) 269 0535 Trilogy Business Support Limited in Europe at +44 (0)1242 222132

About APG Sales and Distribution

APG Sales & Distribution is a full-service warehouse and distribution company catering to publishing companies of all sizes. Located in Nashville, TN, APG currently services over 35 publishers, selling their products as well as distributing the books to retailers of all sizes. APG specializes in selling books to the gift store trade and specialty accounts such as catalogs and on-line retailers. For more information, visit http://www.apgbooks.com/

About Pubtech

Responsible for sales, marketing, implementation and on-going support, Pubtech Consulting Limited is the North American representative of Trilogy. Pubtech’s staff have been successfully working with publishers in North America for an average of 15 years each. With over 50 years of combined Publishing expertise, Pubtech Consulting offers publishers, solutions in technology, project management and business consulting For more information, visit www.trilogynorthamerica.com

About Trilogy

Trilogy Business Support Limited, a division of Trilogy Group, was founded in 1987 and is a leading supplier of application software for the Publishing and Mail Order market place. Trilogy is headquartered in England, with marketing and development operations located in Cheltenham and South Africa.

For more information, visit http://www.trilogypublishing.com/

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