Publishers

Quality Service

Newspread offers publishers a superior quality and range of services that are unrivalled in the Irish market. As an Irish-owned and operated company, Newspread is uniquely positioned to bring you the benefits of our comprehensive local market knowledge, and our philosophy is to ensure your titles receive hands-on care and attention however big or small. The Newspread service is built on a number of key pillars which give you the confidence your titles are in the safest possible hands.

Warehousing & Distribution:

Newspread operates 3 warehouses across the island. Our 40,000 sq. ft. facility, strategically located at Park West in Dublin, just off the M50, offers convenient access to the capital and all routes to the country, while our Belfast and Derry facilities ensure a highly efficient service in the North and North West respectively.

Operating around the clock 364 days a year to ensure optimum service and efficiency, our Transport fleet includes 400 trucks and vans, covering 60,000 kms delivering to over 6,000 retailers every day. We pride ourselves in the flexibility offered to publishers and recognise the importance of getting product to market as quickly as possible. Where print or other issues delay your delivery to our warehouse, we are adaptable and will always endeavour to have the product on sale at the earliest possible time.

Copy Management

Next to getting the product to market on time, Newspread regards copy management as its most critical function. Our expertise in this area coupled with our unique local market knowledge further enhances the service. Using the most sophisticated I.T. systems in the market, our highly skilled team of Copy Management Executives possesses the experience and market knowledge to deliver optimum sales efficiencies for your publications. Our systems are built to interface with EPOS data from key retail groups, enabling us to operate an SBR (Sales Based Replenishment) system leading to improved performance and efficiencies.

Market Intelligence

Our in-depth knowledge of Ireland’s newspaper and magazine market is well renowned. Through our field sales personnel, daily contact with over 6,000 retailers, regular desk research, market surveys, and pooled-performance analysis from market-leading publications, we possess a vast array of invaluable market intelligence that will help you to benchmark your titles performance against the market and ensure your title is never disadvantaged.

Sales Reporting:

As a Publisher you have complete control over the creation of every issue of your title – from concepts to design to editorial content, it is all in your hands. Once completed, getting the product to market is the next most important step, yet you naturally feel a certain loss of control once you hand it over to a third party.

With Newspread there is no loss of control as our approach is to empower the Publisher by providing direct access to timely and accurate sales information so that you are always in touch with how your title is performing. Newspread’s highly sophisticated publisher reporting system gives you 24/7 access to all of your essential sales information ensuring complete transparency in how the distribution of your title is being managed and providing you with the most up to date information every day. Using Business Objects, a world leading reporting tool from SAP, the system provides access to indepth sales analysis through your own personal login and password. It also enables you the publisher to design your own reports in a format that best suit your needs. Furthermore, as an internet based service, you have full access to your sales data anytime, anywhere.

Key Retail Contacts

With the benefit of over 40 years in the business, we have built very strong relationships with all the key retail groups around the country. Through these contacts and relationships, we can uniquely ‘open doors’ helping your products gain access to Ireland’s leading retail outlets. Our Commercial team is in regular contact with the buyers in all of the leading retail groups while our team of Field Sales reps is calling on newsagents around the country every day to ensure your title is displayed prominently and given the best opportunity to sell. Our Field sales team can also help with POS placement or activation of trade promotions.

Why Newspread?

As the largest wholesaler of newspapers on the island, Newspread has an extensive distribution network of carriers that delivers to every corner of the 32 counties, 7 days a week. The strength of our offering has seen Newspread secure a number of exclusive contracts with many of the leading Irish magazine publishers as well as a who’s who of national daily, Sunday and regional newspapers, which are already enjoying the benefits of our unique service.

Newspread is committed to delivering a world class service to all our clients. For this reason a Service Level Agreement (SLA) is incorporated into our contracts, outlining the key measurables to which we will operate to deliver the service you require. This is why Newspread is now widely regarded as Ireland’s leading wholesaler of newspapers and magazines.