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Publishing & Distribution - Bi Publications

Bi Publications
 
Commemoarting 50th year of Existence
A Tradition of Excellence
Bi Publications has 50 years of publishing and distribution experience — especially in the field of medicine and science & technology. Today, Bi is the largest distributor of STM books in India. It has an extensive network, excellent infrastructure and an experienced sale force , who are in constant contact with doctors, medical colleges, pharmaceutical companies, wholesale and retail bookshops. In addition, Bi continues to be one of India’s largest distributors in science, technology, management, literature, humanities, social science, general and school books.

Bi Publications is a part of the Bi Group, which has varied interests in hotels, higher education and real estate.

Proven Competence and Professionalism in Publishing For many years now, Bi has also made a name for itself in publishing original and reprint titles. Besides running a successful school and higher education program, Bi has brought out many path breaking books in the field of medicine. At various occasions Bi entered into joint ventures with well-known international medical publishers such as Churchill Livingstone and Williams & Wilkins. Bi is currently poised to dramatically expand its publishing presence in medicine.

Enduring International Associations
Bi is a name well known for its professionalism, insistence on quality and ethical business practices. Bi enjoys a fruitful ongoing interaction with all international associates and participates in all major international book fairs. It prides itself in building long lasting relations with all its associates.

Bi has two distinct verticals in the Company – Medical & Non-medical

Vision
The first choice distributor for publishers looking to bring quality academic books, especially in medicine, to India. The first choice suppliers of quality books to wholesalers, retail bookshops, library suppliers, pharmaceutical companies, professionals, academicians and educational institutions.

Mission
Strengthen the voice of the Indian medical community by publishing quality medical texts that reach out to the Indian medical student in its own context and also speaks out to the world ? sharing competencies, sharing experiences and together building an international learning community.

Medical
Bi has been over the past 5 decades the most preferred book supplier to all Medical Colleges across the country.  Bi with its goodwill and excellent service has been catering to the needs of all Medical Institutions  and Medical Fraternity. The needs and requirements  of students, individual doctors and libraries have been fulfilled by Bi.  Bi in these 50 years have partnered with all leading global publishers and have distributed their titles across the length and breadth of the country.

On account of this success, the worlds largest Health Sciences Publishing Company – “Elsevier Heath Sciences” has strategically associated itself with Bi.

Non-Medical
In the Non-Medical vertical, Bi is reinforcing its ‘ foot print’. Slowly and steadily it is strengthening its business association with organizations like

McGraw Hill, USA
Palgrave Macmillan, UK
Pearson Education (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Non-medical publishers have also been the strengths of Bi and are looking at the ‘Synergetic’ effect which they can leverage by  associating with Bi.

Elsevier and Bi – Strategic Association
Bi has entered into a strategic association with Elsevier Science in 2008.  Bi will provide a range of services to Elsevier including fulfillment.

Reed Elsevier is a 10 billion dollar group and has chosen Bi as its fulfillment partner for India.

One of the biggest asset of the Bi is its “People” who have vast industry knowledge.  It is the commitment of its people coupled with the best infrastructure in terms of offices, warehousing, information technology and credit management that makes Bi a leader in the industry.
The biggest assets of Bi are:
A strong brand equity and goodwill across all industry channels.
A history of fairness and transparency across all dealings
Proven financial reliability over 5 decades.
Strong PAN India foot print.


Bi is the only book distribution company in India that is implementing SAP across all locations.

Today Bi provides its partners / customers  real time information on:

Order Management
Receivable management and collection
Finance and Billing details,
Sales Order processing and Standing Orders
On line access,
Sales analysis and reporting, etc.

Infrastructure

Presence in 16 cities across India including 12 stock holding branches, Bi arguably has the best distribution infrastructure in India.

In addition, we have a Central Promotion Department based in the Head Office at Delhi. Its sole task is to keep academics, librarians, booksellers and institutions abreast with all new and forthcoming titles by preparing and mailing attractive flyers, catalogues and posters. Over the years a substantial and segmented database of e-mail addresses has also been built, to which e-mail promotion is also done. Most valuable is the large sales force based at the branches that actively promote books at all levels – wholesalers, booksellers, libraries and the academic community.


Location
Location

TEAM
Mr. Shashank Bhagat
Chairman & Managing Director

sb@bipgroup.com

For Publishing
Mr. Y R Chadha
Publishing Director

yr_chadha@bipgroup.com

For PF Holders
Mr. M.M. Koshi
http://pf.bipgroup.com/

For Product Information
Mr. Samir Pahwa
samir@bipgroup.com


Website :
www.bipgroup.com
 
 
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