[baisl] Re: Ingram vs. Baker & Taylor

  • From: Harrison Wilkes <wilkes@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: baisl@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 6 Mar 2015 09:08:56 -0800

We have been using both pretty consistently, often calling both vendors to
determine who has the more reasonable pricing for the same material. I
seldom deal directly with our representative at either location, preferring
to call their direct order line. We tend to lean more towards Baker and
Taylor, but I've been mostly satisfied with both vendors.

On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 8:38 AM, Lorrie Culver <lculver@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  We currently use Ingram as our vendor for book buying but we are
> thinking of switching to Baker & Taylor. The main reason is that we have
> difficulties in reaching our Ingram rep. He is not good about call-backs.
> We also wanted to talk to Ingram about ebooks & no one has called us back
> or even emailed. Other than that, we have been pretty happy with Ingram. We
> receive our deliveries promptly even with processing.
>  Has anyone switched and been happier with one over the other?
>  Thank you,
>  Lorrie Culver
> Technical Services & US Librarian
> La Jolla Country Day School
> 9490 Genesee Ave.
> La Jolla, CA  92037
> (858)453-3440 x 163
> Lculver@xxxxxxxxx
>  Currently reading *Careless People *by Sarah Churchwell.

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