How Bertrams plays fair on library supply

<p>Your report last week of the current spat between Bertrams and a few publishers was broadly accurate ("Bertrams blows the whistle on publishers"). However, a number of points would benefit from clarification.</p><p>l Bertram Books has always served a number of library suppliers, and all of them, including Bertram Library Services, trade on an arms-length basis at normal commercial terms. </p><p>l Libraries evaluate potential suppliers against more than just price, and Bertram Library Services has been winning tenders on the basis of service as well as keen prices driven by internal eff...

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