Brexit a factor as Taschen shifts UK distribution to Germany

Brexit a factor as Taschen shifts UK distribution to Germany

Taschen is changing its distribution to merge its UK operation with its European hub as it adjusts to the “new realities” of Brexit.

From mid-April onwards, the UK market will be serviced from a centralised Taschen warehouse in Germany. The last date for order processing from its existing distributor, Hachette UK Distribution, is 15th April.

The firm's chief operating officer Hans-Peter Kübler said the change had been driven by market demand but suggested that the UK leaving the EU had also been a factor.

He told The Bookseller: “Successful partnerships require supply chain efficiency to...

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