Press and Publishing Solutions

Sit back and let us speedily, and efficiently distribute all your publications to the rest of the world


They say the world is shrinking, but when it comes to magazine distribution, it’s still the same size as it’s always been – with extra complexity through customs, taxes and tariffs thrown in just for good measure. But, as your trusted partner for global distribution services, it’s our promise to take all this hard work away.

Efficient management and distribution of your publications around the world

At Asendia it’s our mission to help you connect with your customers – wherever they may be in the world. Our integrated solutions do just this; from managing and distributing publications to more than 200 destinations worldwide, to warehousing and fulfilment, newsstand distribution, advising on the size and shape of collateral for most efficient postage costs, we have solutions that meet all your postage needs.

Our business is about more than just commerce. It’s about helping you manage your whole service and supply chains, to make press and publication distribution second to none. Make Asendia your international periodical distributors of choice and you’ll definitely notice the difference.

Advantages

  • We give your publications even greater international presence
  • We offer the choice of either standard or night delivery packages
  • We don’t just boost reader subscriptions, we manage subscriptions too
  • Our fully outsourced solutions free you up to do what you do best – create content

Ideal for

  • All publishers, agencies and content creators that seek global reach for their products
  • Producers of magazines, newspapers, corporate publications
  • Those who want to deliver directly to newsagents, kiosk operators, and other outlets
  • Those who want their daily publications to reach their intended markets before sunrise

How Asendia can help your business deliver

Our press and publishing solutions make cross-border business simple and dependable; bringing your publications to readers all over the world.

For your international activities, we can advise you on market planning, including which titles to offer in which countries) and distribution planning, including which sales and distribution channels to choose for each title, pricing levels, quantities and marketing activities.

Through a range of direct marketing channels we can help you win new subscribers, optimize your newsstand sales and increase your readership.

Newsstand services

  • Newsstand Marketing
  • Field Marketing
    Field Marketing
    We love working in field, working direct with potential customers, getting to know them to grow your readership

    If you want a reader acquisition strategy that’s based on having an ear firmly to the ground, our team of field marketers are the perfect companions. They’ll visit fairs and other events, helping you find the new subscribers you want.

    These services are available to all worldwide publications looking to target readers in Switzerland. We’re more than happy to look at how we can offer a custom solution for your own country if you get in touch.
  • Touchpoint Marketing
    Touchpoint Marketing

    There’s much more to press distribution than newsstands, retailers and kiosks.

    Reach out and target new readers using our worldwide touchpoint marketing service. We place multiple copies of your magazines into new spaces you might not have thought of – including hotel lounges, airports and other high footfall touchpoints.

Subscription services

  • Subscription Marketing
  • Subscription Management
  • Online Shops
    Online Shops

    We know subscribers are the lifeblood of your business – so why not grow your subscriber numbers through our dedicated online shops. This online destination gives readers the space they need to find out more about your publication, and we’ll also support it with easy-to-subscribe payment options.

    This is online marketing at its best, designed to strengthen your brand, grow your presence, and ultimately grow your readers.

    These services are targeting readers of all worldwide publications living in Switzerland, Austria and Belgium. Contact us here if you want us to design a similar solution for your own country.

  • Press Catalogue
    Press Catalogue

    Sometimes, simplicity is the best policy. Our popular press catalogues are tried and tested, and continue to be an excellent way of showcasing your periodicals and magazines to thousands of potential subscribers.

    Each press catalogue promotes more than 500 titles, including magazines and newspapers, and more than half a million of these get printed each year, to be distributed to addresses in our own database (in Switzerland and Belgium) and prospective databases.

    Subscription acquisition is rarely this straightforward. Recipients simply subscribe to advertised titles by ordering online, or sending back a reply card.

    These services are offered to worldwide publications and we mail to potential new readers in Switzerland and Belgium. If you want us to create a similar product for your country, please do get in touch.

Response management

  • Response Handling
    Response Handling

    Distribution is only one half of the job. Your business depends on how you design your subscription management systems, deal with payments, manage returns, run your telesales and do your data management.

    These are all services we at Asendia want you to be better at. It’s why we’ve developed our own unique range of response-handling services – each designed to suit all aspects of your customer relationship management.

    Contact us here to learn how you can benefit from being better at responding.

  • Response Mail
    Response Mail

    Start your multi-channel response and returns management process here; enable your readers to easily, and conveniently respond to you by adopting our response card-insertion, or envelope, leaflet or catalogue inclusion facilities.

    There’s no point making life harder for readers when reply options can really be quite simple.

    With our range of response mail services, you have the chance to upsell and encourage new subscriptions to other publications in your stable from your existing, brand advocate customers. Not only that, your ability for better data management is also enhanced, as readers fill in their own details.

    For more information, contact us here.

Business mail

  • Business Mail
    Business Mail

    Delivery you can rely on for all your important business correspondence

    Email may dominate, but we know companies still need to send their key correspondence by post – which means they want to be confident their mail is going to be delivered safely, securely, and in the same condition it left them.

    That’s where our business mail services can help. Whether it’s sending complex legal documents, proposals, invoices, or personalised letters to top tier clients, our business mail services take the worry out of worldwide delivery.

    Use our services for all your single, bulk and regular mailing to all parts of the world. With business mail, your international reputation is assured.

Direct Mail

  • Direct Mail
    Direct Mail

    Conduct your direct marketing campaigns cost effectively.

    Our Direct Mail solutions offer a range of preparation and delivery options for sending catalogues, brochures, leaflets, cards, advertising and promotional letters worldwide, helping you to acquire new subscribers and raise awareness of your publications across borders. It’s a flexible and reliable way to target new subscribers for your publications, worldwide.

Other reader and user market services

  • Telemarketing
  • Customer Service
    Customer Service

    We offer a variety of contact options to your readers, delivered in their local language. Our online and call center teams can help you maintain a professional relationship with your customers and promote their satisfaction with your brand.

    We offer this established service to worldwide publications through Asendia Press. It mainly targets readers living in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, France and Belgium. On demand, we can look into offering you a custom solution for your country.

We can help you win new advertisers, both media space buyers and lineage ads.

Direct Mail

  • Direct Mail
    Direct Mail

    Conduct your direct marketing campaigns cost-effectively.

    Our Direct Mail solutions offer a range of preparation and delivery options for sending catalogues, brochures, leaflets, advertising and promotional letters worldwide, helping you acquire new advertisers and raise awareness of your publications across borders. It’s a flexible and reliable way to target new advertisers to boost revenue for your publications, worldwide.

Business mail

  • Business Mail
    Business Mail

    Postal delivery you can rely on for all your important business correspondence.

    Email may dominate, but we know companies still need to send their key correspondence by post – which means they want to be confident their mail is delivered safely, securely, and in the same condition it left them.

    That’s where Business Mail can help. Whether it’s sending complex legal documents, proposals, invoices, or personalised letters to top tier clients, our business mail services take the worry out of worldwide delivery.

    Use our services for all your single, bulk and regular mailing to all parts of the world. With business mail, your reputation internationally is assured.

Response management

  • Response Handling
    Response Handling

    Good business is all about how you respond.

    Distribution is only one half of the job. Your business depends on how you design your subscription management systems, deal with payments, manage returns, run your telesales and do your data management.

    These are all services we at Asendia want you to be better at. It’s why we’ve developed our own unique range of response-handling services – each designed to suit all aspects of your customer relationship management.

    Contact us here to learn how you can benefit from being better at responding.

  • Response Mail
    Response Mail

    Mail-based services that make it easier for your customers to get in touch.

    Start your multi-channel response and returns management process here; enable your readers to easily, and conveniently respond to you by adopting our response card-insertion, or envelope, leaflet or catalogue inclusion facilities.

    There’s no point making life harder for readers when reply options can really be quite simple.

    With our range of response mail services, you have the chance to upsell and encourage new subscriptions to other publications in your stable from your existing, brand advocate customers. Not only that, your ability for better data management is also enhanced, as readers fill in their own details.

    For more information, contact us here.

Other advertising development services

  • Telemarketing
    Telemarketing

    Let our telemarketing experts do the talking, to acquire new advertisers for you.

    B2B telesales is changing. Our trained experts never nuisance call – instead they are working tirelessly to help you grow your business. They talk to advertisers every day, in all corners of the world, presenting them with opportunities to buy space in your printed magazines, newspapers or periodicals.

    Always professional, and always intent on developing long-lasting and deep business relationships, you can rely on our skilled professionals to present your brand exactly as you want it.

    This exclusive service is offered through Asendia Press for all worldwide publications targeting advertisers based mainly in Europe. If you’d like us to design a bespoke service for your country, please do get in touch.

Content creation is your area of expertise, we are here to support you in all complementary steps for your business.

Our production solutions include print services, shipping preparation (for single, multiple, bulk copies, newsstands or special deliveries), warehousing and fulfilment (for back issues, replacement copies, premiums and merchandise.)

Print Services

  • Direct Mail and Business Mail
    Direct Mail and Business Mail

    Cost effective print services for your Direct Mail and Business Mail.

    Benefit from our range of printing solutions, including:

    Print and distribution at destination

    Printing and delivering your mail in your destination country. Full service solutions for your mail carried out in your destination country, from printing and finishing to distributing, harnessing our local expertise and achieving a more sustainable footprint.

    Digital printing solutions

    A comprehensive range of digital printing services. We can digitally print your Direct Mail campaigns (including brochures, leaflets, postcards, booklets) and business transaction mail (invoices, renewal letters) and finish and fold according to your specific requirements. This is cost-effective printing, ideal for short runs and personalization.

    This service is available in Switzerland, the UK and the USA.

    Laser printing

    High quality laser printing for your mailings, letters and cover sheets. Benefit from our laser printing services for the finishing touch to your mail.

    This service is available in Switzerland, the UK and the USA.

  • Decentralised printing: Newspapers
    Decentralised printing: Newspapers

    Why not try our decentralised printing? Not only does it save on distribution costs, but it also means your publications get into the hands of subscribers, newsstands and kiosks faster

    Innovation is the only way to stay ahead of the competition. At a time when publishers want their content to reach readers faster, we can make this happen in the form of decentralised digital and offset (for print volumes larger than 2,000 units). Simply send us your files, and we’ll print at your target location that day to ensure readers see your newspapers on the day of publication, no matter where they are. All at-country printing is also supported by full production, kiosk distribution and newsstand distribution services too.

    This service is available for all global newspapers aiming to reach readers in Switzerland, Thailand, Malta and Mallorca. If you’d like us to customise a solution in your own country, please do get in touch.

Preparation Services

  • Address Data Processing
    Address Data Processing

    Clean data is brand-building data. Our data processing service checks that your data is clean and up-to-date

    No one likes wasting money printing more copies of their publications than they need to. So often this is the case thanks to poor data management. Not with Asendia though.

    We value our data processing services just as importantly as our print and distribution services. We’ll check your data for any signs of duplications, gone-aways and subscription lapses. We’ll perform a thorough data clean, meaning you optimise your printing, optimise your postage, and – perhaps most importantly of all – optimise your brand loyalty and word-of-mouth advocacy.

    Please do contact us for more information about how our address cleaning services and data processing services can build your brand.

  • Address Data Services
    Address Data Services

    Existing customers are your bedrock, but new customers are the icing on the cake. As Asendia we make it our job to continuously find you new readers to target. Our address services include supplying you with new mailing lists to find ever-more elusive customers, to cleaning and maintaining existing lists so that you don’t create the wrong impression with misspelt names or addresses.

    For existing customers, we can also provide personalisation services that surprise and delight and ensure they stay long-lasting and loyal customers.

    Contact us to learn more.

  • Postage Optimization
    Postage Optimization

    A wrongly-formatted address repeated thousands of times can end up being a costly mistake. At Asendia our local experts use our technology to help you achieve address-labelling perfection by advising how you can meet local postage requirements and adhere to established labelling conventions.

    In the process, we’ll guarantee we can save you money – money that can go straight to your bottom line.

    These data processing services are specifically aimed at clients distributing their publications to Switzerland, Germany, UK and the USA.

    Contact us to learn more.

  • Address Cleaning Services
    Address Cleaning Services

    Clean data is more hard-working (and more valuable) data. Our address cleaning service supercharges the returns your data will give you.

    Make your international customers’ address data work harder, and improve its value to you in the process by having it thoroughly cleansed.

    We’ll literally, take your data to the cleaners to find poor address formatting, eliminate errors, and eliminate duplicates that lead to posting more copies than you might otherwise need to.

    As our clients all testify, once your data has been through our elaborate systems and checks, it will emerge all the more cleaner, more relevant and much more likely to yield you success when conducting your mailings. It's data management at its finest.

    Please do contact us to hear more.


  • Lettershop Services

Warehousing and fulfilment press

  • Back Issue Service
    Back Issue Service

    Making sure your readers never miss a copy of their favourite newspaper or periodical.

    Delight your readers by having a full library of back issues, available to order at any time, posting to anywhere.

    Asendia is on hand to effectively and efficiently manage your whole back issues management process for you, from warehousing and fulfilling your back issues (complete with full inventory services), to managing and collecting payments for your published content on-demand. By providing this always-welcomed added service, we help our clients exceed the expectations of their readers, and in turn transform them into real brand advocates of their content.

    These back issues of newspapers and back issues of magazines services are available from France, Switzerland, Germany, Singapore, the UK and USA for worldwide distribution. Want us to offer a custom solution for your country? Please get in touch.

  • Replacement Copies
    Replacement Copies

    Replace readers’ lost or damaged copies through our fulfilment service

    No reader wants their prized periodical collection to have missing editions. None wants to realise that the copy they thought they could replace no longer can. That’s why Asendia runs a dedicated replacement copies service – where our sole mission is to help client’s readers maintain their collections should some of their editions go astray.

    We have space so you don’t need it. We’ll store all your replacement issues in our huge, secure warehouses. Whenever readers contact us, we’ll deliver their replacement periodical or magazine straight away.

    Our back issues of newspapers and back issues of magazines service is available from France, Switzerland, Germany, Singapore, the UK and USA for worldwide distribution. If you want us to offer a custom solution for your country, then please do get in touch.

  • Merchandising
    Merchandising

    Make your merchandising more manageable – by letting us do it for you.

    Need to support your published content with additional extras – like free gifts, new subscriber gifts, or products they can buy only from you? That’s not a problem.

    Our warehousing and fulfilment service holds all your valuable stock safely on your behalf. Whenever your reader orders a product, it’s us that the order comes to, and it’s us that handles the entire picking packing, billing and distribution process for you. We handle it all so you don’t need to be involved. It’s yet another vital background service that we do, but which can give real value-add to your readers.

    Merchandising is available in France, Switzerland, Germany, Singapore, the UK and USA for worldwide distribution. If you want us to offer a custom solution for your country, then please do get in touch.

  • Pick and Pack
    Pick and Pack

    For clients who want to know how their stock levels are changing at our own warehouses, we have the perfect solution – a highly accurate software solution that lets customers see their stock 24/7 in near-real time. Use this to trigger new orders, and manage your readers’ expectations.

    These pick and pack service are available from Switzerland, France, Germany, the UK, the USA and Singapore for worldwide distribution. On demand, we can look into offering you a custom solution for your own country too.

Subscriber and newstand press

International press logistics

  • Collection and Pick-up
    Collection and Pick-up

    If you can’t get your publications to us, then we’ll come to you.

    Our collection and pick-up service saves you from sending your printed material to us. We’ll arrive at your own printing plant (or any other similar location), and load your magazines, newspapers and periodicals straight onto our lorries. From here they’ll arrive at our own periodical distribution centres, where they’ll be packed, labelled, and distributed to the rest of the world.

    Best of all, our pick-ups can be arranged for exactly when you want them – allowing your own printers to avoid unnecessary built-up of printed material.

  • Transportation
    Transportation

    Wherever your magazines, newspapers or periodicals need to go to, you can rely on Asendia to smoothly handle the entire transportation process for you.

    Whether it’s dealing with differing VAT rates, completing complex customs clearances, or even making sure your press and publishing deliveries are labelled and correctly sized for the most cost-efficient pricing possible, we’ll be your transportation partner the whole way through. All in all, we make sure your press distribution is as safe, and as secure as possible.

    Contact us to learn more.

  • Special Deliveries
    Special Deliveries

    Want your publication distribution to reach the widest possible spread of touchpoints? If so, we’ll help you maximise your printed content’s exposure by delivering them to a much broader span of outlets. Fairs, exhibitions, hotels, airports – these are just some of the ‘special’ places we also deliver to.

    If you need it, we’ll arrange express, or courier delivery too – it’s all part of our guarantee to help your material find new spaces, and in doing so, attract new readers/subscribers.

    Reach out to new readers and you’ll see how special our special deliveries really can be.

    Contact us to learn more.

Other distribution services

  • Customs Clearance
    Customs Clearance

    We do all the paperwork for you, to get your printed material through customs.

    Just like moving people, publications also need their own mini mountain of paperwork to get through customs. Whether it’s dealing with VAT, sourcing the correct customs clearance forms, calculating duties, or paying other taxes, the business of distributing content from country to country can seem like a difficult process.

    But, when you chose to partner with Asendia, we take all this hard work away from you.

    As one of the world’s leading print distributors, we know exactly what to do to ensure your titles clear customs and continue their passage anywhere on the planet. Don’t just hope your deliveries get through; know they’ll get through when you hand over management to us.

    Contact us here to learn more

  • Direct Mail
    Direct Mail

    Sending your marketing messages to key prospects efficiently and cost effectively

    Direct marketing is a proven channel for successfully presenting your brand and enabling prospects to become customers from the comfort of their own home. At Asendia we’ll help you unlock the power of direct marketing to make sure you meet all your reader acquisition targets.

    We have a range of solutions ready and waiting for you to choose. We’ve got all the services you’ll need to make sure your flyers, catalogues, promotional letters, cards and brochures are prepared properly, and delivered at their most cost price, anywhere in the world.

  • Business Mail
    Business Mail

    Postal delivery you can rely on for all your important business correspondence.

    Email may dominate, but we know companies still need to send their key correspondence by post – which means they want to be confident their mail is delivered safely, securely, and in the same condition it left them.

    That’s where Business Mail can help. Whether it’s sending complex legal documents, proposals, invoices, or personalised letters to top tier clients, our business mail services take the worry out of worldwide delivery.

    Use our services for all your single, bulk and regular mailing to all parts of the world. With business mail, your reputation internationally is assured.

  • Undeliverables Management
    Undeliverables Management

    Data processing services that leave you in control of your returns.

    Returns and undeliverables are a fact of life. Here at Asendia we help you make them to be as small as possible – by applying forensic attention to data management: erasing errors, duplicates and gone-aways as far as it is possible to.

    And when you still have undeliverable mail, we won’t stop here either. If you want to have your returned publications sent back to you, that’s no problem. If you want them scanned, and monitored instead, or you simply need them recycled, that’s fine too. Whatever your requirement, we’ll do it for you. It’s all about us helping you manage away returns, to return you better bottom-line profit.

    Contact us here to learn more.

  • Premiumaddress Germany
    Premiumaddress Germany

    Ensuring undeliverable mailings to German recipients are properly managed.

    Mail that fails to reach its end destination no longer needs to be a mystery.

    Premiumaddress is our enhanced solution for undeliverable Subscriber Press and Direct Mail to Germany. Each time mail is undeliverable, you’ll receive digital notification – including all the address and recipient details you need to know – before it is destroyed by the German postal system.

    At a glance, this premium service enables clients to see for themselves which content isn't getting delivered, understand why this might be, and whether there are errors that need to be corrected.

    Contact us here for more information