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How to Minimize Cost and Labor When You Get Late Textbook Adoptions

Posted by Liz Schulte on 7/22/20 6:30 AM
Topics: faculty relations, college store build faculty relations, faculty textbooks adoptions

This year college stores might have a hard time getting on-time adoptions from faculty members. If adoptions come in late, how can your store get low-cost books you need in time for rush and minimize the amount of work required?

How to Minimize Cost and Labor When You Get Late Textbook AdoptionsGetting on-time or early adoptions is the best way for your store to pass savings onto students. However, there are times when despite your best efforts, last minute adoptions are unavoidable. Late adoptions could mean you think you have to take the time to place several orders with multiple vendors and balance multiple shipments. Late adoptions also mean your store may not be able to obtain as many used books. When these things happen, they can increase costs and your workload.

However, there is a better solution. When you get late adoptions, you can place ASAP orders with MBS. There are several advantages to using MBS for your ASAP orders:

  1. Discounted new books – Get discounts off publishers prices when you order new books from MBS. 
  2. Used books – You can easily get available used books from MBS.
  3. Save time – Instead of placing multiple orders through many different sources, you can place one order and get all of the materials you need.
  4. Fast shipping – ASAP orders with MBS are shipped within 24 hours of being placed.

All you have to do is place an order with MBS like you normally do and mark it as ASAP. After that your order will be processed, filled and shipped to you. One shipment, one invoice and more savings for your store.


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