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Who We Are

Many people know Bookzone Limited (“Bookzone”) as one of the island’s leading suppliers of schoolbooks to bookstores and the Ministry of Education (MOE). That was true a few years ago. Today, Bookzone not only markets and distributes books but also a wide range of goods and services that keeps the nation’s education system operational.

What We Do

Bookzone Limited was established under the Companies Act on 21 Nov 2013. We operate an administrative office, warehouse, and distribution centre at secure facilities located in the corporate area of Kingston.

As a full-service education sector marketing and distribution company, we provide:

Our Leadership

We are led on a day-to-day basis by Nigel Walker, our Managing Director. Nigel has been involved in the local book industry for over twenty-five years. His expertise spans procurement and import logistics, warehousing, trade promotion, stakeholder engagement, book sales (wholesale and retail). He is currently the Vice President of the Book Industry Association of Jamaica (BIAJ), an umbrella organization to promote the interests of the local book trade and ensure its balanced and integrated development. Nigel also serves as the BIAJ’s liaison between the organization and Jamaica’s MOE.

Our Key Partners

Scalefusion was launched in 2015 by ProMobi Technologies. Based in Pune, India, Scalefusion has over 6000 customers in 120+ countries worldwide. Scalefusion is a leading provider of device management services for Android, iOS, macOS and Windows 10 devices. Scalefusion’s platform extends support to various deployment scenarios such as dedicated-device, COPE (Corporate-owned, Personally Enabled), and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).

Lenovo is a China-based tech firm that began more than three decades ago with a team of eleven engineers. Today, Lenovo is a diverse group of forward thinkers and innovators in more than 180 markets, constantly reimagining technology to make the world more interesting and to solve tough global challenges. Lenovo currently has hundreds of millions of customers globally and sells a staggering four devices per second.

Howard Campbell and Associates (HCA) is an education sector services company, established in 1997, that provides a wide spectrum of services that support the wholistic development of K12 education institutions. HCA has deep expertise in curriculum publishing, digital transformation, educational assessment, teaching in support of learning, and project management. HCA is led by Howard Campbell, a well-experienced education services professional with 26+ years’ experience in the fields of education, business, information technology, and curriculum publishing.

BookFusion is our eBook fulfilment partner that provides our publishers with an additional distribution channel. Our publishers are able to gain access to both emerging and already developed markets. Readers have the flexibility to read their eBooks on the device of their choice.

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What Clients Say

Bookzone Limited has demonstrated a high level of adherence to contractual obligations. They have been consistent in the execution of contracts—required quality and delivery timeframe. They pay attention to details, execute contracts within agreed timeframe, and behaves professionally and ethically. Bookzone usually provides valuable information regarding any new developments in the market, provides excellent post-delivery support, and always provides support to the wider client base—the schools.
Garth Gooden
Director of Procurement - Public Procurement Commission
Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (Jamaica)
Bookzone Limited was contracted to supply and distribute 116,534 grades 4, 5 and 6 English Language student books to primary schools island wide for the academic year 2019/2020. Bookzone completed the contract one month before the contract deadline. The company’s representative, even though very professional, has soft skills which will enable them to not only build but sustain needed relationships. Bookzone followed the distribution liste provided by the MoEYI and packaged books accordingly ofr all primary level schools. Bookzone delivers and, based on delivery patterns, is familiar with the location of all schools island wide.
Tellyann Peynado-White
Director of Procurement & Utilization (Acting)
Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (Jamaica)
I have had the opportunity to conduct business with BookZone for the last 6 years and they are easily one of the most professional, flexible and customer-friendly companies you’ll find in the Jamaican marketplace.
Jermaine Simms
Assistant Marketing Manager
Kingston Bookshop Limited