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18 November 2021

The Learning Network outsources fulfilment to students to CB

As of 2022, CB will be responsible for the fulfilment of educational books and materials towards students for The Learning Network (TLN). CB will start with fulfilment in professional and vocational education and next summer higher education will be added.

CB will take care of the storage and fulfilment of student orders for the TLN brands Studers and Studystore. In addition to books and workbooks, CB will also fulfil orders for study materials such as tools, writing materials and notebooks. The number of copies distributed annually for the TLN brands is about 3.5 million.

Natascha van Nieuwenburg, CEO TLN: "CB has proven experience in e-commerce logistics, the distribution of educational books and knows like no other the seasonal peaks and requirements of the market. With the centralization of the ever-growing and more varied inventory, the applied automation and scalable capabilities, we can work together with CB to ensure that the processes and flow of goods remain optimal."

Mathijs Suidman, Director of Media CB: "With the arrival of TLN, our services for the education market are growing and we can connect even more educational specialists and publishers sustainably and efficiently through our logistics services. We are very happy with the trust given by TLN and look forward to a great and valuable collaboration."

CB is a specialist in the distribution educational books and works among others for Noordhoff, ThiemeMeulenhoff and many other educational publishers and booksellers.

About TLN

The Learning Network (TLN) is the largest independent educational service provider in the Netherlands. TLN offers educational services, books and digital learning materials to pupils, students and teachers in secondary, vocational and scientific education. TLN believes in customization for everyone who wants to teach or learn. Therefore, the brands facilitate the complete range of quality and affordable learning resources. As a knowledge carrier with over eighty years of experience, TLN offers education the solution in matching supply and demand.

Photo caption: The Learning Network and CB sign their agreement. From left: Natascha van Nieuwenburg (CEO TLN), Hans Peter van Uffelen (General Counsel TLN), Mathijs Suidman (Director Media CB), Manon Quaedvlieg (CFO CB).