Blue Weaver Marketing began trading in 2001 and is today a leading independent distributor of local and international specialist titles in South Africa.

The varied General & Trade titles Blue Weaver distributes reflect local and well-known publishers, including Awesome South Africa, Metz Press, 30 Degrees South and Modjaji Books as well as respected International Trade Publishers. Many of our Trade titles have been nominated for awards in their respective categories, such as the Alan Paton and Sefika Booksellers Choice Awards. Please visit our General & Trade page for information pertaining to this Division.

The Blue Weaver Academic & Scholarly Division markets, sells and distributes for leading South African and African Publishers, such as the University Presses and the HSRC Press, as well as respected international scholarly publishing brands, including Zed Books. All titles are authored and edited by leading Academics, Researchers and Scholars across different fields. Many of our Academic and Scholarly titles have been nominated for awards in their respective categories, including the Alan Paton and Sefika Booksellers Choice Awards. Please visit our Academic & Scholarly page for information pertaining to this Division.

Three of the key reasons for Blue Weaver’s success include the following:

  • an understanding of and tenacity to meet the requirements of an ever-changing publishing and book sales industry
  • a dedicated and experienced staff who strive to exceed the expectations of both our Publishers and Customers
  • the provision of a direct marketing, sales and distribution infrastructure in Southern and Sub-Saharan Africa for Publishers, allowing them to compete effectively in the marketplace

Blue Weaver is based in Cape Town and has a regional office in Gauteng, Johannesburg. The Company promotes and sells to Academic Institutions, Bookshops, Libraries, Library Suppliers and Specialist Retailers throughout South Africa.

Blue Weaver works in partnership with Booksite Afrika who manage the warehousing, invoicing, dispatch and debt collection of the majority of our Publishers’ titles.

Booksite Afrika is a logistics service provider that provides warehousing and distribution services to the book trade. Booksite Afrika’s relationship is based on a strong partnership principle with Publishing partners playing an active role in managing the business together.

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Blue Weaver | Specialist Publishers’ Representatives

PO Box 30370, Tokai 7966, Cape Town, South Africa | Tel: +27 (0)21 701 4477 | Fax: +27 (0)21 701 7302 | Email: queries@blueweaver.co.za

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