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FAQ Wholesale


Can I select Specific Books in my wholesale order?

Our 4 main categories are sold as mixed categories only, if you have a bespoke requirement please contact us through the 'get in touch'. Individual books can be purchased here

What is the Minimum Order Requirement?

You can order a single box or a single pallet box. Shipping charges will apply

Is there a way I can purchase specific books in bulk?

Yes, please 'contact us' for more information regarding bulk purchases of specific books

Do you sell New Books?

No, all of our wholesale books are used but in good to very good condition. Some selected New books can be found on 'WOB.com'

What quality of books should I expect to receive?

All of our books are used, but we quality check all books to only supply good -very good condition titles.

How many boxes will fit into a container?

A 20ft container will fit 20 pallet boxes or approx. 400 small boxes. A 40ft HC container will fit 44 pallet boxes or 800 small boxes

What's the maximum Weight you can fit into a container?

A 20ft container will hold approx. 10 tonnes in small boxes, a 40ft HC will hold approx. 20 tonnes in small boxes

Do you organise shipping?

We trade on ex-works terms so we do not provide any shipping outside of the UK. We have some contacts who can provide quotations on request. Please ask for quotations for shipping in the UK

What are my payment options?

All orders require advance payment, we can accept bank transfer or PayPal payments. We can invoice in US$, GBP£, AUS$ OR Euro's.

What is the cost of each category?

Please 'contact us' with your order requirements and a quotation

Is there a discount for larger orders?

Yes we offer single pallet and box pricing, for larger 20ft or 40ft containers we offer a discount, please 'contact us' for a quotation

What's the difference between a pallet box and the small boxes?

Pallet boxes are a Euro sized shipping box/gaylord books they are usually 120x80x90cm in size packed up to 400kg's. In most cases they are stackable for transit. Our small boxes are 60x40x25cm each weighing 25-30kg each. 20-25 boxes are supplied per standard pallet 120x100x140cm maximum size (25 boxes)



Product Categories

Browse our tailored categories to find the best option to suit your needs.
We have a vast inventory including a wide range of titles, authors and genres as well as flexible order sizes.


Why buy from Used Wholesale Books?

Why buy from Used Wholesale Books?

With a vast inventory, wide range of titles, authors and genres, we have books for every reader. Our specially designed algorithms ensure that our Premium and Prime products include top authors and bestsellers. All our books go through a two-stage quality check, so our customers only receive books that are in good condition. Supplying orders, from 1 pallet to 40ft containers with minimal lead time.


Europe's leading seller of used English language books.

Working with us

We strive to provide an exceptional customer service, ensuring the working partnership between us is a pleasurable experience

The Product

Benefit from our extensive and comprehensive range of English books. There is always something new to select from ensuring your customers have a fresh and varied choice

Quality Books

Our two stage condition checks ensure you only receive books in good condition. Our key aim is to put these books back in the hand so that they can be enjoyed, at least once more! Those books which miss the grade are ethically recycled.

We can tailor our products to your needs.

Get in touch for a personalised quote.

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