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  • We are responsible for distributing more than 65% of the UK’s CD market – up to 1.5 million units a day

  • We are one of the largest supply chain partners in the UK entertainment sector. We work with leading brands including Sony Music and Universal Music

  • arvato is part of the world’s biggest book publisher and Europe’s largest printing group. We design, print and produce everything from brochures, posters and payslips, to direct mail and dunning letters

  • For Universal Music, we improved the speed and accuracy of order compilation by over 15%, and increased the volume of products processed by goods inward by 30%

  • "arvato has an extremely strong track record in distribution and fulfilment, as well as a deep understanding of the entertainment industry." David Bryant, Chief Financial Officer, Universal Music UK

media and entertainment

Digital technologies, from smart phones and e-readers, to apps and downloads continue to change the way people interact with and consume media and entertainment.

While the channels are expanding and evolving, the value of the content remains important in an increasing competitive sector.

  • To reach consumers, companies are changing business models to take advantage of new channels and multiple platforms
  • Industries are coming together to respond to the changes - even competitors are forming alliances
  • Companies are battling hard to retain control and maintain protection of their digital content

our experience in media and entertainment

arvato is part of Bertelsmann, the world’s most international media company, which includes the number one group in television and radio in Europe (RTL), the world’s largest book publishing group (Random House), Europe’s biggest magazine publisher (Gruner + Jahr) and media club and direct marketing business (Direct Group).

We have worked with world-leading media and entertainment brands for more than 50 years. Our clients include leading players such as Sony Music and Universal Music. We understand these sectors and have created integrated solutions for finance and supply chain services that have reduced costs, improved customer service and built customer loyalty.