With more than 100 years in the magazine and book business, TNG is North America's largest magazine and book wholesaler. TNG is also a rapidly growing supplier of in-store execution services for retailers and manufacturers. With its new brand, TNG is poised to become a leading in-store solutions provider to major retailers across the United States (including Puerto Rico) and Canada.
01 TNG's distribution centers utilize a highly sophisticated and efficient just-in-time logistics system that allows operators to assemble accurate orders quickly.
With over 6,700 employees and extensive infrastructure across the United States and Canada, TNG has the dominant market
share position in the reading product category. TNG receives, processes, delivers and tracks well over 1.5 billion books and
magazines every year. Its people work with a sense of urgency in dealing with perishable reading products throughout its distribution centers, depots, offices and stores to ensure that its products get on retail shelves quickly.
While TNG’s core service has been and continues to be the wholesaling and distribution of books and magazines, it has diversified its retail services offering to take advantage of its extensive experience and expertise. It now takes pride in delivering excellent service in logistics, front-end category management, merchandising, general merchandise management and displays.
The reading category continues to be a multi-billion dollar category in the mass-market retail stores that are serviced by TNG. Shoppers can enjoy taking a break from shopping in the reading centers that TNG has developed with its retailer partners. Retailers benefit from the comfortable environment that customers enjoy through the impulse sales that are generated.
Logistics & Distribution Solutions
TNG’s broad reach and extensive infrastructure provide a complete supply-chain management solution. Vendors can count on TNG to efficiently manage the flow of product, including warehousing, order assembly, outbound delivery and reverse logistics, for more than 28 million periodical and other products every week.
TNG’s extensive network and infrastructure gives it the ability to actively expand its third-party freight business by maximizing load capacities and getting product to where it needs to go more efficiently.
02 TNG's merchandisers make over 1.5 million service visits annually and handle thousands of unique items across multiple
In-Store Execution & Merchandising Solutions
TNG’s customers demand that no time is wasted in getting their products out of their back rooms and onto their selling floors. TNG ensures products are well displayed, stocked and available for customers.
Checkout & Display Solutions
TNG's Retail Support Services provides turnkey solutions for in-line and checkout displays. Experts in development, procurement and installation of
cost-effective, front-end solutions for retailers, TNG provides peace of mind and increased profitability to its retail partners.
General Merchandise Management Solutions
Stenek, a division of TNG, provides retailers with a complete general merchandise management system. Stenek is growing as many retailers are beginning to outsource this specialized service. Stenek helps retailers gain efficiencies, minimize inventories and grow sales through its best-in-class merchandising system. Customers purchase Stenek products every day and Stenek is there to help its best-in-class retail customers sell them profitably.