NewSouth Books moves to ADS

From August 1st, 2019, distribution of NewSouth Books titles in Australia and New Zealand will move to Alliance Distribution Services (ADS), a division of Hachette Australia. 

NewSouth Books would like to thank TL Distribution (TLD) for their excellent service and support over the past nine years. The staff at TLD have worked tirelessly to help us develop our business in Australia and New Zealand.

In advance of 1 August 2019 you should send your NewSouth Books’ August new release orders only to ADS at

Their first August release will be instore on July 23rd.

Their second August release will be instore on August 8th.

On July 31st all back-orders will be transferred to ADS by TLD.

From 1st August 2019, all orders for NewSouth Books’ titles should be sent to ADS.

Returns Returns for books invoiced by TLD must be processed by TLD. We ask booksellers to be aware of the following cut-off dates and plan their returns accordingly, as ADS will not accept returns for books invoiced by TLD.

TLD will cease to issue Return Authorisations on Wednesday, July 31st.

Authorised returns are to arrive at TLD by Monday, September 30th.

Books received by TLD too late for processing and/or sent to TLD without an RA will be returned to the customer at the customer’s expense so please don’t delay in sending your returns once authorised. ADS will not accept returns which were not invoiced by ADS. These will be returned to the customer at the customer’s expense.

Contact details ADS: email your orders to

NewSouth Books: for enquiries email