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Edupoint Partners With Baker & Taylor
Edupoint.com( 11/15/2000 )
EduPoint, the premier online marketplace for continuing education, today announced an agreement with Baker & Taylor, Inc., a leading distributor of books, videos and music products. Under the terms of this agreement, EduPoint clients will be able to find and purchase over 500,000 book, audio, video and DVD titles to complement and enhance their continuing education.
The EduPoint marketplace was developed to make it easier and more efficient for enterprises, corporate learners and learning providers to connect. Fortune 1000 companies utilize custom versions of the EduPoint marketplace to improve how they procure, manage and evaluate employee continuing education. By incorporating Baker & Taylor products into the marketplace, corporate employees now have a single, online location to find and enroll in courses as well as purchase corresponding learning products.
"At EduPoint, we are committed to providing our enterprise, student and learning provider customers with the most comprehensive and robust solutions to find, purchase and manage continuing education," said Joe Pulichino, president and CEO of EduPoint. "By partnering with companies like Baker & Taylor, we are able to increase the level of efficiency and effectiveness of our custom marketplace solutions in meeting our clients core learning objectives."
"Baker & Taylor's unique ability to provide book, video and music products direct to customers enables EduPoint to broaden its offerings without developing costly infrastructure, giving the company a competitive advantage," said Ralph Mondeaux, Baker & Taylor's vice president, fulfillment services. "Our expertise in distribution and logistics allow companies like EduPoint to focus on their core competencies, while performing the 'back room' operations they need to compete."
EduPoint operates the largest, online marketplace for corporate learning, consisting of over 1.5 million courses and products from over 4,000 learning providers. Learning providers include accredited colleges and universities, distance learning companies and training providers.
EduPoint develops custom marketplace solutions for corporations that enable them to maximize their competitive advantage through the ability to better develop, manage and evaluate employee learning programs.
EduPoint is headquartered in Solana Beach, CA. For more information, visit the EduPoint Web site at www.EduPoint.com, or contact the company at 380 Stevens Ave., Suite 210, Solana Beach, Calif. 92075. Tel: 858.792.9889, Fax: 858.792.9119.
About Baker & Taylor, Inc.
Baker & Taylor, Inc. is a global information and entertainment services company that offers books, videos, music and fulfillment services to traditional and Internet retailers, libraries and educational institutions. It is based in Charlotte, N.C.
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