Homepage > Glossary

Glossary of Terms


Ex Works (EXW) is an international trade term that describes an agreement in which the seller is required to make goods ready for pickup at his or her own place of business. All other transportation costs and risks are assumed by the buyer.

Packaging information

Pallet Boxes: Standard 1180 x 780 x 800 (mm)

Small boxes: Standard 584 x 379 x 228 (mm)

Heat Treated Pallets:

We use heat treated pallets to ensure we are compliant with international Standards for Phytosanitary Measures 15 (ISPM 15) regulations put in place to prevent the spread of disease and insects that could negatively affect plants or ecosystems.

Heat treated pallets are branded with a mark of compliance.


Why buy from Used Wholesale Books?

We are determined to provide the best product for our customers and will work closely with you to make sure that you select the right products for your business.

We’ve developed long lasting relationships with all of our customers who have come to rely on our high standard of quality and great customer service.

We're the largest online seller of used books in Europe.

We have over 2.5 million happy customers worldwide.

A great variety!

We have over 2.4 million individual products in our warehouses and we are growing.

We have the formula!

We have specially designed computer algorithms to make sure that our Premium and Prime products include top authors and bestsellers.

Top Quality!

Our books go through three stages of quality control to make sure our customers get the very best!


We can tailor our products to your needs,
please get in touch for a personalised quote.