Homeware retailer Lakeland has awarded a contract to Kerry Logistics who will provide global freight forwarding services including ocean freight and supply chain solutions, as well as buyer’s consolidation services.
The retailer will use Kerry Logistics Virtual Buying Office (VBO), a web-platform designed to enhance efficiency and visibility along the supply chain, whilst Kerry Logistics’ strong presence in China will also help in Lakeland’s international expansion ambitions. The company recently announced expansion into Australia with 13 new locations.
“We are delighted to work with Kerry Logistics and look forward to their invaluable field expertise helping the next stage of growth for our multi-national business,” said Gary Marshall, director of operations at Lakeland
“Lakeland is a multi-national as well as multi-channel retailer renowned for high levels of customer service and innovation,” said Emma Rowlands, sales director of Kerry Logistics (UK).
“We are proud that they consider a partnership with Kerry Logistics to be a valuable part of their international growth strategy, and are looking forward to providing local expertise as well as supporting their business on a global scale,” she said.
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