Wednesday, November 4, 2009

TDG To Handle Toy Logistics

UK Retailer Awards 3PL Contract
Shipping News Feature

UK – Third Party Logistics (3PL) provider TDG are to take over the freight haulage and warehousing operations of the UK’s largest independent toy retailer, The Entertainer (TE), and provide logistical management and support for the company’s expansion plans.

With 50 stores and two successful on-line brands TE is planning to capitalise on the demise of competition caused by the recession by opening up to 50 further new stores in the next four years. In order to fulfil this The Entertainer has announced it is to outsource its logistics requirements to TDG, which will handle the contract from its Swindon facility from February 2010.

In a statement The Entertainer said that “[this] signals the start of an exciting period of change for The Entertainer, who have every confidence in TDG's ability to provide and sustain a flexible, high quality and reliable service to the enlarged group”.