Freight News, Logistics

Kerry to spearhead House of Fraser China growth

[ June 18, 2015   //   ]

Kerry Logistics Network Limited has secured a contract to support House of Fraser’s store and e-commerce expansion into China in 2016. It will operate more than 9,000sq m of warehousing for the UK-based retailer in Shanghai, providing import agency services, import customs brokerage, and domestic distribution and e-fulfillment. Value-added services will range from re-conditioning of consumer returns to product localisation.
The retailer’s supply chain and international executive director, Tony Carr said: ““Their expertise and local knowledge will be invaluable as we establish a presence in the region and bring our premium shopping experience to the consumers in China.”
House of Fraser is set to open stores across China,starting in Nanjing, Chongqing, and Xuzhou, as well as an on-line portal in the country, as part of ongoing expansion plans following its acquisition by Sanpower Group last year.