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Over here – and doing rather well

[ August 3, 2015   //   ]

US global forwarder MIQ Logistics has gain new UK business with British casualwear brand, Crew Clothing and children’s TV channel Nickelodeon. Nickelodeon and Crew Clothing have both appointed MIQ Logistics. The forwarder, whose main UK base is at Egham, Surrey, will support their global supply chains including, in the case of Nickelodeon, replenishment of its flagship West End store and fulfilment of European on-line purchases.

Nickelodeon is expanding its physical presence in an effort to rival Disney, with the launch of its first European retail store in London’s Leicester Square this summer.

Started in 1993 in Devon, Crew Clothing has is now selling its designs through 76 stores and six outlets across the UK.

MIQ Logistics is a top 100 US-owned global forwarder, with 150 offices in 80 countries and over 5,000 employees worldwide. Its client list also includes Gant, Phase 8 and Seraphine. Managing director of MIQ Logistics (UK) Andy Martin (pictured below) said: “The successful launch of the Nickelodeon store and its continuous replenishment is testament to the skill of my retail teams. The Crew Clothing appointment is particularly notable as MIQ were unknown when we entered the process.”

He added that the forwarder was working with Paul Kelly, founder of Actualis Marketing, to raise its profile.

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