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PD Ports gets a handle on bike contract

[ September 22, 2017   //   ]

PD Ports’ Felixstowe operation has signed a contract to handle UK warehousing for one of the world’s largest cycle manufacturers, Specialized.

The US-headquartered firm has appointed PD Ports as one of its preferred logistics partners to serve its UK retailers.

It will handle and store a cycling accessories including helmets, shoes, spare parts, and clothing which will be imported largely from the Far East, and will include a fully comprehensive pick and pack operation prior to onward distribution to UK retailers; working closely with Specialized’s approved courier service.

Specialized UK’s operations manager, Leigh Smithers, said: “We look forward to developing our partnership with PD Ports’ and benefiting from their expertise and proven track record in helping some of the country’s leading brands reduce costs and improve process efficiencies to transform their global supply chains.”