Importing with Style!
Katie Alice Partners with Delamode International Logistics trading as Import Services
Katie Alice Ltd, a leading retailer of vintage-inspired homeware and kitchen accessories has selected Import Services as their retail supply chain logistics partner, for what is certain to be a busy year ahead.
Formed just over ten years ago, Katie Alice is now Globally recognised for their whimsical designs, led by a love for vintage florals which have become highly popular. Products range from everyday kitchen items to home fragrance and phone cases, recently Katie Alice has made the move into UK production for the new collection ‘Forest Fling’ and in Sweden with the new birchwood trays.
After previously utilising a successful licensing model for Worldwide distribution, Katie Alice has made the strategic decision to bring wholesale supply chain logistics and warehousing ‘in house’, hence the partnership with an established retail logistics solutions provider, Import Services.
Like many businesses with a strong online presence, Katie Alice witnessed a surge in demand through the Pandemic and in light of continued growth, there is an evident need to partner with a specialist retail supply chain services company with both reach and scope to underpin Katie’ Alice’s expansion plans.
Matt Searle, Director at Katie Alice, comments, “As we celebrate our 10th birthday this month, a key driver for the decision to appoint Import Services is their impressive bonded warehousing activities and transport solutions which flow from us using this port-centric logistics facility. We searched for a supply chain logistics company with Brexit solutions and a proven track record, Import Services certainly shine in this regard”.
In addition, Matt cites that the port-centric logistics and warehouse storage solutions are a principal reason for selecting Import Services. matt continued “the Southampton based warehousing and distribution centre’s location makes a compelling business case. We are also impressed by the approachable manner in which our discussions took place compared to other retail logistics companies. The Import Services team made it clear from the very beginning that our business was valuable to them and as such carefully provided retail logistics solutions to our challenges posed.”
Mike Thomas, Client Services Director, at Delamode International Logistics cited “We are delighted Katie Alice has appointed Import Services as their retail logistics services provider. They are an innovative brand with significant growth plans which we are looking forward to supporting. Katie Alice is also an exciting, well led business and we very much look forward to working together in a great supply chain logistics partnership.”