Clipper Logistics secures five-year contract with Joules
Clipper Logistics has signed a five-year contract with fashion brand Joules to provide logistics services.
The new contract is set to start early this year, employing around 200 people. There will be a multi-million pound investment programme into the operation this year and the next to expand capacity, Clipper said.
"This will be a fast-moving fulfilment and logistics operation involving inbound deliveries from a variety of UK based and international suppliers over seven days a week and will fulfil orders for the retail, e-commerce and wholesale customers of the Joules brand," the company said.
Marc Dench, chief financial officer of Joules Group, said: "We are delighted to be entering this long-term partnership with Clipper for the operation of our distribution centre in Corby. Through the process we have been impressed with Clipper's capabilities and their cultural alignment with our business."
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