British brand Anglepoise® has appointed Import Services as its logistics partner for the UK and Continental European markets.
The new partnership will see Anglepoise® import its series of desk, floor, wall and pendant lamps, ideally suited for both domestic and commercial interiors, through Import Services Southampton based warehousing operation.

Import Services is providing Anglepoise® with a complete port-centric service from UK customs clearance to bonded warehousing, high volume order processing, pre-retailing and distribution throughout the UK and Continental Europe. Distribution will be both retail and end-customer.

Established in 1932 Hampshire-based, Anglepoise® has a rich history in pioneering product development and today distributes to over fifty countries worldwide and regularly features in respected International publications to ensure the Anglepoise® lamp retains iconic status around the World.

Mike Thomas, Client Services Director at Import Services, said he is thrilled to welcome Anglepoise® to a great portfolio of Clients embracing a port-centric model, which reduces the supply chain time to market significantly. Anglepoise® is looking to gain this business edge and align with the new world of retailing which our supply chain model enables.”

“When looking for a logistics partner Import Services provided us with the perfect solution, combining great TRAC systems and a port-centric logistics operation,” commented Anglepoise® Managing Director, John Purnell.

“Not only does Import Services bring our products into the country, clear customs and provide a bonded warehouse, its strategically based operation, adjacent to the container port, allows us to operate a cost-effective, traceable and flexible operation. We needed a company with seamless import and product movement capabilities, one which would allow us to have clear visibility of our products from the moment they leave the Far East to the moment they are delivered to our customers.”

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“Our decision to work with Import Services is based on their impressive knowledge of UK retail logistics which, combined with web enabled systems and their port-centric location in Southampton, presented us with a compelling business case”.

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‘The strength of our relationship with Import Services is based on their information systems.’

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“You have provided us with a robust start to the year with the consistent shipping of high numbers, your output was hard, fast and relentless, thank you very much.”

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