Characterised by a pioneering perfect balance mechanism invented in the 1930’s and an engaging dynamic form, Anglepoise® produces the ultimate in flexible and functional decorative lighting.

 

From the creation of their iconic Original 1227™ desk lamp and the introduction of Sir Kenneth Grange designed Type Collections to their recent collaborations with esteemed British designers Paul Smith and Margaret Howell, design integrity remains at the heart of this progressive British brand.

 

Anglepoise import their products from manufacturing sites in the Far East directly into Southampton Container Port, the first call for the largest container ships plying to Northern Europe. Our Proximate DC’s store, order process and pre-retail for onward B2B and B2C distribution across the UK, Eire and Continental Europe.

 

Port-Centric Logistics

The Southampton based DC’s offer Anglepoise time and cost advantages over their competition, afforded by our efficient warehouse operations, across all three sites, Import Services provides the compelling option for fast moving consumer goods into both retailers and direct to consumers’ homes.

 

Strong Partnership and Integration

To facilitate integration with Amazon’s order processing, Import Services’ IT department works with Anglepoise to ensure their vendor codes and deliveries are aligned in an efficient supply chain.

This integration demonstrates collaborative effort between vested parties. Face-to-face meetings maintain a One Team approach, with the added benefit of TRAC technology linking intelligent networks of supply chain services to meet the new world of retailing.

 

TRAC

The Client Portal provides real time product order flow information enabling Anglepoise to TRAC product movement, stock levels, deliveries and PODs 24/7 and to make informed decisions from anywhere via Import Services’ web based TRAC portal.

As TRAC is now an integral part of Anglepoise it is important team training is on-going as the  innovative system is also evolving constantly. Fifteen members of Anglepoise staff inducted initially supported by the Key Account Management at Import Services.

 

Key Services

• Bonded facilities to enable VAT & Duty-Free storage assisting cash flow

• Component services and corresponding charges listed at order level, to enable margin focus.

• Port-Centric location with direct distribution to Majors, Multiples, Indies and Consumers throughout UK/Eire/Continental Europe

• B2B and B2C distribution including Drop-Shipping

• Amazon fully integrated

• Real time supply chain information 24/7

 

The Difference

• Embedded knowledge of retail distribution

• Strong network of supply chain Partners

• Valuable Client Service

• Trusted

• Innovative technology

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“Our previous experience with other logistics firms made us focus upon the importance of finding a contractor with a management team which can maintain a true ‘hands on’ approach”.

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Mike Weiss

Operations Manager, Melissa & Doug

“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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Mark Hyndman

Alpha Animation

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

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Jon More

Learning Resources

“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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