DKL Marketing Ltd, renowned for distributing and marketing quality children’s products, has appointed Import Services as its logistics partner for the UK and Ireland markets.

Import Services will provide DKL a complete port-centric service, high volume order processing, pick and packing, pre-retailing and distribution through the UK and Ireland. The new partnership will see DKL import products from its 7 award winning brands including Hama Beads, Plus-Plus Construction, PlayMais Craft, Scentco Scented Stationery, Breyer Model Horses, Bloco Construction and Escabbo Bath Toys, through Import Services Southampton based warehouse operation.

“What attracted us to Import Services as a logistics partner was the many years of experience in the toy sector, the advantages of a port-centric distribution centre and an impressive integrated IT system,” commented DKL Managing Director, Kai Hawaleska. He continued, “It’s vital that we have clear visibility of our products movement, from leaving their point of origin to delivery, TRAC allows us to see 24/7, in real time the progress of our products, which is invaluable to our supply chain.”

Mike Thomas, Client Services Director at Import Services, said he is thrilled to welcome DKL Marketing to an expanding portfolio of Clients embracing our port-centric logistics model, which optimises supply chain to market. The Import Services partnership enables forward thinking companies, such as DKL to gain a business edge and align with the new world of retailing.”


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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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Darren Runnette

Art Marketing

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