Port-Centric Logistics

    In 2012 Import Services commissioned a report into port-centric logistics, undertaken by Southampton Solent University. The report examined international supply chains with origins in the Far East and deliveries in the UK/Continental Europe identifying three principal challenges of Time, Cost and Carbon. The Port-Centric logistics model scored highly (read original report here)  With a further 8 years of operations, growth […]

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    Operational Update May 2020

    As the world adapts to a new normal, the workplace will need to evolve to embrace social distancing measures, remote working and increased levels of sanitisation.

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    Uk Announces Sweeping Tariff Cuts After Brexit

    Article credit: Bloomberg, Joe Mayes. The U.K. set out its post-Brexit tariffs plan, cutting import duties on many products while protecting industries such as automotive and agriculture in global trade beyond Europe. Items like dishwashers, freezers and Christmas trees will be able to enter the U.K. tariff-free as of Jan. To read the full article […]

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    Solent Mind launch Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Helpline

    We have featured the below release on behalf of our charity partner Solent Mind. Monday 20th April 2020 Solent Mind launch Coronavirus Mental Wellbeing Helpline Leading Hampshire and Isle of Wight mental health charity Solent Mind have launched a free helpline, available to those experiencing poor mental health or wellbeing issues as a result of […]

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    Xpediator PLC Update – Video Message from CFO Robert Ross

    Please watch a recent interview with Xpediator Plc, CFO Robert Ross discussing the actions the Group is taking to ensure it’s fit for the future.

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Taking retail logistics to a new dimension

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We’re delighted to be working with Import Services, having seen first-hand the advantages of their port-centric location and in-depth retail knowledge

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Richard Wells

University Games + Paul Lamond

‘Our expanding multi-channel networks demand speed to market from bonded DC facilities, this criteria was met by Import Services.’

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Jodie Thorpe

Co-Founder & Managing Director, The Little Birdy Group

“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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