PD Portcentric Logistics, part of the PD Ports Group has signed a four year deal with Sifcon International plc (SIL) at Felixstowe. SIL is a leading supplier of gifts and interior accessories to retailers of all sizes across the UK and Europe.
The contract will see PD Portcentric Logistics manage all handling, storage and picking as well as distribution for SIL’s UK mainland supply chain.
The operation will occupy 161,000 sq.ft. of PD Portcentric Logistics’ warehousing facilities and will include a comprehensive pick and pack service to cater for bespoke orders prior to onward distribution to UK retailers.
Frans Calje, PD Ports’ managing director unitised and portcentric logistics, said: “This new deal with SIL demonstrates our capability at PD Portcentric Logistics to offer a comprehensive and streamlined supply chain management service that delivers real value to our customers.
“Our service allows us to pick, pack and dispatch any number of goods from our site at any given time. We are very much looking forward to working with SIL to facilitate its continued growth throughout the retail sector over the next four years and beyond.”
Alan Pimm, Sifcon International plc’s Managing Director, said: “We are pleased to welcome PD Portcentric Logistics as our new logistics partner. We feel that this move, together with the investment that PD Portcentric Logistics has made in equipment and systems, will enable us to continue the fantastic growth that we have achieved in recent years.”