Tuesday 27th Sep 2016 - Logistics Manager

Mothercare extends contract with DHL

Mothercare has extended its national distribution contract with DHL Supply Chain for a further five years.

DHL handles national distribution to Mothercare’s network of 300+ UK stores and international franchises

Graeme Thompson, head of global supply chain planning and development at Mothercare UK, said: “We are always looking at ways to serve our customers better and the new contract with DHL ensures parents in the UK and worldwide can get the quality products they need at their convenience. An integrated and streamlined supply chain is key to this vision.”

The new contract which runs until 2020 extends a 25 year relationship. DHL will manage the national operation at its main site in Crick, Northamptonshire, handling both Mothercare and Early Learning Centre brands.

Jon Wood, VP home and leisure, DHL Supply Chain said: “Under the new agreement we’re looking forward to using our expertise to create value for Mothercare’s customers and to assisting the company further as it continues to grow internationally.”