Clipper crowned ‘Overall Winner’ at Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2018

Clipper Logistics, leading provider of retail logistics solutions in the UK has been awarded double success at this year’s Supply Chain Excellence Awards, in recognition for their partnership with Superdry.

Clipper have been awarded winners in Delivery Innovation, and been crowned Overall Winners, both for their ongoing work together with Superdry, creating and implementing innovative, effective and world-class warehouse operations, benefiting the Superdry business, as well as their customers.

Superdry are one of the UK and Europe’s leading fashion retailers, driving forward innovation in order to provide a quality of service perfectly attuned to the retail landscape and demands of the modern shopper. Clipper has been at the forefront of the UK’s logistics sector for over two decades, and have developed a number of specialist solutions, designed and created to meet the demands of the fast-paced retail climate and the expectations of the modern consumer.

Tony Mannix, CEO of Clipper, says: “We are delighted to have beenrecognised for our hard work in partnership with Superdry. Through a number of innovative and unique initiatives, we have worked together to considerably improve the effectiveness of the Superdry supply chain. This has included the introduction of a single stock pool, omnichannel picking, and the implementation of our tailored Click and Collect solution ClickLinkTM. We have helped increase efficiency, and reduce in-store stock holdings, ensuring better stock availability. On-time, in full orders have also increased, providing a better, and more convenient experience for their customers.

“The innovative work we have done with Superdry across their UK facilities and supply chain has been used as a template for wider supply chain solutions, and is just one example of how we use our expertise to improve supply chain efficiency for our clients.”

We’re thrilled that Superdry have also been awarded winners in Supply Chain Strategy & Design for work supported by Clipper. Superdry haveworked to transform their whole supply chain process to drive efficiency, establishing seven consolidation centres and transforming the way in which they work with vendors and partners. The successful transformation of Superdry’s warehouse operations have paved the way for the integration of eBay and wholesale operations further improving efficiency and enabling Superdry to move towards a true single stock pool solution, combining all channels: e-commerce, eBay, wholesale and retail stock, fulfilled from all locations across distribution centres and stores.

The Supply Chain Excellence Awards, now in their 22nd year, have become the benchmark for supply chain best practice, attracting entries from not only the UK and Europe, but all around the world.