Clipper and Mint Velvet extend partnership

Clipper Logistics plc has extended its partnership with premium women’s fashion brand, Mint Velvet, taking the businesses partnership into its tenth year.

The retail and high-value logistics specialist, will continue to service the contract from its Milton Keynes facility, and the integrated solution will incorporate store replenishment, Click & Collect, global e-commerce support, wholesale supply and returns. Clipper’s added-value services, ClickLink™ and Boomerang™, will form a key part of the new agreement, providing best-practice in Click & Collect and reverse logistics respectively.

Stuart Grant, COO of Mint Velvet, said: “Extending our partnership with Clipper into its tenth year is testament to the collaborative approach we’ve taken within our supply chain. They are a trusted and valued partner, and innovations such as Boomerang™ and ClickLink™ have demonstrated that they are at the forefront of retail logistics. As our business and the retail landscape in general evolves, we look forward to working together to ensure the best service for all our customers, whether that be online or in-store.”

Tony Mannix, CEO of Clipper said: “We’ve worked alongside Mint Velvet from the very start of their business, and it’s incredibly fulfilling for all of our team to play a role in their success. They are a forward-thinking brand, who have really got on board with our consultative approach. We’re looking forward to many more successful years together.”

Clipper’s added-value retail services will include the repair of returned faulty goods, and re-configuring the multichannel supply-chain to be more streamlined and efficient, resulting in a more positive customer experience. ClickLink, a joint venture created by Clipper alongside The John Lewis partnership, allows retailers of all sizes to scale their business alongside the growing trend for Click & Collect, and consumer  demand for choice and convenience.