Alpha Group joins forces with Import Services

Alpha Group has teamed up with the Southampton container port-based, Import Services.

As part of the agreement, Import Services will assist with the distribution of Alpha’s products in the UK and Irish retail market by providing inbound shipping from Alpha’s Far East production centres, storage, customs clearance and more.

“Our decision to work with Import Services is based on their impressive knowledge of UK retail logistics,” said Mark Hyndman, country general manager of UK and Ireland.

“Their experience and expertise, combined with web enabled systems and their port-centric location in Southampton, presented us with a compelling business case.’’

Mike Thomas, director at Import’s Client Services, added: “We are thrilled Alpha Animation has selected our team to underpin their continued growth.

“Alpha is an exciting, innovative business and we very much look forward to working together in a great supply chain partnership.”

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