University Games makes move with Import Services

Board game manufacturer and distributor University Games has named Import Services as logistics partner, looking to adopt the supply chain edge port-centric distribution provides. 

Formed in 2007, University Games provides games that encourage interaction and imagination, with their portfolio including such titles as Pointless, 5 Second Rule, Yeti in my Spaghetti, Paddington Sightseeing Adventure and more.

“We selected Import Services based on their knowledge of retail logistics and compelling supply chain services," explained Adrian Whyles of University Games.

"Our logistics partner also provides us with web-enabled systems to match their impressive container port facilities in Southampton. We can now focus on growing our business knowing we have Import Services to take care of the systems, scope and scale of logistics required in the new world of retailing."

Mike Thomas, client services director at Import Services added: “We are delighted to welcome University Games to our expanding group of innovative Clients at our container port hub facilities. University Games is now plugged-in to the optimum route to market for imported products, destined to the Majors, Multiples, Indi’s across the UK and Eire.”

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