Jakks Pacific signs Import Services

Jakks Pacific's new UK operation has signed up Import Services as its logistics partner.
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The Southampton based retail logistics and distribution company has secured the Jakks business in a competitive pitch.

The agreement includes provision of inbound transport, customs clearance, storage, high volume order processing, pre-retailing services and outbound distribution for all Jakks products, destined for UK and Eire major retailers.

The win follows recent additions such as Melissa & Doug, IMC Toys and Fun4Kids, Jakks Pacific joins Import Services’ ever growing portfolio of toy and gift Clients.

A statement from Jakks Pacific said: "Our decision to work with Import Services is based on their impressive knowledge of UK retail logistics which, combined with web enabled systems and their location at the Port of Southampton, presented us with a compelling business case".

Import Services client services director, Mike Thomas said: "We are thrilled to be working with Jakks, another significant win for us in providing specialist retail logistics support for US based companies distributing their products to the Majors, Multiples and independent retailers across the UK and Continental Europe".

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