Import Services and Jakks Pacific – a formidible tag team

02. 26. 2015

Portcentric logistics specialist, Import Services is celebrating another major account win from the US market with the recent addition of JAKKS Pacific to its customer portfolio.

The Southampton based retail logistics and distribution company, which prides itself on delivering first class customer service, has secured 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.

JAKKS is a top five U.S. player in the toys and leisure products sector and an award winning licensee of several hundred nationally and internationally known trademarks including Disney®, Nickelodeon®, Warner Bros®, Ultimate Fighting Championship®, Hello Kitty®, Graco® and Cabbage Patch Kids®.

In addition to recent wins such as Melissa & Doug, IMC Toys and Fun4Kids, JAKKS Pacific joins Import Services’ ever growing portfolio of toy and gift clients.

JAKKS Pacific comments, “Our decision to work with Import Services is based on its 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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