Arvato is now managing European drone retailer Parrot Inc.’s fulfilment services in North America out of its Pleasant Prairie facility in Wisconsin.
Arvato will be responsible for distribution of drones to B2B and B2C customers in the USA and Canada as well as all warehousing, pick processes and returns management.
Founded in France in 1994, Parrot has extended its activities over the years to more than 100 countries worldwide. Today, Parrot is the world’s second largest player in the consumer drone market. In addition to consumer drones, Parrot also offers business solutions including drones, software and services focusing on agriculture, 3D mapping, surveying, inspection and public safety.
Arvato will manage logistics for Parrot at the approximately 540,000 sq ft multi-brand distribution centre in Wisconsin. Specifically, the contract will cover the entire warehousing, picking, packaging and transportation management for drone distribution, including all accessories and parts.
“Additionally, the logistical services for Parrot Inc. encompass returns management as well as other value-added services such as the re-flashing of drones, repackaging or display building,” says Leon Walcott, Director Business Development Hightech & Entertainment at Arvato SCM Solutions.
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