French Connection awards 5-year contract to MIQ Logistics

Fashion retailer, French Connection, has entered into a $40m, five-year inbound logistics contract with MIQ Logistics.

MIQ Logistics will provide an end-to-end global supply chain solution. It will manage inventory from international French Connection factories across Asia, India, Turkey, Romania and Poland through to their European and North American stores, and to wholesalers in a further 50 countries.

Steve Prangnell, Group Director of Supply Chain & Logistics at French Connection, explained the importance of the partnership with MIQ Logistics, stating that the French Connection supply chain operation enables the business to order on lead times as short as six weeks, from order to store.

MIQ will also manage the international transport of all product, by every freight mode, taking responsibility for providing global visibility of all SKUs and management of the primary 150,000 sq ft French Connection UK distribution centre in Purfleet, Essex.

Source: MIQ Logistics