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Bleckmann wins five-year logistics contract from UK’s Gymshark

LBR Staff Writer Published 06 July 2017

Bleckmann Logistics UK has received a five-year contract from the online fitness apparel brand Gymshark.

As part of the deal, Bleckmann will manage the entire logistics and e-commerce supply chain operations of the UK-based online fitness apparel brand.

To fulfill Gymshark’s current and future logistics requirements, Bleckmann has purchased a new 100,000ft² warehouse facility in Swindon.

During the contract-period, Bleckmann will manage all aspects of Gymshark’s logistics operations ranging from source to delivery across the globe.

Founded in 2012, Gymshark manufactures and markets its products online in 171 countries.

Gymshark chief executive Steve Hewitt said: It is critical that we have a logistics service which can support both our plans and our drive to offer the best possible customer experience.

“In today’s real time digital world, consumers’ expectations are understandably high and we have to meet them wherever they are based across the globe.”

Bleckmann strategy director Steven Rymenans said: “We are truly delighted to partner with Gymshark, and know we have the global solutions in place to support the company’s focus on international growth and development from any one of the Bleckmann sites around the world.”

Bleckmann provides advanced supply chain management solutions for both global and regional fashion and lifestyle brands.

The company offers services to the customers in the fashion, lifestyle and e-commerce customers.

Image: Bleckmann has acquired new 100,000ft² warehouse facility to manage Gymshark’s logistics operations. Photo: courtesy of Bleckmann Logistics UK.