11 November 2013 - DSV Solutions has been awarded a long-term contract to operate the warehousing and distribution activities in the United States for Danish furniture manufacturer BoConcept.
The contract will initially run from the DSV Solutions 10,000 sq metre facility in Fontana, California, and there are advanced plans to expand the operation with two additional warehouses. DSV Solutions will be responsible for the entire inbound handling, storage, order management and subsequent distribution management of BoConcept products throughout the US. Bo Concept is a long-standing customer of DSV Solutions, the contract logistics division of DSV Group, and already a client for warehousing and distribution services in Shanghai, China.
“The historical relationship we have with DSV is founded on trust, competences, affordability in the operation and, equally important, the ability to deliver the right product, to the right customer, at the right time, defect free. We hope to continue our prosperous collaboration for many years to come,“ says Carsten N. Pedersen, President of BoConcept USA Inc.
“We are delighted to be awarded this contract,” says Meinderdjan Botman, Vice President Global Business Development, DSV Solutions. “Our in-depth knowledge on BoConcept’s business puts us in an excellent position to facilitate their growth in the US market. Vice versa, BoConcept enables us to further realise our own expansion strategy for the US.”
DSV is a global provider of transport and logistics services. Its owned network of offices in more than 75 countries all over the world makes DSV a truly global player. 22,000 DSV employees recorded a worldwide annual revenue of Euro 6 billion for 2012. www.dsv.com
BoConcept A/S was established in 1952 and is now an international retail-oriented concept holder with a coordinated product range comprising design furniture and lifestyle products for private homes. Through its role as sole supplier and international distributor to the global retail chain consisting of more than 240 franchise-based BoConcept Brand Stores and 100 BoConcept Studios, it markets its attractive product range in more than 50 countries worldwide.