Gymshark selects DSV as a global logistics and transport partner
SWADLINCOTE, UK—British fitness community and apparel brand,Gymshark has chosen DSV as its global logistics and transport partner, with DSV agreeing to provide international multimodal transport solutions for Gymshark’s fitness wear,apparel and accessories to support its ambitious global growth strategy.
Established in the UK in 2012, Gymshark has seen rapid growth in recent years, with sales of around £480m in its most recent financial year in over 180 countries. In order to meet growing international sales, complex supply chain requirements and customer expectations, Gymshark has partnered with DSV.
This strategic partnership will provide consolidation of Gymshark’s shipments under oneforwarder from manufacturers in nine origins to distribution centres across the UK, Belgium, Australia,Canada and the USA.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with Gymshark and entrusted with supporting it in the next phase of its exciting growth story. It became apparent early on that Gymshark and DSV shared severalsynergies and were aligned in drawing on our combined expertise to achieve the best possibleresults,” said Morten Landry, Managing Director, Air & Sea, DSV UK.
“As Gymshark’s business grows, its supply chain requirements have become increasinglycomplex,placing additional emphasis on the need for robust logistics services. DSV’s operationalexpertise, global capabilities, infrastructure and IT solutions will provide reliability and visibility acrossGymshark’s entire supply chain. I hope this marks the start of a long-standing partnership,” he added.
Zac Singh, Sourcing Director for Gymshark, explains: “Whenever we are looking for any partner, it’s always so important that they ‘get us’, our brand andour values. When it came to logistics, DSV not only have the credentials, but from the moment wemet it was clear they understood how we operate as a brand and were completely on the same page.We’re looking forward to an excellent working partnership with them as our global logistics andtransport supplier.”