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Clipper Logistics plc

Clipper Logistics plc is a leader in retail logistics. The business has been at the forefront of retail and high-value logistics for more than two decades, and operates across over 40 sites in the UK and mainland Europe, with a workforce of over 3,500. 

Founded by Yorkshire businessman Steve Parkin in 1992, the business has gone from strength to strength, culminating in a successful IPO in June 2014. Clipper has become known for its consultative approach to retail logistics solutions, consistently innovating in response to a sector that is undergoing rapid change. 

Working with some of the biggest names in retail, such as The John Lewis Partnership, ASOS, Wilko and SuperDry, as well as a number of boutique retailers and start-ups, Clipper’s sharing of both knowledge and facilities leads to best-in-class solutions for customers of all sizes.

Whilst delivering a range of multichannel solutions, Clipper has also led the way in developing new concepts, designed to help optimise the supply chain. This includes Clipper’s bespoke returns solution, Boomerang™, which has helped to monetise the traditional retail headache of returned goods across fashion, general merchandise and electronics. By optimising the supply chain to cope with evolving consumer habits, Boomerang™ has helped retailers to generate significant savings and streamline the process, ensuring an improved customer and brand experience.

Clipper’s award-winning click-and-collect solution inaugurated in late 2015, again demonstrates how the business has led the retail logistics marketplace. The company has a strong heritage in pan-European retail logistics, with sites in Germany providing a mainland European base for Clipper’s services and solutions. 

In retail, the speed of change can be daunting. The complex issues that today’s retailers face means that they need an agile multichannel logistics partner, who can help keep them ahead of the retail curve, whilst driving performance.

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Registered Office:

Earlstrees Court, Earlstrees Road, Corby
Northants, NN17 4AX
Main Switchboard: 01536 740100

Company Registration Number: 2629347 
(A Company Limited by Guarantee)
Charity Registration Number: 1004963

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