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Snug chooses Wincanton for eFulfilment

01 April 2021

Wincanton has been awarded a new contract to provide eFulfilment, stock management and final-mile home delivery services with online furniture retailer Snug.

The three-and-a-half-year contract will see Wincanton fulfil all customer orders, with large products being delivered via Wincanton’s two-person home delivery network. Wincanton will create an end-to-end supply chain for Snug comprising of the management of inbound container stock; inventory management and stockholding; pick and despatch of customer orders and the handling and processing of returns.

Snug will become one of the principal customers at Wincanton’s new automated eFulfilment facility in Rockingham, Northamptonshire. The site has been designed to deliver highly automated eFulfilment services to multiple clients, reducing unit costs and shortening lead-times. Wincanton will further invest in the facility to develop next-generation robotics and digital solutions.

Snug launched in 2019 offering the UK’s first-ever sofa in a box, provides high-quality sofas on-demand for simple, no-tools assembly directly in customers’ homes.

 
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