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11-05-2016The impressive new warehouse building

Seabourne Express South Africa was given an opportunity to add a complementary business to our existing portfolio. In the process the company has gained more visibility in its core courier and distribution business and gained a warehouse component specifically aimed at the specialist technology market. This has meant upgrades to most of our branches countrywide as the whole company embraced this exciting and important new venture!

Most of the planning took place at the end of 2015, the building of infrastructure (shelving, IT backbone, telephony system) was done in early January 2016 and the new site was occupied after 11 years doing business at the previous premises. Our actual handover of stock commenced end of January and continued for 6 weeks.

Seabourne South Africa is proud to continue its excellent service to our current clients and look forward to extend the same level of service to our new business partners.

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10-02-2016P.L.A.Y. Expands its Pawprint to the European Union

We are proud to welcome our new customer at Seabourne Supply Chain The Netherlands.

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15-01-2016Custom Threads has moved!

Our new location is in Basingstoke.

This lively venue, providing warehouse space for companies, is the ideal base for us to work from, offering our Custom Threads uniform and leisurewear branding services in support of your business / sportswear requirements.

Our new address:
Unit D, Lutyens Industrial Centre
Bilton Road
Basingstoke
Hampshire RG24 8LJ
Telephone numbers and e-mail adress have remained unchanged:
T: 01256 841020 E: sales@custom-threads.co.uk

How to reach us: please see http://www.custom-threads.co.uk/

Please do not hesitate to drop by for a cup of coffee (or tea) and a chat.

 

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12-11-2015Seabourne enjoys a challenge

Most university students start the new term at the beginning of September. Click2Campus www.click2campus.com make it easier for the many international students who arrive with nothing more than a suitcase of clothes. They offer university packs for students across a large range of products from cutlery to pillows! Click2Campus looked for a partner that could fulfil this requirement and since summer 2013 Seabourne has been their preferred supplier.  

Click2Campus sell good quality, value-for-money students’ essentials and deliver them right to their accommodation – anywhere in the UK. The packs provide students with most of their everyday essentials . In short, they are ideal starter packs for any self-respecting student.

   

From nothing to everything
Seabourne make up kits during August for shipment in the peak period. The timing of this project is a challenge for Click2Campus. They searched for a partner that could handle volumes to complete this project in two weeks. Timing, logistics expertise and service are key words here. The right mix at Seabourne was the deciding factor.

Bob Williamson (Managing Director, Click2Campus.com) commented: “The combination of varied and multiple contents in the packs, a very short window for fulfilment through to dispatch, and an even shorter window for ‘just in time’ deliveries, means there very few companies in the UK that we could feasibly partner with.  With their flexible and proactive approach, Seabourne are proving to be the best around for our unique needs.”

You come to Seabourne to get it done

Seabourne Group is a professional, full service, packaging and warehousing provider with a host of experience.We warehouse and fulfil the students’ packs from Click2campus in Northampton, we discuss and plan with the client and will ensure that we deliver A to Z logistic solutions for the client’s needs.

The main aspect of the job is to make up kits to deliver to the universities. The student orders online a selected pack. Seabourne picks all the items from our warehouse and build the packs. Our packaging team handle approx. 130 orders per day for this client over a 2-3 week peak. Seabourne place the items in a box with sufficient protective internal packaging to prevent movement in transit.

Seabourne grasped the challenge from Click2Campus with both hands. When we receive the items from Click2Campus, we stop at nothing to successfully complete the project.

The products can be stored, custom packaged, saved in our warehouse or sent directly out for delivery. Seabourne offers total flexibility.

WE ARE SEABOURNE. GO ON, SET US CHALLENGE.

We were delighted to work with our client on this project, and look forward to continuing to build a strong business relationship with them. If you would like to find out more about bespoke or standard Seabourne Solutions please get in touch on 01604 490590 or sales@seabourne.com.

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