Canadian speciality retailer of luxury brands Holt Renfrew has picked DHL Global Forwarding as its sole logistics provider for airfreight and customs brokerage services.
The multi-year deal includes airfreight shipments of designer brand clothing, accessories, beauty products and fragrances from Europe, the USA and Asia to the retailer’s nine stores in Canada.
DHL Global Forwarding will provide a dedicated warehouse with specialised IT infrastructure managed by DHL Supply Chain in Europe, which is also part of the partnership providing key warehousing needs and expertise.
DHL Global Forwarding Canada managing director, Renata Mihich says: “At DHL Global Forwarding we are excited to enter into a new relationship with Holt Renfrew to provide them with unparalleled logistics expertise for their air freight and customs needs.
“They are in a unique position as Canada’s specialty luxury retailer with close to two centuries of experience in providing high-end fashion products to Canadians throughout the country. Coupled with DHL’s unmatched global network, Holt Renfrew is able to deliver those luxury goods into the hands of consumers in a more timely and efficient manner.”