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Skyrocket Toys appoints Import Services as logistics partner

Published on: 20th June 2019

Skyrocket intends to widen its global footprint, as the company’s products gain popularity worldwide.

US based Skyrocket Toys, a leading global manufacturer of technology-focused consumer electronics and gaming products, has partnered with Import Services to extend its European presence by investing in UK domestic distribution. The successful business has established its markets across the United States and is now stepping up development in the UK, where there is considerable consumer demand in one of its largest global markets.

With offices in Los Angeles and Hong Kong, Skyrocket creates products sold under major licences as well as proprietary brands such as Pomsies, Lumies and Blume (pictured). Skyrocket intends to widen its global footprint, as the company’s products gain popularity worldwide.

To obtain the necessary infrastructure for UK development, Skyrocket has selected retail logistics specialist Import Services, to provide port-centric storage, high volume order processing, pick, pack and distribution to Skyrockets customers; direct to consumer (via Amazon), retail majors, multiples and independents.

Amy Saunders, Skyrocket UK general manager, commented: “This is an important step change for our growing business in the UK. We are particularly delighted to select Import Services as our logistics partner, a partnership that will allow us to benefit from its considerable knowledge of European logistics; we’re delighted to be part of the team.”

Mike Thomas, client services director for Import Services, added: “The Skyrocket win is great news for our team. We are thrilled to partner with such an innovative company, adding to the significant benefits of scale we share with all our clients which are expanding in this exciting retail sector.”

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