LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Port Logistics Group/Whiplash (PLG/WL), one of the nation’s leading providers of omnichannel fulfillment services, today announced a multi-year logistics contract to provide nationwide fulfillment and distribution services in the US market for Calzedonia Group, an Italian, multi-brand retail company. PLG/WL will provide services for the Group’s two largest brands, Calzedonia, which specializes in legwear and swimwear, and Intimissimi, a lingerie and knitwear business.
A major retail presence in Europe, Calzedonia and Intimissimi are still relatively new entrants to the US market, landing State-side in 2017. With nearly 50 stores across the country, Calzedonia needed a US-based fulfillment partner with an in-depth understanding of omnichannel logistics and inventory consolidation to manage its growth across both brick and mortar and ecommerce:
“It was no longer practical for us to continue fulfilling US orders from our distribution centers in Europe. With ecommerce growth far outstripping initial forecasts, we needed to pivot our strategy,” said Marcello Veronesi, CEO of Calzedonia USA. “Port Logistics Group/Whiplash has extensive experience working with large fashion retailers and was able to integrate completely with our existing management systems. This unusual level of flexibility and expertise made PLG/WL the perfect choice to coordinate our US fulfillment operation.”
The Calzedonia USA warehouse currently operates out of…