Whistl Fulfilment expansion plans

As part of Whistl Fulfillment’s expansion plans, the company is to extend its Rushton Depot by further 60,000 ft.² of operational space in order to manage future growth. Whistl Fulfillment has also announced the appointment of Mark Elwood as commercial director for the Rushton and Farnborough based business.

Elwood the division from DK Group. He has extensive experience of the European fulfilment and warehousing sectors having previously worked with FedEx across Europe.

The company has seen impressive growth through existing customers that include Brand Alley, while the company has added client a month across the beauty, electronics, luxury goods and charity sectors.

Supported by Whistl Group, Whistl Fulfillment has broadened the range of goods it can handle for customers. In investing in Rushton, the firm is now able to attract new clients including box.co.uk that has more than 150,000 product lines.

Whistl Fulfilment is part of the Whistl Group, the leading delivery management group with activities in Business Mail, Doordrop Media, Fulfilment and Parcels and who recently acquired privately held Nottingham based Parcelhub and its sister company Mail Workshop in June.

Lieneke Happel, Managing Director of Whistl Fulfilment, said: “Wow, what a year we have had – we are firing on all cylinders.  Growing existing and winning customers; investing in the business so we can expand the range of services we can offer; bringing in new talent to take us forward as a key driver of the future growth of our parent company, Whistl.  We have an amazing team in Farnborough and Rushton and we look forward to an equally exciting and ambitious second year.”

Jamie Wadhams, COO, SportPursuit, commented: “In the past year they have been able to continue to support our growth, enabling us to move physical warehouse location with minimal business impact.  The best compliment I can make is that I feel they are part of the team, rather than external partner.”