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  • 30
    June

    Happy Birthday to Us

    CDL London Limited has come of age, 21 years of “fulfilling our customer’s needs” , we are pleased to have marked this occasion with a gathering of friends and staff both past and present at the Old Bengal Bar in EC2, over 100 guests were entertained with much wistful reminisce of times past and optimistic hopes and thoughts for the future, we the board of CDL would like to thank all those attending for helping us to celebrate a successful milestone in our history and our confidence in the continued growth of CDL and its customers over the next Twenty One years.

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  • 7
    February

    Be Nice to Your Bum

    CDL is both pleased and amused to have won a contract from our friends down under, this company have taken advantage of CDL systems and logistical knowledge and built a delivery solution that maximises the potential of boxing algorithms whilst also passing the savings on to the customer and what’s more their mission statement lays foundation to their passion for their product and the good that they can do. The seamless API link to CDL’s bespoke warehouse solution allows hundreds of orders to be received packed and despatched with advanced consignee communication systems within 24 hours of the order being placed.

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  • 22
    December

    2016 A Year of Surprises! What does 2017 hold?

    Whether it’s Brexit or Donald Trump, Leicester City or even Ed Balls & Honey G 2016 has been a year full of surprises. What will 2017 have in store!! It’s certainly no surprise that CDL Logistics via CDL London, Fairway PSD, iMS and CDL USA has continued to service its Clients to the highest standard and is well set to continue to do so in 2017 through its continued investment in People, Facilities and IT Infrastructure. The Staff and Directors would like to wish all our Customers, Suppliers and Visitors an Excellent and Happy Holiday Season and to thank you for your custom and support during 2016. Merry Christmas.

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  • 3
    November

    Two to Tango

    CDL Logistics are pleased to announce a further addition to our service offering, a unique 2 man delivery service which we believe is second to none. We appreciate how important it is to protect your reputation and have designed a service that puts your customer’s delivery expectations first. We currently specialise in the delivery of bespoke kitchens and furniture, which can be delivered either to your operational centre or direct to your clients address, we will agree a delivery window direct with you client, deliver the goods over the threshold and to a suitable location within the property, goods can be checked and once approved protective packaging is removed and returned, should that be required. We have acquired a new fleet of Low Loading Jumbo Vans to allow us to offer the very best in kerbside deliveries and protection to your goods. Please feel free to contact us with similar requirements and allow us to present a bespoke solution for your company and your customers.

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  • 3
    November

    Like Fort Knox

    CDL are pleased to announce a further investment in security and storage facilities at our flagship site in Woolwich SE18, following a direct enquiry from a blue chip organization we have supplemented our current storage facility with adaptable security caging and 180 degree “Fish Eye” security cameras with advanced video storage and high FPS recording speeds, of course linked to fire protection systems and Red Care security, this system allows dedicated working areas to be erected for high value or sensitive stock items on demand with the added security of restricted access and a client specific workforce. Another example of a bespoke solution, created by the company that understands the value of its customers.

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  • 21
    October

    Postman Pearson

    Having specialised in Mailroom Fulfilment for the past 15 years, we have had some weird and wonderful items delivered to the Post Room at Pearson HQ 80 Strand. One particularly memorable delivery was a padded jiffy bag which contained a house brick. There was no letter of explanation, no contact name, just a brick! Perhaps they were sending it to HR hoping to “build” a new career in Publishing….

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  • 18
    October

    Robots are no longer science fiction, they are 21st century fact!

    Hollywood has for years foretold of the anticipated arrival and uprising of robots in society; stealing our jobs and spying on us. Whilst this fear has been perpetuated by the media on TV, in films and books, this apocalyptic vision of the future has not surfaced and robotics technology plays a larger part in logistics and fulfilment every day, although the integration has been slow and at sometimes timid throughout the sector.

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  • 18
    July

    We’ll even deliver the kitchen sink!!

    CDL is delighted to announce its new kitchen delivery service for London and the South East. We now offer a 2 man delivery service for kitchen manufacturers throughout London and the South East of England having recently sourced the delivery contract for a major European manufacturer. So yes you can now chuck in the kitchen sink as well!

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  • 24
    June

    Brexit

    Whilst the UK voted to leave the EU on 23rd June 2016 we at CDL Logistics remain fully committed to serving our Clients from the European Union and farther afield. Similarly we will continue to provide all our Clients with cost effective delivery services to Europe and beyond whether it be post, packet or pallet deliveries by Road, Air & Sea.

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  • 10
    May

    All we need is Music

    CDL are pleased to announce the award of the storage, fulfilment and worldwide distribution for the Ministry of Sound, through our advanced storage and fulfilment software “IFS” and the facilities available at our new site in East Sussex, CDL have gained the contract to securely store and distribute the Ministry’s marketing products to their party nights around the world with a “Just in Time” solution, this will allow the artists and staff representing this well-known brand to travel all over the world with the confident knowledge that all their marketing equipment will be where it needs to be on their arrival. Another example of an internationally renowned business recognising our ability to remove the worry from third party logistics.

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  • 1
    March

    Tablet devices

    Recently, CDL has deployed tablet technology in the warehouses, this is to increase the speed and efficiency in handing Goods In and customer returns. Our fashion clients have been particularly pleased with this development, as returns play a major factor in their businesses.

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  • 23
    December

    CDL Woolwich’s Busiest Week

    2015 has been another brilliant year for CDL Group with growth in business and orders across all sites. Once again, the week before Christmas has been our busiest of the year with order fulfilment far exceeding the averages for the

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  • 22
    December

    International Expansion

    2015 has seen plenty of expansion for CDL at our UK sites and we are now pleased to announce the opening of our first international site in New Jersey, USA. Strategically located in the heart of New Jersey and in

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  • 22
    December

    New Director Joins CDL

    CDL are pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Kemp to the position of Business Development Director, Stephen brings over twenty years’ experience in logistics and e-commerce sales and fulfilment. This new position will allow us to focus on the

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  • 22
    December

    Reverse Logistics

    CDL is pleased to announce that we have recently introduced new software to seamlessly manage customer returns with end-to-end tracking. Whereas forward logistics refers to the fulfilment of orders, reverse logistics enables the reuse of products, such as returns, both

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  • 22
    December

    2015 ‘Green’ Achievements

    2015 has been another phenomenal year for CDL Group, which has seen growth in business, including entering new market sectors, and the expansion of our sites in the UK and now internationally as well. The company has also made great

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  • 22
    December

    Investment of £160,000 into new plant machinery

    CDL are pleased to announce investment into new flexi forklift trucks, which provide a more resourceful storage solution by operating in very narrow aisle ways of less than 2 meters. As such they allow for an extra 25-30% increase in

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  • 5
    may

    CDL Goes Green

    The CDL Group has been awarded the ISO14001 Environmental Management accreditation. Our staff are finding innovative ways to reduce our waste as part of ISO14001 and reuse recyclables in ways that have a positive impact on the environment and our

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  • 9
    may

    New Business..

    Luxury Car Fulfilment CDL is pleased to announce that it has secured the contract to provide brand fulfilment services to a major Luxury Car Manufacturer. Services to be provided are wide and varied and include world-wide customer communications and mailings

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  • 9
    may

    CDL Opens its Online Pharmacy

    CDL has further strengthened its Medical Fulfilment offering by opening its own Online Pharmacy at its Woolwich site. This site already holds an MHRA Wholesale Dealer’s Licence and the extension of the Pharmacy allows CDL to offer clients direct fulfilment

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  • 26
    March

    The International Hub

    A new Head Office and five brand new accounts – a great start to 2013. The year started with CDL completing the big move from Sidcup to Woolwich – consisting of a strategic plan for the movement of each account,

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  • 24
    December

    Our New Head-Office

    CDL Woolwich had an impressive start to the year, taking on a number of important sports hospitality clients in the lead up to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics games. This has continued with a growing number of clients and

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  • 24
    December

    A Summer of Success Continues into the Festive Season

    Following a thriving year in which the Queen’s Jubilee Celebration and the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics games brought in a record number of orders for CDL, we are pleased to report that this success has continued on into the

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  • 15
    October

    Where Did You Go This Summer?

    LONDON 2012! The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games saw CDL Logistics provide bespoke fulfilment services to the Sports Hospitality Industry that was working on behalf of the London 2012 Sponsors – including household names such as BP, Cadbury, EDF,

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  • 20
    July

    CDL Makes Strategic Alliance

    CDL has entered into a strategic alliance with a major US fulfilment house, to offer a more efficient storage and distribution service to our clients in both the UK and the US. This expansion will ultimately result in improved product

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  • 20
    July

    CDL Expands for the Olympics

    As the Olympic torch relays its way around the UK’s major cities, town and villages, it is clear for all to see that the build-up to London 2012 is in full swing. And so are CDL’s plans for expansion to

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  • 20
    July

    China Expansion

    Owing to the continued success and strong relations with fulfilment customers in China, CDL have launched a dedicated Chinese website to meet the demands for this market. With a core customer base already in the region, and a great deal

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  • 26
    April

    Lewes Ladies Lift Ryman League Cup

    Lewes Ladies completed a League and Cup double on Wednesday, winning the Ryman League Cup 3-0 against Eastbourne Town. Played in atrocious conditions, the Rooks got of to a great start when Freddie Baker nipped in to put Lewes ahead

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  • 14
    February

    CDL Announces Major Improvements to its I.T.

    CDL have started the New Year on a high with the news that major improvements to its internet based management system IFS (Integrated Fulfilment System) are being rolled out, and with all planned improvements expected to be complete within the

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  • 5
    December

    CDL Logistics Group Ends 2011 on a High With Expansion Around The M25!

    Awards, accreditation, investment, and growth are just a few of the reasons why CDL is becoming recognized as London’s leading Fulfilment house. 2011 has been a busy and rewarding year with CDL expanding its multiple warehousing sites strategy with a new location

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  • 28
    October

    CDL Logistics Taking on Jersey Fulfilment Services

    A medical product retailer originally based in Jersey wanted to move their fulfilment operations to mainland UK. Having approached several UK fulfilment companies they selected CDL logistics based on the comprehensive options our extranet system could provide. With the Head Office still

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  • 27
    October

    International Pharmaceutical Fulfilment Services

    CDL Logistics were approached by an Israel based Pharmaceutical Manufacturer who were launching their own website for EMEA sales as well as selling on Amazon. CDL have provided full integration for both order streams into our warehouse management system IFS. Storage is based at our Sidcup site which is MHRA accredited and provides a constantly maintained climate.

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  • 26
    October

    CDL sponsors Blackheath U10’s Rugby

    CDL is proud to sponsor the oldest open rugby club in the world. The Blackheath U10’s rugby side, which CDL sponsor their shirts, won the Medway and Canterbury Festivals on successive weekends in October. This was a great effort from

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  • 1
    September

    Fulfilment For The 2012 Olympics

    A leading London Events Management Agency has appointed CDL Logistics to be their fulfilment partner for all of their merchandising requirements for the 2012 Olympics. This has included building a website for official sponsors to order merchandise. As well as

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  • 1
    August

    Local Council Finds Warehousing, Fulfilment And Distribtion Solution

    A local council developing a website to promote and sell local products has selected CDL as their fulfilment supplier. Their website sends orders directly into our warehouse management system IFS which then provides continuous updates on the progress of these

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  • 20
    April

    CDL Invests in Teak Plantation

    CDL have invested in a teak plantation in Ghana. 7,500 seedlings will be planted over three hectares with 4,800 anticipated to survive to maturity and harvest in fifteen years time. We hope to provide much needed local employment in a deprived area as well as promoting significant environmental benefits in a country where over logging and lack of reforestation have contributed to a huge decline in natural forests.

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  • 22
    March

    Lewes Ladies Sussex County FA Cup winners

    Lewes Ladies Football Club won a deserving 2-0 victory in the Sussex County FA Cup Final last week over Chichester City Ladies. Sponsored by CDL and starring our very own Warehouse Manager Kelly Newton, and Client Service Executive Kerry Tagg , the ladies took the lead after 28 minutes and secured the win with another goal in the second half. Well Done Girls!!

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  • 28
    February

    CDL Re-awarded Transport for London Contract

    After performing storage, fulfilment and distribution services for Transport for London since 1990, CDL are delighted to announce that their contract has been renewed.

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  • 28
    February

    CDL Re-launch UrbanDrop

    Originally established in 2000 as a parcel collection service, UrbanDrop attempted to solve the problem of deliveries to consumers who weren’t at home by enabling deliveries to be sent to a convenient pick up point. UrbanDrop has since been revamped and re-launched as a quick and efficient parcel delivery service. With Urbandrop you can send parcels easily via several ‘dropzones’ around the south east London area. Visit their brand new website for more details: www.urbandrop.com

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  • 16
    January

    CDL meets Christmas demand

    In the road running up to Christmas CDL always experience a spike in order fulfilment. Christmas 2010 was no different except it was made more treacherous by the early snowfall and interruption to all delivery services. However, CDL persevered through all of the disruptions to ensure all parcels were delivered. In terms of resource CDL lay on additional staff to cover this period and with the benefit of multiple sites can move resource as required. To give an example here are a few figures:

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  • 1
    September

    Beauty Product Fulfilment

    CDL are pleased to announce the recent addition of a new beauty product fulfilment account. Our new client, an online beauty boutique offers expert beauty advice as well as the best in beauty and grooming products.

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  • 27
    August

    CDL Sponsers Lewes Football Team

    CDL is proud to sponsor South East Combination side Lewes and will be cheering them on this year. Their star player Kelly Newton is the Warehouse Manager of CDL’s specialist Internet Fulfilment site in Horsham.

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  • 27
    August

    CDL offers Pharmaceutical Sample Services

    CDL provide storage, fulfilment and distribution services to large businesses and organisations as well as smaller e-commerce ventures. CDL have three MHRA (Medicines and Health Regulatory Agency) warehouses accredited for the storage, fulfilment and distribution of medicines and pharmaceutical products and can offer fully trackable sample support services.

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  • 23
    June

    CDL Company to work on FA 2018 Bid

    Fairway PSD, part of the CDL Group, is proud to be one of the approved suppliers supporting the 2018 FA World Cup Bid. See more information at www.england2018bid.com

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  • 16
    June

    The Story of CDL

    CDL Logistics has London ringed with bases, but also delivers nationwide and beyond. Peter Rowlands went to find out how it all works

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  • 24
    February

    Internet Retailing

    CDL Logistics are promoting their e-fufilment services both on the web and now in print. Details can now be found in Internet Retailing and at www.internetretailing.net.

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  • 22
    February

    Environmental Fulfilment Services

    CDL Logistics has just acquired 2 more Packer Systems Shredders. This means that every site within the CDL Group: CDL London Fulfilment; iMS Fulfilment & Distribution and Fairway Fulfilment & Logistics has the capability to recycle all unused cardboard into packing filler.

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  • 5
    November

    Pharmaceutical Fulfilment

    CDL Logistics have expanded services to include integrated e-commerce solutions for online Pharmaceutical retailers. Accredited with a MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency) Wholesale Dealers License, CDL can store, pick, pack and distribute both Pharmacy and Presciption Only Medicines.

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  • 9
    October

    Beat the Royal Mail Strike

    CDL will offer alternatives to Royal Mail if the proposed Royal Mail Strikes goes ahead. Overnight rates from £2.50 (subject to volume). Find out more at www.cdl.uk.com

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  • 14
    September

    iMS new business wins

    Since iMS Fulfilment and Distribution was acquired by CDL the Horsham based site has been very busy with the installation of CDL’s Integrated Fulfilment System (IFS) and the implementation of three new accounts; A Charity, An online retailer of electronic gadgets and another retailer of consumer wares.

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  • 24
    May

    CDL London Ltd launches new website

    CDL have launched their new website with a new look and more comprehensive details about other companies in the group, including FairwayPSD and iMS Fulfilment and Distribution. The new site also provides more information about additional services CDL can provide such a Call Centres, Hand Finishing, Mailing and Returns Processing. The site also provides a central logon to CDL’s Integrated Fulfilment System (IFS).

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  • 19
    April

    CDL purchase the trade and assets of iMusic Limited

    We are delighted to announce the purchase of the trade and assets of iMusic Limited out of Administration. Based in Horsham this new division of CDL will trade under the banner IMS Fulfilment and specialises in providing bespoke fulfilment services with fast turnaround times to both local businesses and e-commerce companies from around the country. Additionally IMS has a wealth of experience in managing complex national promotions, hand finishing, reworking and CD replication.

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  • 1
    April

    Acquisition of London Distribution Services

    The CDL Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of the business of London Distribution Services (“LDS”) by Fairway PSD Limited. LDS is part of The Pallet Network (“TPN”), a leading nationwide pallet network. The requirement for ‘on time’ pallet deliveries has become more critical for our Clients, particularly in the area of POS Material (Point of Sale). We have found the service offered by the TPN network to be of a significantly better quality than other pallet networks This acquisition significantly adds to the delivery options the Group has to offer.

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