The picture on the left: Markus Roschel, CEO, Anttila Oy and Jukka Rosenberg, SVP, Posti Parcel ＆ Logistics Services.
Anttila Oy and Posti have signed an agreement on the supply chain services in Finland for all department stores and online stores of Anttila Oy.
Under the agreement, Posti will be responsible for the warehousing services of 25 Anttila department stores, nine Kodin1 department stores and Anttila.com and Kodin1.com online stores with associated value-added services, transport of products to the stores and transport and return services of online store products for consumer customers.
- We feel honored that one of the biggest commercial players in Finland has chosen us as their logistics partner. We are in a unique position to be able to bring Anttila's online and department store warehousing along with their value-added services under one roof and offer an optimal delivery service to store and to the end customer. This way, we are supporting Anttila as they reshape their organization, leaving them free to focus on their core business, says Harri Kämppä, director of Supply Chain Solutions at Posti.
Anttila is continuing restructuring work and new department stores will continue to open in the course of 2016. The company's supply chain and logistics function is part of this on-going restructuring work.
- When choosing a supply chain solutions provider, what mattered to us was ensuring that the provider would provide the solutions required to support the Anttila reform program. We consider our agreement with Posti more than just a service agreement, that is, as a partnership agreement when building a successful, multi-channel Finnish retail enterprise, says Arto Gauffin, Supply Chain Director, Anttila Oy.
Posti will be offering Anttila the most diverse warehousing services currently available on the market, including fashion logistics value-added services and hazardous substances storage in a single location. Posti has operated in all areas of the supply chain for some time now. With a market leading position in parcel and warehousing services as well as a fast, national and comprehensive transport services, Posti is able to deliver a genuine logistical advantage to our clients.
Parcel terminals, or parcel points, are gaining popularity as pickup points for online purchases and have become a standard delivery option for online stores. In the future, Anttila's online customers will also be able to make use of Posti's 480 parcel points.
For further information, please contact:
Posti MediaDesk tel. +358 (0)20 452 3366 (Monday to Friday 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
Anttila Oy, Communication tel. +358 (0)10 5343