Whistl Fulfilment reveals expansion plans and new staff

By Dan Wilson August 23, 2018 - 5:53 pm

Whistl Fulfilment is celebrating the first anniversary of the acquisition of Prism DM in 2017 with news of new investments, expansion plans and hires to the team. In particular, it plans to extend its Rushton depot with a further 60,000 sq ft of operational space to manage future growth in the next year.

It has broadened the range of goods it can handle for customers. By investing in the expansion of the Rushton depot, Whistl Fulfilment is now able to attract new clients such as, which has over 150,000 product lines listed on its website.

They have also announced the appointment of Mark Elwood as Commercial Director for the Rushton and Farnborough based business. Mark joins the division from DK Group and has extensive experience of the European fulfilment and warehousing sectors having previously worked with Fedex across Europe.

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.
– Lieneke Happel, Managing Director, Whistl Fulfilment

Whistl is a delivery management company offering fulfilment services in the UK and internationally and they handle 3.8bn items a year. The company underwent a management buyout in Q4 2015 from PostNL (which retains a 17.5% shareholding) and recently the company acquired fulfilment company, Prism DM and Parcels business ParcelHub. Whistl operates operates 8 depots and 2 fulfilment centres across the UK.

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