Clipper Logistics has signed a two-year deal with JD Sports to provide e-fulfilment services from its distribution centre in Sherburn, near Leeds after impressing the retailer with its e-commerce know-how.

The contract, which is expected to begin this summer, sees Clipper Logistics provide an end-to-end service, including logistics support to trunk product to the site from JD Sports' other warehouse locations.

It is expected to be an initial minimum term of two years and has seen Clipper reserve a minimum of 400,000sq ft of warehousing space.

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Steve Parkin, executive chairman of Clipper, said: "JD Sports are a truly first class, leading retailer, and we are extremely proud to be supporting their online operations. Clipper is very much the go-to provider of end-to-end services in the online retailing space."

Peter Cowgill, executive chairman of JD Sports, added: "Clipper has an outstanding reputation for delivering rapid and effective logistics solutions for retailers, and has extensive experience in the e-commerce arena. We look forward to working with Clipper as we continue to evolve our service proposition."