Mike Bristow (left), MD, manufacturing logistics, DHL Supply Chain UKI and Michael Straughan, COO, Sunseeker International, celebrating the new contract

DHL Supply Chain has embarked on a new adventure after it signed a five-year contract with luxury yacht manufacturer Sunseeker International to be its logistics partner.

DHL will manage all of the Poole-based company’s in-bound freight movements, as well as goods receiving, stores, kitting, shipyard material movements and the line-feed of production parts.

It is also tasked with implementing a programme of transformational improvements and accelerated digitalisation to support the company’s future growth plans.

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Under the transformation programme, around 80 Sunseeker colleagues will transfer to DHL under TUPE regulations, as it helps Sunseeker adapt its operations to achieve manufacturing excellence for its next generation of motor yachts.