Global specialty apparel retailer partners with SCI

SCI to provide supply chain retail distribution services to the new retail client

TORONTO, Jan. 26, 2017 /CNW/ - The leader in global specialty apparel and medical devices distributor, Amoena www.amoena.ca partnered with SCI www.sci.ca, a leading Canadian 3PL logistics company that will be providing supply chain services and retail store distribution to the new client. The high-end specialty lingerie for post-surgery breast care will be shipped from SCI's distribution centre to 600 retail stores across Canada including Hudson's Bay, Nordstrom, and Shoppers Home Health Care.

SCI provides logistics service to the retailer in its distribution centre located in Mississauga, ON. The facility is a part of SCI's "campus" of retail distribution centres that are home to other retail clients, including causal wear, luxury apparel, and accessories, etc.

"SCI implemented an efficient solution for us and this set us up for a greater success in 2017," said Tammy Dalton, Logistics Manager at Amoena. "It is great to know that your supply chain is effective and can support growth."

The retailer's high-end product is picked exclusively by individual units to ensure its unimpaired condition. SCI provides same day shipping for orders placed before 2 pm and offers pre-retail value added services such as labeling and relabeling, repackaging, packaging, asset tagging (barcoding), and retail store returns. SCI enables end-to-end supply chain visibility to help the client achieve the best business results. The 3PL provides daily reports on the SLAs achievement such as on-time delivery, order accuracy, inventory accuracy, and doc to stock speed, as well as weekly reports that include inventory snapshots, daily orders processed, returns processed, and other details.

"SCI has demonstrated the ability to handle high-end merchandise, and now applies its breadth of services to effectively manage the distribution of Amoena specialty apparel," said Dave Mack, Vice President of Omni-Channel Retail at SCI. "With the client's business results in mind, we work together with the retailer to ensure that the end consumer is satisfied."

About SCI
SCI is one of Canada's leading providers of supply chain solutions that go beyond traditional logistics services. SCI's motto "We'll make you even better" is a commitment today from a business that's leading clients into tomorrow. Trusted by clients in the retail, e-commerce, technology, and healthcare sectors, SCI operates the most extensive national distribution and transportation network in Canada, consisting of 27 distribution centres coast to coast along with over 40 critical parts stocking locations and specialized white glove shipping hubs. SCI shares the learnings from the sectors they operate in, providing the audience with information to guide their supply chain to success through blog posts, case studies and white papers.

About Amoena
or more than 40 years Amoena has been innovating comfortable pocketed lingerie, swimsuits and active wear for breast operated women. Amoena is the world leader in breast care featuring patented and innovative breast forms and symmetry products that are designed to meet a full range of needs from mastectomy, to lumpectomy, to reconstructive surgery. The Company combines cutting edge technology with the best in performance fabrics such as Supplex, Naturexx and Xtra Life Lycra, to provide a total comfort experience with exceptional style. Amoena also offers fashion merchandise that includes specialty lingerie, swimwear, leisurewear, active wear, night wear, and accessories.

SOURCE SCI Group Inc.

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For further information: SCI | www.sci.ca | Lana Grypych | (416) 401-3011 x 3086 | Cel: (647) 622-1831 | lana.grypych@sci.ca

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