Nkuku

Ambition to grow however, struggling to keep up with dispatch peaks

The Challenge

Nkuku specialises in stylish, artisan gift & home furnishings. Their products range from the most delicate of glassware to a large handmade furniture. The company has been built on the principles of fair trade & equal opportunity & growing fast.

They came to Davies Turner so they could overcome seasonal demands & dispatch peaks. The challenge was to manage demands and peaks efficiently, whilst enabling company growth.

The Strategy

Working together with Nkuku we were able to forecast stock flows, recognise the demands & peaks and plan the necessary resources to ensure orders are sent out as soon as stock becomes available.

The Solution

Our experienced team used information collected so we could plan & overcome the challenges that Nkuku faced. Meanwhile, planning & managing an effective system that increases work flow and shipping.

The Results

Since collaborating with Davies Turner, Nkuku’s dispatch service level has significantly increased and their new reliable, efficient supply chain is helping to enable their growth.

Key Facts

900+

Employees

793k

Consignments moved last year

75k+

Pallet locations in the UK

23

Number of offices

1870

Year we were founded

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