Arvato offers innovative logistics solutions for the fashion & beauty industry
By automating many processes, we guarantee you a high level of flexibility even during peak times for hanging garments and packaged goods, shoes, cosmetics and jewelry. We thus make sure that all your customers quickly receive your goods, especially during your most important sales periods. With a multitude of brands from the apparel, cosmetics, luxury goods, beauty and footwear industries, we have a wealth of experience when it comes to making your brand experience into something special, even in logistics. Elaborated gift boxes, individual gift notes and handling flammable products are a matter of course for us, as are cross-channel logistics processes such as Click & Collect or Return-in-store.
In warehousing and fulfillment, we are offering you:
- Scalable goods in and goods out processes
- Efficient setup of warehouses with expertise in hanging garments, packaged goods and cosmetics
- Optimization of processes by implementing automatization
- Individual value added services like the reconditioning of your goods (i.e. ironing, repackaging in poly bags, sets, labeling)
- Pre-sorting of goods for retail stores/ partners
- International transport management
- Returns management for B2B and B2C
We offer B2B and B2C logistics, and of course as an omnichannel solution as well.
With us, you have flexibility even during peak times and a partner for international growth.Peter Buse, Executive Vice President and Managing Director in the business unit Consumer Products at Arvato SCM Solutions
Fashion & beauty logistics at Arvato SCM Solutions
Logistics with Arvato - the main advantages
Value Added Services
Arvato offers a variety of special services such as packaging and labeling, gift wrapping, ironing and sewing of returned goods.
International transport network
Our Transportation management system ships more than 50 million parcels a year, worldwide.
Arvato success stories in the logistics
C&A success story
Logistics growth through innovation
See details about the automated bag sorter system and which effect it had on the logistics KPIs for our German fashion client C&A.
Our Fashion & Beauty Logistics Services
Warehousing & Distribution
Arvato has a global presence in America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific, and operates more than 63 locations and storage areas with more than 1.3 million square meters. All locations are directly managed by Arvato employees. Arvato's combination of B2B and B2C expertise offers real added value. Arvato can both send pallets and pack packages for the final customer and ship worldwide. Arvato naturally supports clients' omnichannel processes, such as Click & Collect, retail availability, and Return-to-Store.
Many processes can be managed and individually adapted to your company requirements via Arvato's order management system aroma®:
– Click & Collect
– Return-in- Store
– Omnichannel visibility of inventory
– Click & Reserve
– Instore ordering
– Ship from Store
– Mixed delivery options / order split
– Dropshipper module
International Transport Management with centralised interfaces to over 100 transport providers
arvatos Transport Management solution offers an established selection of transport providers for both Inbound and Outbound channels. We continually review carriers to offer the latest market solutions and provide a range of options to meet customers expectations on delivery times and price.
Trade & Tax Compliance
Compliance with international trade and customs regulations is an important aspect of global trade. In order to ensure problem-free supply of your goods to your customers abroad as well, we gladly take care of all necessary paperwork to comply with international regulations for customs clearance and verification documents. Arvato and its partners around the world meet all the international trade and customs regulations for you — so you can leave the paperwork to the experts.
"What sets us apart from all others? Long-standing project experience. Access to all data. Analytical precision."
Our Consulting team brings years’ worth of e-Commerce experience to give you Tier-1 Strategy consulting; providing you a partner for the ongoing optimisation of your online businesses performance. Our experts consult strategically and operatively along the entire e-Commerce value chain and utilise data from online analysis as well as our backend systems.
Our analytically thinking e-Commerce experts with consumer goods and brand enthusiasm, get straight to the point.
The service includes:
• Development of a global e-Commerce entry strategy for various markets and countries
• Estimation of sales volumes in various markets, business cases and operative forecasts
• Conception of internationalization strategies
• Multi-channel consulting
• Data based recommendations as to reducing returns volumes, shop audits and deep-dive shopping basket analysis
We take care of every return
We understand that seamless returns service is essential to ensure that your customers return. Arvato offers automated processes for Returns Management, such as our bag-sorter conveyor system, which ensures that accepted high-quality returned products are instantly back into the system and ready to despatch. We can also provide added value services such as ironing, repacking, sewing and cleaning.