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DHL is official logistics partner for Vivienne Westwood´s international shoe exhibition

· British designer relies on DHL experience in fashion logistic

· Transport of 133 unique shoes by air and by road

Singapore, 11 April, 2011 – DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider, has been appointed the official logistics partner for Vivienne Westwood’s international shoe exhibition road show. The partnership includes packaging, transportation, customs clearance, insurance and on time delivery of 133 unique single and pair shoes. The exhibits, which were created between 1973 and 2010, include Westwood’s 1996 Toile Print Boot, the 1999 Sahara Plimsoll of 1999 and the 1993 Super Elevated Gillie. They will be transported by air and road transport, always picked-up and delivered personally by special experts from DHL. Moscow will be the first stop of Westwood’s international shoe exhibition road show from April 8th to 22nd, followed by Beirut, Beijing, Hong Kong and Tokyo.

DHL has long-standing experience in the fashion logistics industry. These extraordinary individual items from Vivienne Westwood are handled with utmost care. “For such specific requests we develop flexible and individual logistics solutions. This cooperation shows again just how much leading fashion brands trust in the logistical capabilities of DHL,” says Wolfgang Giehl, Senior Vice President Corporate Brand Marketing at Deutsche Post DHL.

DHL is a leading international logistics provider for the textile and garment industries, offering services ranging from procurement of material to sample production, quality control, warehousing and processing of garments to direct store delivery. The company is the Official Logistics Partner of IMG’s worldwide Fashion Weeks series, where DHL supports designers such as Michael Michalsky.
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