BGF has invested GBP7.5 million in Lancashire ecommerce logistics and tech company, Fulfilmentcrowd. 

The deal will enable the Chorley-based business to further expand services to multichannel and ecommerce retailers, while strengthening its international network of fulfilment centres and responding to the accelerated shift towards online shopping.

Fulfilmentcrowd, which provides fulfilment services via its cloud-based software platform, is forecasting a 58 per cent growth in revenue this year, with turnover set to hit GBP12 million. This follows the addition of distribution hubs in Europe and North America in 2020, as well as specialist centres such as the new chilled logistics operation in Blackpool which is aimed at UK-based ecommerce start-ups and SMEs in the food, drink, health and beauty sectors.

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