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Associate Members

UKFT works with trusted suppliers in a variety of ways. Our Associate Membership is open to organisations who are specialists in their areas of expertise and can offer tangible and membership enhancing benefits to UKFT members.

For more information and to discuss how your organisation may be able to work with UKFT, please contact membership@ukft.org.

UKFT members wanting to discuss working with one of our associate members or to take advantage of a special offer, contact membership@ukft.org

Birmingham Chamber of Commerce

www.greaterbirminghamchambers.com/

Contact: Jonathan Crosbie

Help with:

Discounts on the price of an ATA carnet and other export documentation. When taking samples overseas (outside the EU), at an exhibition or on a sales trip, an ATA Carnet is the safest and most efficient way to get your goods through customs. You will need your membership number for this.

Fox Williams

www.foxwilliams.com

Contact: Stephen Sidkin

Help with:

Specialist advice on working with agents and distributors in UK and internationally; legal services to the fashion industry – from designers through to retailers.

Keltie LLP

www.keltie.com

Contact: Azhar Sadique

Help with:

Patent, trade mark and design attorneys – providing advice on establishing and enforcing intellectual property rights.

UKFT Member Offer: Keltie offers free IP Clinics for UKFT members consisting of a 45 – 1 hour slot to discuss all IP requirements and put together a blue print of IP strategies to set in place. Contact info@ukft.org for details.

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Langton London

www.langtonlondoninsurancebrokers.co.uk

Contact: Eddie Ferrao

Help with:

Insurance Brokers  – commercial insurance broker specialising in all aspects of business insurance.

Smart Currency Business

www.smartcurrencybusiness.com

Contact: Alex Bennett

Help with:

FX company specialising in foreign currency and money transfers, helping their clients to save money and minimise risk on international payments with strategies tailored to your company. UKFT members are eligible for a free risk management healthcheck.

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TC Group

www.tc-group.com/

Contact: Suzanne Craig FCA

Help with:

Financial expertise ranging from core accountancy needs to specialist services

Torque

www.torque.eu

 

Help with:

End to end supply chain solutions from freight, bonded warehousing, e-fulfilment and distribution through to specialist garment services including: AQLs, Returns management, Embroidery, Labelling, Tagging, Tailoring, Alterations, Steaming, Hand pressing, Shading, Ozone treatment.

Zedonk

www.zedonk.co.uk

Contact: Adam King

Helps with:

Fashion Business Software solution helping to streamline the Production, Sales and Logistics processes for your business. UKFT Members receive free introductory demo.

CSM Logistics

www.csmlogistics.co.uk/

CSM offers tailored same-day deliveries and next-day deliveries to companies and individuals across the globe. The company can help with: International Courier Services, Import & Export services, UK Parcel deliveries, Freight Forwarding, Pick & Pack, Warehousing & Fulfilment, UK Pallet deliveries, Dedicated vehicles, Same-day deliveries.

Contact: Serge Lipski

The Brand Hangar

thebrandhangar.com/

The Brand Hangar is a specialist warehouse for designer & contemporary fashion brands. Its founders have backgrounds that enable the company to really understand your fashion business, as well as your logistics needs.

The company’s structure means there really are no barriers to entry, clients are not committed to any minimum order volumes, and they benefit from a fulfilment solution that fits their needs and their brand.

UKFT members can receive a free ecommerce consultation. Email info@ukft.org for your member introduction.

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Fashion Crossover

www.fashioncrossover-london.com/

Fashion Crossover London is a London-based designer service platform that connects global emerging designers with international fashion buyers and industry professionals by providing an online showcasing service, ecommerce function, a London-based PR showroom, advertorial print magazine publication feature, and fashion event management.