Our Healthcare business took another important step forward today with the announcement of a new optical distribution and delivery service. This will offer optical manufacturers, wholesalers, laboratories and opticians a credible and flexible alternative delivery option to what is currently available.
The new service, being announced at the Optrafair trade exhibition, Olympia, will include:
- Choice of flexible and scalable delivery options
- Secure and cost effective solutions
- Next day timed delivery
- Same day delivery
- National network of 39 service centres across the UK and 2,500 plus trained couriers
The optical service builds on our growing presence in the healthcare arena, with delivery services established in pathology, pharmacy and pharmaceutical R&D.
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We’re diversifying in Healthcare, but with strong foundations and an appreciation that distribution and delivery when connected to people’s health and wellness needs a very different approach. Our highly trained healthcare teams working from a network of 37 service centres across the UK will be ensuring this is the case with our new optical service.