Bentley & Co LTD partnered with WIPTECShare
Bentley & Co LTD, the leader in luggage & accessories is pleased to announce it has partnered with WIPTEC, a third-party logistics and distribution specialist
MONTREAL — January 24, 2022 – Bentley & Co LTD, Canada’s premier retailer of luggage, handbags and travel accessories, is pleased to announce it has partnered with WIPTEC, a retail and eCommerce third-party logistics and distribution specialist.
Not only does their partnership provide Bentley & Co LTD a world class distribution operation for the on-time delivery of its luggage and accessories, it provides Bentley & Co LTD the additional benefit of a modernized, state-of-the-art supply chain infrastructure across Canada, allowing for increased efficiency and delivery of their signature products. In an age where COVID-19 has challenged traditional supply chain reliability, the partnership of Bentley & Co LTD and WIPTEC will result in increased operational competitiveness and the seamless, on-time delivery of Bentley & Co LTD products.
“Supply chain logistics must be seamless and fluid to survive the challenges surrounding today’s business operations and on-time delivery environments,” said, CEO Walter Lamothe. “Similar to other operations demanding of on-time delivery systems, Bentley & Co LTD’s partnership with WIPTEC aligns its operational prowess and sophistication with that of another mega delivery system now making its mark in Ontario and Vancouver, Our partnership gives us increased supply chain reliability. It makes Bentley & Co LTD even more efficient, and it allows us to do what we do best, serve a customer base throughout Canada with the very finest luggage and travel accessories,” said Lamothe.
WIPTEC is a third-party logistics service provider, and it provides storage, order preparation and shipping services to retail companies. Founded in 2002, WIPTEC has over 350 employees, uses the latest in material handling equipment and a state-of-the-art warehouse management service computer system (WMS). WIPTEC operates distribution centers in both Sherbrooke and Longueuil, Quebec, and its order preparation and storage space exceeds 2.3 million square feet.
“WIPTEC serves Loblaws, Wayfair, Amazon, Walmart and other large retailers, and it currently ships over 100,000 orders per week. With Bentley & Co LTD’s supply-chain realignment, it will be closing the Hawkesbury’s Distribution Center and store.” says François Labelle, V-P of National Supply Chain at Bentley & Co LTD.
ABOUT Bentley & Co LTD
From its roots of St. John’s, Newfoundland in 1987 to becoming a household name and the largest retailer of luggage, handbags and travel accessories in Canada, Bentley & Co LTD operates 160 stores and 3 Evex luggage repair shops. The brand is synonymous with excellent value and impeccable customer service. It also owns and operates TRACKER destination shops that feature last-minute items for international everyday travelers. Bentley & Co LTD is headquartered in Montreal and believes in giving back by actively raising charitable funds for Dreams Take Flight. Shop online at www.shopbentley.com
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