DHL PARTNERS WITH THE COUNCIL OF FASHION DESIGNERS OF AMERICA; Supports emerging designers and fashion industry leaders on their journey to Go Global


Plantation, Florida, United States – DHL, the world’s leading provider of international express shipping services, returns as the exclusive official logistics partner of the Council of Fashion Designers of America Inc. (CFDA), a non-profit trade association whose members consist of 474 designers of women’s apparel, men’s apparel, accessories and jewelry.

The partnership aims to help fashion companies take advantage of growth opportunities around the world.

“We look forward to expanding our work with the CFDA and helping industry players – from emerging designers to fashion industry leaders – expand their global reach,” said Christine Nasickmarketing director of Americas Region at DHLExpress. ‘As the needs of designers, manufacturers and consumers continue to evolve and intensify, our partnership with CFDA has become increasingly valuable to members and we are pleased to be able to support them in their efforts to expand.

To reinforce its commitment as a logistics partner for the fashion, luxury and retail industries, DHL will host a four-part professional development series, delving into different key industry areas and best practices for improve sustainable supply chains for businesses of all sizes.

In addition, as part of this partnership, an emerging designer will be named winner of the DHL Logistics in fashion price. The winner will benefit from expanded mentoring opportunities and a $15,000 grant to develop the designer’s activity internationally.

“Fashion is a global industry, and CFDA member designers rely on a global network of supply chains, which has recently become more difficult to navigate,” said the CFDA CEO. steven kolb noted. “Through our ongoing partnership with DHL, we are able to provide our talent with insights to mitigate potential challenges.”

DHL will also sponsor the CFDA International Buyers and Editors Program. Emerging brands that showcased their collections during New York Fashion Week, including on CFDA’s RUNWAY360 virtual platform, will benefit from being showcased to international editors and buyers, helping to strengthen their global presence.

CFDA Members and Acting Members will also enjoy exclusive shipping rates and access to DHL office hours, where they can work directly with DHL shipping and logistics professionals and receive expert advice. experts regarding their global supply chain.

(C) 2022 electronic news edition, source ENP Newswire


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