Exclusive: Retail logistics firm put in charge of crisis-hit PPE deliveries

The firm Clipper Logistics will manage a new supply channel to deliver personal protective equipment to NHS trusts and community healthcare partners, HSJ can reveal.

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Katherine Hignett, HSJ correspondent

  • Clipper Logistics chosen to manage PPE-only supply channel
  • Trust deliveries due to begin daily from Tuesday
  • Community deliveries anticipated to begin next week

The firm Clipper Logistics will manage a new supply channel to deliver personal protective equipment to NHS trusts and community healthcare partners, HSJ can reveal.

The supply channel will begin delivering pallets to trusts daily from today [31 March], according to an NHS Supply Chain document seen by HSJ.

Clipper is a major and long-standing retail logistics and supply chain firm, and according to its website it typically serves retailers selling fashion, tobacco, alcohol and other high-value goods. 


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