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press release: Taylor Made Designs

Taylor Made Designs sets up in Holland and Poland to deliver direct to clients in mainland Europe

14 Nov 2023
Ed Taylor, Director, TMD; John Davies, Account Manager TMD / TMD
Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has for 30 years been based out of the South Coast, UK. Delivering uniform, workwear and branded merchandise to a significant base of loyal clients in the Superyacht, Hospitality and Leisure Sectors, and in more recent years, an expansion into the Cruise Line Sector.

‘Let’s face it, Brexit, and coming out of the European Union, has not been good for UK based businesses wanting to export into Europe,’ says Ed Taylor, Managing Director.

With an increasing requirement to supply new and existing clients across Europe, TMD has now set up Fiscal Representation in Holland, together with warehousing and logistical facilities in Berlicum, Holland and additional production capabilities in Lodz, close to Warsaw, Poland.

The move represents a significant opportunity for TMD to be able to provide its uniform management and consultancy services, supplying and manufacturing branded and unbranded uniform, workwear, gifts, and event giveaways to all sectors globally.

“Delivering into Europe, either via our 3LP partners in Berlicum, Netherlands or directly through our additional production facility in Lodz, Poland will remove unwanted stresses and paperwork for our clients – as though we were physically based in mainland Europe, having EU VAT status, which we now have. This move allows us to deliver directly to our clients, without duties, and providing our client has a valid EU VAT number, without VAT also. A simple, smooth transition through Europe, Of course, we will also continue to deliver under T1 status and hold stock for our clients where necessary.”

Mr Taylor continues, ‘We recognise that most of our client base is here in the UK, however, especially since the pandemic, a lot of our international clients have called for us to set up a more streamlined European distribution process to facilitate multiple European requirements. We have our eye on other 3PL facilities across the EU including France, Germany, Spain and Italy.

“It has been important for TMD to make this move in order to build on existing relationships and develop future partnerships with clients and operators.”

For further information, reach out to TMD by emailing [email protected] or +44 1202 473311.
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Taylor Made Designs
Tel: +44 (0) 1202 473311
Address: Unit 1, Ambassador Industrial Estate, 9 Airfield Rd, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3TG, United Kingdom
James Taylor, Managing Director
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press release: Taylor Made Designs

Taylor Made Designs sets up in Holland and Poland to deliver direct to clients in mainland Europe

14 Nov 2023
Ed Taylor, Director, TMD; John Davies, Account Manager TMD / TMD
Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has for 30 years been based out of the South Coast, UK. Delivering uniform, workwear and branded merchandise to a significant base of loyal clients in the Superyacht, Hospitality and Leisure Sectors, and in more recent years, an expansion into the Cruise Line Sector.

‘Let’s face it, Brexit, and coming out of the European Union, has not been good for UK based businesses wanting to export into Europe,’ says Ed Taylor, Managing Director.

With an increasing requirement to supply new and existing clients across Europe, TMD has now set up Fiscal Representation in Holland, together with warehousing and logistical facilities in Berlicum, Holland and additional production capabilities in Lodz, close to Warsaw, Poland.

The move represents a significant opportunity for TMD to be able to provide its uniform management and consultancy services, supplying and manufacturing branded and unbranded uniform, workwear, gifts, and event giveaways to all sectors globally.

“Delivering into Europe, either via our 3LP partners in Berlicum, Netherlands or directly through our additional production facility in Lodz, Poland will remove unwanted stresses and paperwork for our clients – as though we were physically based in mainland Europe, having EU VAT status, which we now have. This move allows us to deliver directly to our clients, without duties, and providing our client has a valid EU VAT number, without VAT also. A simple, smooth transition through Europe, Of course, we will also continue to deliver under T1 status and hold stock for our clients where necessary.”

Mr Taylor continues, ‘We recognise that most of our client base is here in the UK, however, especially since the pandemic, a lot of our international clients have called for us to set up a more streamlined European distribution process to facilitate multiple European requirements. We have our eye on other 3PL facilities across the EU including France, Germany, Spain and Italy.

“It has been important for TMD to make this move in order to build on existing relationships and develop future partnerships with clients and operators.”

For further information, reach out to TMD by emailing [email protected] or +44 1202 473311.
More press releases and updates from Taylor Made Designs:
This month, Blu Leisure launches Eco Blu its new, sustainable swimwear range created from recycled ocean plastics.
Trailblazing leisure retail and bespoke uniform specialist, Blu Leisure, has announced the promotion of Tiffany Barritt into the role of Business Development Manager to support the brand’s ongoing commitment to expanding its presence in existing markets whilst also venturing into new, international territories.
All good things come to those who wait! With less than a week to go until Elevate, Taylor Made Designs (TMD) has linked up with Blu Leisure to showcase a full complement of leisure uniform, merchandise and retail products at this year’s show.
James and Ed Taylor, Directors at Taylor Made Designs, are heading out to the Saudi Entertainment and Amusement (SEA) Expo to join hundreds of other professionals from the world of attractions and entertainment.
Taylor Made Designs has developed a range of generic and custom branded grip socks, perfect for use in trampoline parks and indoor play areas. 
Taylor Made Designs
Tel: +44 (0) 1202 473311
Address: Unit 1, Ambassador Industrial Estate, 9 Airfield Rd, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3TG, United Kingdom
James Taylor, Managing Director
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Key personnel
James Taylor, Managing Director
Key customers
GLL
Places Leisure
Parkwood Leisure
Merlin Entertainments
MyTime Active
Saga Cruise Lines
Myzone
Doncaster Leisure & Cultural Trust
Plans for the next 12 months
To continue to manufacture and supply quality uniforms and merchandise that meets the evolving need of the market.
Investment in new territories like Europe and the Middle East. Technologies and digitalisation remains a focus to ensure TMD optimises efficiencies and delivers a frictionless experience for clients.
Sustainability is an important area. Recently, TMD launched its end of use textile recycling programme, reducing the amount of textile waste that ends up in landfill and reducing carbon emission.
Moving forwards, TMD will continue to explore sustainable practices that protect the business and the planet.
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“Having sense-checked the market through an official tender process, we have confirmed that Taylor Made Designs are providing the best range of garments for our business at competitive prices.”
– Laura Lane, Head of People at Places Leisure
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“Working in environments like swimming pools, plant rooms and gyms requires specialist fabrics and designs to ensure comfort, durability and moveability. Through its network of international providers, TMD can provide the technical garments we need and then customise them to reflect our brand requirements, creating highly bespoke products at an affordable price.”
– Chris Hone, Chief Operating Officer, Doncaster Culture & Leisure Trust
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“Working with a leisure uniform specialist has also proved its worth. The TMD team have a great understanding of the needs of our business and instant access to the technical materials and range of garments we need to ensure our teams are kitted out with workwear most suited to the needs of their role. “
– Jason Stanton, CEO, Mytime Active
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