Clas Ohlson awarded for its progress in supply chain

Magnus Höjman, Director of Supply Chain at Clas Ohlson has been awarded the price Supply Chain Professional of the Year at an event organised by Swedish National Association of Purchasing & Logistics (Silf), Accenture and SAS Institute. Clas Ohlson was recognised, among other things, for its focus on long term sustainability in supply chain.

The price Supply Chain Professional of the Year is awarded in connection with Silfs’ annual Supply Chain Outlook. The price is awarded a person who, during the previous year, has made great achievements in goods supply. A sustainable flow of goods, combined with efficient logistics and low environmental impact is a strategic focus area at Clas Ohlson.

”To develop and optimise our supply of goods is an important part of our strategy, where we have made great progress during the last years. Receiving this award, as a token of appreciation of the work Clas Ohlson does, is of course extremely awarding” says Magnus Höjman, Director of Supply Chain at Clas Ohlson.

Clas Ohlson has high demands on function, price, quality and sustainability throughout the supply chain. The distribution centre in Insjön, Sweden, is the logistic hub for the entire Group, where more or less all goods comes through on their way to stores and to customers who have placed their orders via telephone, catalogue or at the online store. Everyday Clas Ohlson delivers approximately 1,000 pallets to stores and 800 deliveries direct to the customer and Clas Ohlson are, among other things, continuously working on optimizing the transports to reduce the CO2emissions.

The price money goes to Save the Children and ECPAT.

For more information please contact:

Sara Kraft Westrell, Director of Information and Investor Relations, phone +46 247 649 13

About Us

Clas Ohlson was founded in 1918 as a mail order business based in Insjön, Sweden. This year, we are celebrating 100 years as a business with customers in five markets, more than 4,800 co-workers and annual sales of approximately 8 billion SEK. Our share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. A lot has happened since the start in 1918, but one thing has remained the same over the years; that we want to help and inspire people to improve their everyday lives by offering smart, simple, practical solutions at attractive prices. Read more about our history on clasohlson100.com/en or visit about.clasohlson.com for current events and information.

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To develop and optimise our supply of goods is an important part of our strategy, where we have made great progress during the last years. Receiving this award, as a token of appreciation of the work Clas Ohlson does, is of course extremely awarding
Magnus Höjman, Director of Supply Chain at Clas Ohlson