Proper Music Group has signed a form of worldwide fulfilment presents that every one the cool kids are talking about with Southern Record Distributors, which suggests Proper’s distribution division will now deal with logistics and physical distribution on behalf of its fellow music distributor, which in flip reps spherical 200 indie labels.
The deal comes as Proper will get capable of open its beforehand reported new warehouse facility in Dartford. It moreover follows the announcement ultimate month that SRD has allied with French company IDOL on its digital distribution.
Name-checking SRD’s co-MDs Andy Slocombe and Steve Collins, Proper MD Drew Hill confirming the model new deal by saying: “It is a pleasure to start work with Andy and Steve, and we are happy to help protect the independence of one of Europe’s biggest distributors. We are proud to expand and develop our client roster as the opening of our new warehouse draws ever closer”.
SRD’s Slocombe added: “Steve and I have a responsibility to our labels and to the business to make the best decisions for our future. Handing over responsibility for logistics to a third party is a tried-and-tested model, and we are entirely confident that working with Drew and his team at Proper is the right road to pursue”.