Arvato digital services, part of the Bertelsmann group, has signed a global fulfillment deal for direct-to-consumer (D2C) services with the independent label and dance music brand Ministry of Sound.

Sven Deutschmann, CEO arvato digital services EMEA (Europe, Middel East Africa) in a statement today in Guetersloh:

"We are delighted to have been chosen by Ministry of Sound," said Sven Deutschmann, CEO Arvato Digital Services EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) in a statement.

"We have signed a contract with Ministry of Sound, comprising all back end fulfillment services from warehousing, to order picking and packing, to reporting and shipping globally. This is done from our facility in Birmingham that has 10 years experience and expertise in fulfillment projects, special packaging and more recently the direct to consumer business."

Melvin Simpson, head of Internet at Ministry of Sound, added: "I am really pleased to have signed this agreement with Arvato Digital Services. From our research they offered the most competitive and scalable solution to meet the needs of our existing requirements and more importantly understand us and help us develop our online business over the coming years. Arvato Digital Services' global reach, and experience in delivering entertainment products, makes them the perfect partner. Added to this is the seamless integration with our physical business which Arvato also handles."

Arvato Digital Services has 8,000 employess in 18 countries on five continents with partners in the I.T., games, video, and audio sectors.