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10/02/2021

Will my parcel be charged customs and import charges?

First published on 1st January 2021 – updated again 10th February. We are now offering our full international service to EU, Republic of Ireland and Rest of the World. This is very topical, now the UK is not part of the EU. In most cases, any customs or import duties are charged once the parcel reaches its destination country. You may be charged for handling fees and taxes as your order passes through customs. Any charges on a parcel must be paid by the person receiving the parcel (this also applies to... Read More

16/02/2021
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Limited edition gear from Guinness x Carhartt.

The iconic Carhartt and Ireland’s iconic beer brand, Guinness have teamed up for a new line of Guinness emblazoned Carhartt merchandise. The line celebrates the two brands’ ongoing partnership and the hard-working men and women who form the backbone of each of the companies. We will have online from 22nd February limited stocks of the iconic A18 beanie in two colour options. The legendary Carhartt Brown, plus Coal Heather. The heritage of both these global brands are huge, Guinness dating back to 1759 and Carhartt back to 1889. In 2019,... Read More

04/02/2021
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The Carhartt Iconic Beanie

We loved reading the review of our iconic Carhartt A18 beanie at Esquire this week. You can check it out here. Born in 1987, the A18 Watch Hat quickly rose as an icon among the friends of Carhartt.Originally designed as a workwear essential, it is now worn on construction sites, in workshops or around the yard once the temperatures drop; its thick acrylic yarn making it a warm option for the colder months. Then adopted by skateboarders and non industry to now celebrities around the globe are seen sporting the... Read More

13/01/2021

Deliveries to Republic of Ireland

Our delivery service to Republic of Ireland has restarted today, and we will be reviewing this daily to ensure smooth running. If you are an Ireland customer all customs information will be included when despatching to you. You may be charged for handling fees and taxes as your order passes through customs. Any charges on a parcel must be paid by the person receiving the parcel (this also applies to retail & wholesale customers). You can view more information as an Ireland resident regards customs information here If you have not recieved... Read More

12/01/2021

Updated Border Issues and Shipping Information

THIS IS AN IMPORTANT UPDATE ON DELIVERIES AND BREXIT BORDER ISSUES Good Morning, If you have ordered with us in the past 2-3 weeks (or indeed with other workwear suppliers in the UK), you may have encountered frustrating delays. We are trying to update people as much as possible without bombarding with too much information. I expect you will have seen the issues reported in the media also. Please note the current situation relating to stocks in the UK or from our European warehouses as per below. Due to ever... Read More

10/01/2021

Brexit/Border Issues in the United Kingdom

MI are updating our customers on a daily basis relating to current issues with stocks coming in from Europe to the UK. Please note this is an ever changing situation by the hour. Our delivery service in to the Republic of Ireland with our courier partner DPD has a current delay of 3-4 days with deliveries scheduled to resume on Wednesday 13th January. This is due to the exceptional number of parcels being sent by companies with DPD with incorrect paperwork . We have temporarily halted our services to Europe... Read More

03/11/2020

Covid Guidelines at MI – November 2020

We at MI Supplies have been proud to support our customers, employees and suppliers throughout 2020 and our challenging times. A very stressful time for all involved. Following the Government’s new guidelines from 5th November 2020, we would like to confirm our plans in place, guidelines, and internal measures. MI have been fully operational throughout the past 8 months, with very little disruption to our customers. This we anticipate should remain so during the coming four week period. We have increased our numbers of staff to improve delivery times and... Read More

28/09/2020
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Snickers Workwear from MI Supplies

MI are well in to our 2021 plans with our main portfolio of brands. A big thanks to Snickers Workwear for hosting us last week, as we looked at some of their fantastic new items for our customers. A brand that we have provided for over 12 years. An excellent, socially distanced day! We are looking forward to providing our customers with some of the finest garments on the planet! New styles coming across the bottom, jackets and kneepad ranges in the coming weeks.

26/09/2020

What’s our best waterproof work boot? Our 2020 Top 10

What’s our best waterproof work boot? Every year, we give the lowdown on the movers and shakers in the workwear world. So get ready for our top 10 choices on waterproof work boots.  View the full 150+ waterproof boots here. Carhartt iconic heritage styling with Detroit boot. Black and Carhartt traditional brown. This boot is a super high 8”  Rugged Flex® waterproof high-ankle boot with hydro oiled leather. The Storm Defender™ waterproof breathable membrane keeps your feet dry and warm, and wicks away sweat for comfort. View more here The Rockfall Slate boot is 100%... Read More

07/08/2020

MI continue to work with the cycling community

MI throughout the past 12 months have continued to work with UK Cycling teams and clubs throughout the country, providing a completely bespoke package for each team based on their individual needs. To fuel their passion for working with teams, part of all their cycling revenue is put back in to sport with their sponsorships of male and female cycling teams. For any enquiries or if you are part of team and would like bespoke guidance to completely fit the needs of your team, email us here – enquiries@misupplies.co.uk MI... Read More