Eddie Stobart has won a £60m contract with Unilever UK to provide ambient transport for the majority of Unilever’s manufacturing and distribution activities in the UK.
Under the three year contract, Stobart will undertake customer deliveries from several Unilever UK distribution centres. In addition, Eddie Stobart will also undertake deliveries into those distribution centres from Unilever’s UK manufacturing plants.
Stobart chief executive Andrew Tinkler said: “We are looking forward to building a great working partnership with Unilever by providing a unique full-service offering, combined with the best know-how in the industry. As well as delivering day-to-day efficiency benefits for Unilever through our distribution system, we believe we can help it meet and even exceed its goals in terms of carbon reduction in the process.”