Ford has awarded Gefco a contract to manage its multi-user in-night distribution of spare parts within several UK regions.
It is the first global agreement between them to be launched in the UK market, and will see Gefco operate specialist double deck trailers to regional dealers, directly as well as through three regional cross-docks.
The new deal extends the two companies’ ten-year international partnership, which has seen them work together in countries from South Africa, to Poland and Russia.
The average nightly volume distribution of Ford’s roll cages will be around 195.
“We hope this deal enables Ford to benefit from an automotive logistics provider equipped with the necessary infrastructure to service this type of operation to the highest possible level, said Tristan Balayn, managing director of Gefco UK.
“We are delighted that we are able to kick off this project here in the UK, and look forward to working closely with Ford over the next years.”