Kubota extends Unipart contract for five years

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Unipart Logistics is to provide aftermarket warehouse operations to Kubota UK for another five years.

Based out of Unipart’s Cowley Distribution Centre in Oxfordshire, the contract covers inbound and outbound aftermarket logistics, storage, returns, scrapping, kitting and promotional activity for Kubota’s agriculture, groundcare, construction and engine divisions in the UK and Ireland.

Unipart services 120 dealers and 187 delivery points nationwide for Kubota UK and also acts as engine distributors for Kubota in the Nordic and the Baltic states.

Unipart Logistics Chief Commercial Officer Claire Walters said: “The partnership is a great example of how Unipart works with a customer to continuously improve performance, and deliver outstanding service to our joint customers.”

Kubota UK Managing Director David Hart, said: “Unipart Logistics has shown strong performance throughout the contract and we’re pleased to extend our partnership for a further five years. Through working together we are meeting stretching targets to deliver outstanding service to our customers.

“We’ve seen significant disruption in the marketplace over the last few months, but many of our dealers that have multiple franchises have commented that the Kubota parts have stood head and shoulders above many of their other providers in both reliability of delivery and constantly high performance in picking the right parts first time and maintaining the high standards throughout the pandemic.”

Unipart Logistics are sponsors of the Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2020. Discover some of the 70 shortlisted businesses and organisations ahead of the reveal of the winners on 12 November 2020

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