XPO Logistics awarded Beko transport contract

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XPO Logistics has won a contract with Beko which will see it provide transport services for the home appliance company across the UK .

XPO will manage all UK distribution of appliances to independent stores and retail chains, operating from Beko warehouses in Tamworth, Staffordshire, and Hams Hall, Warwickshire.

The contract will see XPO handle Beko products including refrigerators, washing machines, dryers, cookers, dishwashers, and freezers marketed under the Beko, Grundig, Leisure, Flavel, Blomberg, and Zenith brands.

Supplemental capacity for peak periods will be sourced from XPO’s broader fleet and carrier partners.

Andrew Parkin, operations director at Beko, said: “XPO has the scale and expertise necessary to handle our continued growth in this important market. Their team orchestrated a smooth transition to a solution that is consistently responsive to our retailers.”

XPO has customised an end-to-end transport system for Beko, using a fleet with in-cab technology for tracking and proof-of-delivery.

Gavin Williams, managing director, supply chain UK and Ireland, XPO Logistics, said, “Our supply chain network is performing at a high level for Beko across the UK, with timely delivery of stock replenishments for stores. We are committed to supporting our customer’s supply chain by ensuring that product availability meets demand for the Beko portfolio of brands.”

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