OXFORD, England, September 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
Unipart Logistics - which is part of Unipart Group, one of Europe's leading private manufacturing, logistics and consultancy companies - has won a new five-year contract with Volkswagen Group to run their UK aftermarket supply chain.
Around 450 people in the 650,000 sq. ft. logistics hub in Tamworth have transferred to Unipart Logistics.
Unipart Logistics is managing the full aftermarket warehouse operation for Volkswagen Group UK, The operation will service more than 900 retailers and trade partners across the UK for the Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT, SKODA, TPS and Volkswagen Commercial brands.
Volkswagen Group is the world's largest automotive manufacturer by sales, selling almost 11 million vehicles worldwide in 2017. It has retained the title of the largest European manufacturer for the past two decades. VW Group continues to innovate and grow through a huge investment in electric vehicles.
Claire Walters, Chief Commercial Officer Unipart Logistics commented: "We are delighted to have won this prestigious contract with Volkswagen Group UK to become their supply chain partner for the future. We are looking forward to working in partnership to drive up availability and service for their retailers, trade partners, and most importantly, their end customers."
"This new contract reinforces Unipart Logistics' position as the leading supply chain enabler for the premium automotive sector in the UK."
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About Unipart Group
Unipart Group is a leading UK manufacturer, full-service logistics provider, and consultant in operational excellence. Operating across a range of market sectors, including automotive, manufacturing, mobile telecoms, rail, retail and technology, Unipart offers a breadth of services from third-party logistics to expert consultancy. The company, which has its headquarters in Oxford, provides services to a growing range of blue-chip clients including Jaguar Land Rover, Vodafone, Sky, and many other household names.
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SOURCE Unipart Group