Transformation program and ongoing investment to enhance service and make network simpler, stronger and more efficient
GXO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: GXO), the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics provider, announced today that it has signed a multi-year agreement with HEINEKEN, one of the world’s largest brewing companies, to continue to operate its warehouse, distribution and secondary transport network to retail and wholesale outlets across the U.K., as well as exclusively to HEINEKEN’s entire UK pub estate – Star Pubs & Bars. This network manages more than 500,000 deliveries per year to more than 8,000 customers from point of production to retail and wholesale delivery.
“We are pleased to continue our partnership with HEINEKEN and look forward to a bright future together,” said Richard Cawston, President, Europe, GXO. “Over the past two years, we’ve made significant progress transforming our operations and delivery network to make it simpler, stronger, more efficient and more sustainable. Together, we will continue to invest to enhance efficiency and service to support HEINEKEN’s expected growth. It’s a great partnership for us, our team members and the pub industry in the U.K.”
“We’ve worked closely with an experienced partner in GXO on developing a multi-year investment and transformation program to ensure the network is fit for future,” said Boudewijn Haarsma, Managing Director, HEINEKEN UK. “Our joint plan, which focuses on investing into modernizing the network, underpins our service to customers and our commitment to continuous improvement and sustainability.”
GXO operates one of the most extensive and complex warehousing and transport delivery networks for many of the UK’s leading food, beverage and grocery brands. GXO’s operations network for HEINEKEN, the leading beer, cider and pub company in the U.K., includes four regional distribution centers, 18 local delivery platforms and transit depots, over 400 vehicles and employs more than 1,500 team members. An industry leader in ESG solutions, GXO has shortened transit times and lowered CO2 emissions for this network through enhanced delivery schedules and investments in cutting edge technology.
A propos de GXO Logistics
GXO logistics, Inc. (NYSE : GXO) est le plus grand prestataire pure-player de logistique contractuelle au monde et bénéficie de la croissance rapide du e-commerce, de l'automatisation et de l'externalisation. GXO s'engage à fournir un environnement de travail diversifié de niveau international à ses 130 000 collaborateurs répartis sur 970 sites totalisant une surface d’environ 18,5 millions de mètres carrés d’entreposage. L'entreprise collabore avec des clients d’envergure internationale pour relever des défis logistiques complexes grâce à des solutions technologiquement avancées et des solutions pour le e-commerce à grande échelle et d’implémentation rapide. Le siège social de GXO est situé à Greenwich, dans le Connecticut, aux États-Unis. Rendez-vous sur GXO.com pour plus d’informations, et suivez GXO sur LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram et YouTube.
About HEINEKEN UK
Headquartered in Edinburgh, HEINEKEN is the UK’s leading pub, cider and beer business. The company owns around 2,400 pubs as part of its Star Pubs & Bars business and employs around 2,100 people. It has produces beers from its breweries in Manchester, Tadcaster and London and ciders from its ciderie and mill in Herefordshire. Its unrivalled portfolio of brands includes Heineken® 0.0, Heineken®, Foster’s, Strongbow, Cruzcampo, John Smith’s, Inch’s Cider, Amstel, Birra Moretti and Old Mout, backed by a full range of niche and specialty brands. It also owns Beavertown and Brixton Brewery.