GXO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: GXO), the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics provider, has extended its decade-long partnership in Poland with Castorama Polska, part of Kingfisher plc. The DIY company will continue to benefit from GXO’s expertise in automation and distribution support in all of its key channels in Poland, including the new store format Castorama Smart.
“We’re excited to bring new solutions to Castorama Polska as they continue to grow their business in key markets,” said Jean-Luc Bessade, GXO’s Managing Director for Central and Eastern Europe. “We’re proud that our expertise allows the biggest brands in Poland to deliver for their customers while building a competitive advantage with an efficient supply chain.”
GXO provides logistics services to Castorama in two locations with a combined 150,000 square meters of warehouse space near Strykow. The warehouses’ logistics systems promote safe operations for the 230 employees and improve equipment management, generating efficiencies for the customer, and skylights and special sensors maximize natural light while saving energy. Both sites have earned ISO certification for Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001:2015) and Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001:2015).
“GXO is the right partner for us,” said Wojciech Gondek, Supply Chain & Logistics Director at Castorama. “They’re using the latest technology to provide effective solutions for our operations in France, the UK and Poland, ensuring we remain agile and productive and are prepared to seize new opportunities.”
GXO is a leading global provider of outsourced omnichannel logistics, including in the DIY sector. GXO provides fast and reliable logistics for brick-and-mortar, ecommerce and direct-to-consumer companies in collaboration with mass-market retailers, pure-play e-tailers, specialty stores and direct-to-consumer manufacturers.
About Castorama Polska
Castorama Polska Sp. z o.o. is a leader in the category of home improvement in Poland. The company opened its first store in 1997. Currently, it sells in 90 locations in different parts of Poland and employs over 13,000 people. Castorama provides customers across the country with access to its offer on-line at www.castorama.pl and via mobile application. Castorama Polska Sp. z o.o. is a part of Kingfisher plc, an international group with almost 1,350 stores in eight European countries.
About GXO Logistics
GXO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: GXO) is the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics provider. GXO is committed to providing a world-class, diverse workplace for its 94,000 team members across 869 warehouse locations totaling 208 million square feet. The company partners with the world’s leading blue-chip customers to solve complex logistics challenges with technologically advanced supply chain solutions, at scale and with speed. Despite its market leadership, GXO holds only 5% of the fast-growing $130 billion potential addressable logistics market in Europe and North America. GXO’s corporate headquarters are in Greenwich, Conn., USA. Visit GXO.com for more information, and connect with GXO on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.