GXO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: GXO), the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics provider, announced today that it is expanding its collaboration with Leroy Merlin for the management of a regional logistics platform. Leroy Merlin is the leading home improvement and lifestyle brand in France.
“We are delighted to expand our support of Leroy Merlin by collaborating on the management of its new logistics platform,” said Bernard Wehbe, Managing Director, , GXO France. “Our team is committed to delivering on our customer promise by continually innovating to support and improve Leroy Merlin’s performance.”
A dedicated team from GXO will handle the logistics of approximately 2,500 SKUs (stock keeping units) per year, including products such as tiles, flooring, air conditioning, woodworking and garden items. Operations will be managed from GXO’s 41,000-square-meter site in Combs la Ville, near Paris, and include warehousing, order preparation, cross-docking and distribution to 15 stores in the southern part of the Paris region as well as to consumers.
Olivier Vasseur, Logistics Operations Director, Leroy Merlin France, said, “At a time when stores and online sales complement each other, our supply chain is evolving to ensure the proper supply of, and delivery to, our customers while reducing our environmental impact. The creation of this new regional platform, managed by GXO’s expert teams, clearly meets these three objectives.”
About GXO Logistics
GXO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: GXO) is the world’s largest pure-play contract logistics provider in a $430 billion total addressable market that is benefitting from the rapid growth of ecommerce, automation and outsourcing. GXO is committed to providing a diverse, world-class workplace for approximately 95,000 team members across more than 860 warehouse locations totaling approximately 200 million square feet. The company partners with the world’s leading blue-chip companies to solve complex logistics challenges with technologically advanced supply chain and ecommerce solutions, at scale and with speed. GXO corporate headquarters is in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA. Visit GXO.com for more information and connect with GXO on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
About Leroy Merlin France
Leroy Merlin, a pioneer company of the Adeo Group, is the leading brand in France in all distribution channels in the home and living environment improvement market. Specialized in the sale of products, projects and services, Leroy Merlin France’s ambition is to build with everyone new ways of living for a better tomorrow and put customer satisfaction at the heart of its business. Twenty-five thousand employees in 142 stores in France are now committed to this idea. This mission is reflected on the www.leroymerlin.fr website, which is now one of the top 10 French ecommerce sites. Leroy Merlin France had sales of nearly €8 billion (including VAT) in 2020.