XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has been selected by Greene King plc to manage dedicated warehousing and distribution for Greene King’s secondary drinks channel. UK-based Greene King has a rich heritage of brewing and leading pub brands for 220 years.
XPO will provide innovative logistics services from five warehouses distributing to retail pubs and restaurants, including Pub Partner independent licensees and on-trade trade customers. ALso, XPO’s dedicated sites in Northampton, Tilbury, Avonmouth and Peterlee will complement Greene King’s current distribution infrastructure. The long-term agreement will take a joint-partnership approach to supporting Greene King’s strategic and environmental goals with a sustainable, technology-driven supply chain solution.
“Following a tendering process, we have made the decision to appoint XPO Logistics as one of our distribution partners. We are pleased to welcome XPO, as they share the commitment of our in-house distribution teams in providing the excellent day-to-day service our pubs and on-trade customers know to expect from us,” Tim Preston, Greene King Brewing and Brands operations director said.