Acumen Automotive Logistics Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Acumen Logistics Group, has been awarded the domestic contract to deliver Land Rover finished vehicles from Gaydon, Warwickshire to dealerships throughout Zone 4, the South West of England. Awarded by Ford Motor Company on behalf of Jaguar Land Rover Ltd, the contract underlines Acumen Automotive Logistics increasing participation in the UK Automotive Logistics sector.
Land Rover UK, Jaguar Land Rover’s largest market, recorded the best ever month of sales in March 2010. Sales were up 67% on the same month last year selling over 11,300 vehicles and recording the highest sales for any month in the company’s 62-year history. The March results were the seventh consecutive month of improvement for Land Rover signalling an increasingly stable marketplace.
Chris Doughty, Acumen’s Managing Director, comments: "We are delighted to be building our association with both Ford and Land Rover which further expands our involvement in the UK Finished Vehicle sector. This is the second notable contract we have announced this year, which we have achieved through our ongoing investment in vehicles, equipment people and technology and our ability to provide flexible, high-class, bespoke solutions."
Acumen Automotive Logistics delivers a range of high quality, automotive services to car manufacturers and importers. In addition, Acumen also provides a diverse range of other services, which include kerbside recycling collections, the transport of gases and chemicals and healthcare and retail logistics.