BT Retail has awarded a three year ocean freight contract to DSV Air &Sea on
the basis of its "innovation, whole life cost and ease of transition".
The contract, to manage air and ocean volumes from China to the UK for BT Retail, has already been implemented "with an almost seamless changeover taking place," according to BT Procurement’s John Morgan (Senior Buyer Distribution ServicesDSV Air & Sea won the contract after an intense and lengthy RFQ handled by BT’s Procurement team.
UK Managing Director Michael Hansen says: "It is very exciting for DSV to be
working with a company like BT and we are delighted that it has recognised
our potential to handle this work and hopefully expand our relationship in
John Morgan said: "Following a competitive tender exercise BT awarded a three
year sea freight contract to DSV. The decision for this was based on a number
of contributing factors but primarily whole life cost, ease of transition and
"Throughout the exercise DSV demonstrated enthusiasm, drive and flexibility
which was head and shoulders above the other bids. Any concerns BT had over
transitioning to DSV were also proven to be unfounded with an almost seamless
change over taking place. I am looking forward to working with DSV and growing
the relationship over the contract term."
DSV Air & Sea is part of Danish-based DSV, a top ten global supplier of transport and logistics services. It has offices in more than 60 countries all over the world and an international network of partners and agents. DSV has about 21,000 DSV employees and recorded a worldwide annual revenue of 5.7 billion euro for 2010.