Valspar, one of the world’s leading paint and coating manufacturers, has appointed Norbert Dentressangle to provide warehousing and distribution to support its expansion in the UK market, in partnership with a major DIY retailer.
With more than $4 billion in sales and 10,000 employees in 30 countries, The Valspar Corporation is a global leader in the paint and coatings industry. As part of the continued expansion of its global consumer paint business, the company recently entered into a strategic partnership with a major UK DIY retailer, which will see the retailer offer a full selection of premium Valspar paints in every store.
Norbert Dentressangle will be responsible for the warehousing and picking of orders and delivery into the retailer’s regional distribution network, where orders are cross-docked and consolidated with other products for final delivery to store. When completed, the operation will be serving over 350 stores.
Mike Watson, Valspar’s Global Managing Director said: "We are delighted to be working with Norbert Dentressangle as we enter the UK market. Norbert Dentressangle has a strong people culture and global capabilities which made them the ideal partner for our business."
Norbert Dentressangle operates an extensive network of shared-user warehousing and distribution facilities in strategic locations throughout the UK, offering customers unrivaled flexibility in both storage space and cost. With the ability to adjust storage capacity on a weekly basis to accommodate fluctuations in demand, including major seasonal peaks, Norbert Dentressangle’s shared-user network also provides a highly flexible and cost-effective solution for companies experiencing rapid growth, a downturn or facing uncertain market conditions.