Pernod Ricard UK, part of Pernod Ricard, number two in wines and spirits, has awarded a six-year warehousing and logistics contract to Wincanton, the largest British logistics company.
The contract renewal includes warehousing in an HMRC-approved bonded site and transport solutions for key UK customer deliveries. It builds on the strong partnership between the two companies that stretches back to 1999 and will take the relationship to 24 years.
Pernod Ricard UK has a prestigious portfolio of internationally recognised brands, of which 19 are counted amongst the global top 100 amongst wine and spirit brands. Commenting on the six-year contract renewal with Wincanton, Michael Taylor, Operations Director at Pernod Ricard UK, said:
“After a long tender process, we are pleased our long-term partner Wincanton offered us the best solution for professional, cost-effective and innovative warehousing and logistic services, which is something we continually evaluate to ensure efficiency for us and our customers”.
Liam McElroy, MD Retail & Consumer at Wincanton, said: “We are delighted to be continuing our long-standing relationship with Pernod Ricard.
“Having worked with the company for a significant period of time now, we were keen to demonstrate how we could add further value for Pernod Ricard UK. We look forward to being able to realise our ambition to become leaders in the digitised supply chain and deliver significant short and long-term benefits to our customers.”