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NORTHAMPTON, UK – 27 February 2019 – XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has been awarded a multi-year contract renewal by Carlsberg UK for supply chain logistics in the UK. XPO currently manages over 400 million litres of Carlsberg beer per year with an integrated logistics solution for brewery production, warehousing and distribution.

 

XPO operates three sites for Carlsberg UK in Northampton, receiving inbound raw materials and positioning them for the production lines; then moving the filled bottles, cans and kegs to storage areas where they undergo quality control before the packaged products are transferred to the distribution centre for onward delivery to Carlsberg UK’s customer base.

 

Paul Armstrong, VP customer supply chain Carlsberg UK said, “By working with XPO, we have been able to respond quickly to customer demand while ensuring a high level of satisfaction. XPO understands the importance of building loyalty for our brand through seamless logistics and production. We are delighted to extend our partnership in the UK.”

 

Richard Cawston, managing director, supply chain–Europe, XPO Logistics, said, “Over years of supporting Carlsberg’s sales growth, we’ve developed a robust culture of collaboration for their wholesale, retail and trade channels. We look forward to continuing to ensure widespread access to one of the UK’s favourite beers.”

 

About XPO Logistics and XPO Logistics Europe

XPO Logistics, Inc. (NYSE: XPO) is a top ten global logistics provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. The company operates as a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets in 32 countries, with 1,535 locations and more than 100,000 employees. XPO uses its network to help more than 50,000 customers manage their goods most efficiently throughout their supply chains.

 

XPO’s corporate headquarters is in Greenwich, Conn., USA, and its European headquarters is in Lyon, France. The company conducts the majority of its European operations through its subsidiary, XPO Logistics Europe, in which it holds an 86.25% controlling interest. The remaining stock is traded as XPO on Euronext Paris – Isin FR0000052870. europe.xpo.com

 

Media Contact:

XPO Logistics Europe

Anne Lafourcade

anne.lafourcade@xpo.com

+33 (0)6 75 22 52 90

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