DHL Supply Chain has won a new three-year contract to become Suntory Beverage & Food GB&I’s sole supply chain delivery and warehouse supplier, creating 310 jobs at DHL’s site in Worksop, UK.
DHL will reportedly support SBF GB&I in delivering its Growing for Good company value, by improving efficiency across its supply chain and focusing on sustainability.
Carol Robert, chief operating officer of Suntory Beverage & Food GB&I, commented, “We believe DHL Supply Chain will help deliver our strategic ambitions. We have lots of growth to go after. Together with DHL’s capability, we will achieve our ambitious revenue targets through customer service excellence all the while working to reduce our impact on the environment.”
DHL said it will leverage its investments in automated solutions to manage the fulfillment of orders, with its high-tech warehouse solution, enhanced reporting capabilities and live order tracking providing SBF GB&I with greater insight and efficiencies across its operations.
The company added that its extensive network capabilities will provide SBF GB&I with an optimized transportation solution that eliminates wasted network space, reducing associated costs and carbon emissions, all supported by track-and-trace capabilities.
Nick Archer, MD of consumer and convenience at DHL Supply Chain UK&I, said, “Suntory Beverage & Food GB&I is one of the UK’s largest soft drinks manufacturers and has shown impressive growth over the last few years while demonstrating a clear commitment to making a positive impact on the world. This of course aligns with our own business goals and ambitions, so we are delighted to be joining SBF GB&I to help make their vision a reality.”
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