AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS (November 22, 2016) — C.H. Robinson has secured a contract renewal with Tesco, a multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer, to increase current distribution of its wide range of products throughout Poland.
Since 2011, C.H. Robinson has handled a percentage of Tesco Poland’s business, out of Tesco’s Gliwice Distribution Centre, as part of an outsource transport solution. Following Tesco’s decision to synchronise its current operational model in Eastern Europe, C.H. Robinson was awarded with an expansion of the current logistics relationship, expanding Tesco operations to C.H. Robinson’s Gliwice, Poznan, and Teresin divisions.
Tesco has been part of the C.H. Robinson customer portfolio for the past five years, and we are excited to expand the current business, and purposefully strengthen the relationship further,’ said Jeroen Eijsink, President of Europe, C.H. Robinson. ‘We are pleased to enter this next phase with Tesco, where our principal focus lies on delivering quality, and efficient service. We believe that our strength lies in understanding our customers’ needs, which replicates in the significant services we offer.’
Matthew Rhind, CE Distribution Director, Tesco said: ‘We are satisfied with the professionalism and quality of service we have received from C.H. Robinson since we started our relationship with them. The company’s bespoke distribution solutions and expertise, has proven to meet our requirements. We are confident that this further collaboration with C.H. Robinson will support our strategies over the years ahead.’
Tesco Poland, is part of Tesco PLC, headquartered in Welwyn Garden City, Herforshire, United Kingdom. The Polish team of nearly 30,000 employees, work in their network of more than 400 stores across Poland, and serve five million customer every week. www.tesco-polska.pl
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At C.H. Robinson, we believe in accelerating global trade to drive the world’s economy. Using the strengths of our people, processes and technology, we help our customers work smarter, not harder. As one of the world’s largest third-party logistics providers (3PL), we provide a broad portfolio of logistics services, fresh produce sourcing and Managed Services through our global network. In Europe, C.H. Robinson is one of the leading road transportation and freight forwarders with a dynamic network of offices across the region. Our team members in Europe are multi-lingual, skilled at building relationships and focused on serving their customers. The company, our Foundation and our employees contribute annually to a variety of organizations around the world. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA, C.H. Robinson (CHRW) is publicly traded on the NASDAQ. For more information, visit http://www.chrobinson.com or view our company video.