Unipart Logistics secures VWG contract

The Volkswagen Group has signed a two-year contract extension with Unipart Logistics to support its UK and Ireland aftermarket supply chain.

Over 500 Unipart Logistics colleagues work in the Volkswagen Group’s 650,000 sqft Tamworth hub, managing the full Aftermarket warehouse operation for Volkswagen Group UK.

The site services more than 900 retailers and trade partners across the UK and Ireland for Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT, CUPRA, SKODA, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, and the Volkswagen Group’s Trade Parts Services business.

Unipart Logistics provides logistics services, network service support, and bespoke services for the retailer network. The efficiency and performance of the warehouse operations is being optimised through the use of digital applications and warehouse of the future technology.

Claire Walters, chief commercial officer at Unipart Logistics, said: “We are proud of our strong collaborative partnership with Volkswagen Group UK, which has strengthened as we have navigated the recent challenges of Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic. We look forward to continuing to deliver exceptional customer service, digital innovation, and our joint sustainability goals.”