Wincanton in France wins a new contract with Kiala

Leading European Supply Chain solutions provider Wincanton has won a new contract with Kiala, the European parcel delivery leader to “Point Relais” (a network of delivery drop-off points) who offer mail-order specialists, commercial websites and manufacturers a unique delivery service for their end customers.

The creation of the Kiala hub for France provides an industrialised solution, which works well in seasonal fluctuations (with up to 60,000 parcels per day) and provides improved control and costing. The operation is handled by Wincanton’s team in Orleans-Ormes.

Wincanton, designs and implements innovative logistic solutions for its clients. “Our expertise in diverse sectors is of major benefit to our French clients both on a regional, national and international level”, said Fiona Durousseaud, General Manager of Wincanton in France.

With over 400 sites in Europe, Wincanton brings French clients supply chain expertise and offers a wide range of services, from the simple to the most complex. There are over 1,500 staff in France in 30 sites, with warehouse capacity of almost 600,000m².

The Wincanton group is a leading European provider of innovative supply chain solutions for customers in a range of sectors including FMCG, retail, petrochemicals and automotive.

Wincanton is a European leader in the design and delivery of advanced supply chain solutions. Its 28, 000 people operate across Europe, producing an annual turnover of over 1.7bn GBP / 2.5bn euro, and offer a broad spectrum of services that enable clients to optimise their logistics requirements at local, national or regional level.

Serving some of the world’s leading companies, Wincanton offers extensive experience in many market sectors, including automotive, chemicals, consumer goods, food service, high tech, industrial, energy & petroleum and retail.

Wincanton is focused on operational excellence, continually striving to provide value and product leadership through a detailed understanding of companies’ requirements. The results are solutions that allow customers to focus on their core business. Warehousing solutions are tailored to requirements on a dedicated, shared-user or networked basis, while transport is provided utilising road, rail, air and intemodal systems. Further information on Wincanton’s unique achievements and competencies can be found by visiting our updated website at www.wincanton.co.uk

More information on Wincanton from:
Charles Carr
Tel: +44 (0) 1249 710763
Fax: +44 (0) 1249 710034
E-mail: [email protected]

Karine Paternoster
Tel : +33 4 74 94 60 65
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Duncan Gallagher, Emma Carter, Daniel Charcharos, Ayleen Dunbar or Dave Turner at icas public relations on Tel: 01442 261199 or Fax: 01442 236401 or e-mail [email protected]

More information from Bailiwick:
Lorna Lennon
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