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C.H. Robinson secures logistics contract renewal with Tesco

LBR Staff Writer Published 23 November 2016

Third-party logistics provider C.H. Robinson has secured a contract renewal with British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer Tesco.

The renewed contract will increase the existing distribution of its range of products across Poland.

C.H. Robinson has been mangaing a portion of Tesco Poland’s business since 2011 out of its Gliwice distribution centre.

To synchronize its existing operational model in Eastern Europe, Tesco expanded its current logistics relationship with C.H. Robinson.

The move extends Tesco operations to C.H. Robinson’s Gliwice, Poznan, and Teresin divisions. 

With around 30,000 employees, Tesco Poland operates around 400 stores across the country thet serves about five million customers per week.

C.H. Robinson Europe president Jeroen Eijsink said: "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.

"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."

Tesco CE distribution director Matthew Rhind 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.”

Based in Eden Prairie of Minnesota, C.H. Robinson offers a range of logistics services, fresh produce sourcing and managed services for its customers.

Image: C.H. Robinson has expanded its logistics relationship with Tesco in Poland. Photo: courtesy of C.H. Robinson.