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Robert.Jervis_43227 Mar 16

The Works renews logistics contract with Europa Air & Sea

The Works renews logistics contract with Europa Air & Sea image
3PL performed beyond expectations during an exceptionally busy peak trading period
Europa Air & Sea, a division of Europa Worldwide Group, has been re-awarded its long-standing contract with one of the UK’s leading multi-channel specialist retailers of value books, arts, crafts, toys, gifts and stationery.

Europa Air & Sea has worked with The Works for five years and as of this month (March) will continue to oversee and manage its inbound movements for another term, having impressed the retailer by delivering a seamless and integrated service during one of its busiest periods to date. The Works, which employs more than 3,000 people and operates 500 stores across the UK, serves 22.5 million customers each year, with more than 40,000 different products sold annually.

Europa performed beyond expectations during an exceptionally busy peak trading period in 2019. Their inbound management at both Felixstowe and Southampton ports and at the rail head in Coleshill was a slick, streamlined, end to end success.

With IT developments that will lead to operational savings being realised in Q2, 2020, The Works is pleased to be extending the agreement and partnering with Europa once again.

Since the contract was last renewed, Europa Air & Sea has handled The Works’ inbound supply chain from various worldwide origins, utilising Europa’s Order Management system to give The Works full transparency from supplier to door. The relationship has flourished against a backdrop of growth for both companies, with Europa Air & Sea seeing an increase in turnover from £15 million to £35 million since 2013 and its Seafreight team shipping 10 times more containers over that time period, showcasing the division’s rapid growth