Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Linfox Wins Massive Contract

Worth A$2 billion over 10 years
Shipping News Feature

AUSTRALIA - Linfox Logistics has signed a huge logistics contract with National Foods Limited, one of Australia’s largest food and beverage companies. The contract means Linfox will manage the majority of National Foods distribution for the next ten years.

CEO Michael Byrne said: “Worth up to $2 Billion in revenue over ten years, this is one of the largest single contracts in the Linfox Logistics portfolio and in the Australian logistics industry. The scope of work, including distribution centre design and management, linehaul and local distribution, will add nearly 300 people to the Linfox team.

We have worked with National Foods for several years and share their commitment to safety and operational excellence. We look forward to partnering with National Foods to deliver new value in their supply chain functions.”

National Foods’ Group Executive for Corporate Services & Logistics, Conor O’Malley, said:

“I am confident that working together in a strategic and strongly commercial partnership, both National Foods and Linfox will deliver improved value to both customers and shareholders.”

(pic: Linfox CEO Michael Byrne)