July 2, 2018 | Published by Eddie Stobart

Eddie Stobart, leading supply chain, transport and logistics company, today announces a new contract with PepsiCo, one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies.

Under this new contract, Eddie Stobart will manage the business’s ambient transport operations across England and Wales from PepsiCo’s existing distribution centres in Birchwood, near Warrington, and Leicester.

David Pickering, COO at Eddie Stobart said: “We’re delighted to have been awarded this contract to support PepsiCo’s transport operation. Through this partnership, we will work collaboratively to ensure we continue to deliver high levels of customer service, whilst providing more innovative solutions in our rapidly developing network. We are pleased to be part of PepsiCo’s continued success.”

Herlu Rautenbach, Senior Director Supply Chain at PepsiCo said: “We look forward to working with Eddie Stobart on our ambient transport operation in the UK. The team has demonstrated a capability and commitment to delivering a first-rate quality of service for PepsiCo and its customers.”

The contract has resulted in more than 300 transport operation employees transferring under TUPE regulations to Eddie Stobart Logistics plc as of 1 July 2018.