HUNGARY: Tesco Outsources Logistics To Tibbett & Britten
Tesco, the major UK retailer, has appointed Tibbett & Britten Hungária Kft to handle clothing and textiles and other non-food merchandise warehousing for its fast-growing operations in Hungary.Since its 1992 acquisition of 24 supermarkets and six smaller stores in Hungary's north-west, Tesco has expanded to become one of the country's most successful retailers. To date, it has developed nine large hypermarkets nationwide, and more are planned.Needing additional central warhousing to support its growth, Tesco decided to outsource logistics services in Hungary for the first time, and chose Tibbett & Britten. Now Tesco's clothing and textile lines are warehoused at Tibbett & Britten Hungária's 10,000 sq m (108,000 sq ft) national distribution centre at Soraksár.Ken Butt, managing director of European FMCG operations, said: "Tibbett & Britten has been providing retail logistics services to Tesco in the UK for over 15 years, and this exciting win supports the Group's strategy of following existing customers into overseas territories."
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