Bolloré Logistics UK is Awarded a 5 Year Contract with Virgin Atlantic

July 31st, 2018

Bolloré Logistics UK has signed a new 5 year contract with Virgin Atlantic, effective May 1st 2018 covering the movements of all international shipments to and from the UK.

​This new contract is a testament to the long term partnership Bolloré Logistics has forged with Virgin Atlantic, and the intensive re-mapping of their logistics requirements Bolloré Logistics has designed to meet the changing demands within the aerospace vertical.

Jim Berryman, Aerospace Director of Bolloré Logistics UK, commented: “It is our honour to serve Virgin Atlantic and also to have the opportunity to commend their open approach which allowed management teams from both parties to participate in many hours of planning and examining all avenues to create an agreement of this kind. The DNA of the group drives us to strive for long term relationships that carry the weight of both companies and dedicate the right allocation of time to continuous improvement and cost savings.”

Bolloré Logistics looks forward to continuing and further extending the relationship with Virgin Atlantic to accompany them in their international developments through the design of tailored made innovative solutions and services. 

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