Leading transport and logistics specialist, Knights of Old Group, has signed a three-year contract with long term customer, Virani Foods, that will see them provide a full logistics service for the premium ethnic ingredient manufacturer. The contract is worth £1.5m over the three years with additional work commencing this month.
Having worked with Wellingborough-based Virani for over 20 years, Knights of Old is proud to be increasing its services from distribution only to warehousing and logistics. It will now be transporting over 15,000 pallets a year throughout the UK and storing over 1,200 in a new racking system, which was purpose built for Virani, at its Northampton depot.
Mark Russell, General Manager of Virani Foods said: “We have such a strong relationship with Knights of Old and the two companies have grown together over the last 20 years. Supplying our customers with quality products can only be done using the best partners and Knights of Old has continued to support us by offering quality care and solutions for our supply chain.”
Ian Beattie, Group Managing Director, Knights of Old commented: “Virani Foods is a special customer. It too is a family-owned business in Northamptonshire with a focus on quality, dedication and professionalism; something Knights of Old believes in. This three-year contract cements our partnership and we hope to continue growing alongside and supporting Virani for many years to come.”
The Knights of Old Group is one of the largest privately owned logistics companies in the Midlands. Based in Northamptonshire, the Knights of Old Group’s operations cover the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe. Combined with warehousing, export packing and e-fulfilment facilities, the company offers a full, in-house supply chain service.
Knights of Old Group
Kelly Drew, Marketing Manager
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