Tibbett Logistics – part of the UK-based Keswick Enterprises Group – has won a new multi-year logistics contract with one of its original intermodal customers in Romania, Metro Group Buying HK Ltd. The intermodal logistics contract commences in February 2015.
Tibbett Logistics’ new contract will see the logistics specialist extend its activities as receiving agent for MGB in Romania, handling the documentation and planning of imports. It will also undertake inland haulage, by both road and rail, of inbound containers destined for Metro Cash & Carry outlets across the country.
Based in Hong Kong, Metro Group Buying (MGB) is the non-food purchasing organisation within the Metro Group, and is responsible for the international procurement of direct imports for the multiple retailer. This merchandise includes sporting goods, footwear, clothing, kitchenware, office equipment, toys, electronics and more. In total, the business serves more than 2,200 Metro Group stores in 32 countries.