Unipart Logistics has landed a two-year contract extension with Volkswagen Group to support the manufacturer’s UK and Ireland aftermarket supply chain.

The deal sees over 500 Unipart Logistics staff continue to work in the Volkswagen Group’s 650,000sq ft Tamworth hub, managing the full aftermarket warehouse operation for Volkswagen Group UK.

The site services more than 900 retailers and trade partners across the UK and Ireland for Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT, CUPRA, SKODA, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, and the Volkswagen Group’s Trade Parts Services business.

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Unipart Logistics will provide logistics services, network service support, and bespoke services for the retailer network.

Claire Walters, Unipart Logistics chief commercial officer, said: “We are proud of our strong collaborative partnership with Volkswagen Group UK, which has strengthened as we have navigated the recent challenges of Brexit and the Covid-19 pandemic. We look forward to continuing to deliver exceptional customer service, digital innovation, and our joint sustainability goals.”