XPO Logistics has renewed its contract with frozen food retailer Iceland Foods for warehousing and distribution services.The five-year renewal extends XPO’s partnership with Iceland to more than a decade.

Under the renewed deal XPO will continue to manage around 3,000 workers at Iceland distribution centres in Warrington, Deeside, Enfield, Livingston and two in Swindon.

It will also provide extra capacity at XPO shared-user sites, as well as providing additional logistics and transport support during peak demand.

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Both companies have also worked together to develop strategies to ensure the safety of the workforce during the pandemic.

“We’re delighted to take the next steps with XPO in positioning our supply chain for ongoing growth,” said Steve Pennington, supply chain director, Iceland Foods.

“Together, we’re achieving measurable improvements in safety and operational excellence, while continuing to give Iceland customers the outstanding service they expect from us.”

Malcolm Wilson, XPO Logistics chief executive officer for Europe, said: “The teams at Iceland and XPO collaborate daily to make the most of the synergies in our combined network. We’re excited to use our technology and expertise to deliver the next level of results for Iceland through our greatest asset, our people.”