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Europa takes on key supply chain role in the food sector. (News & Installations).

Europa Worldwide Services, the global logistics express company reports it is now operating as principal supply chain partner to a growing number of businesses in the food and groceries sector.

The company have an ongoing investment programme to install totally computerised operations throughout the whole company. When fully operational, this will offers customers on-line booking services, within a management inventory control system, including instant track and trace facilities. This investment also covers new depots in Dublin and Brussels and expanded warehouse capacity throughout the UK.

Historically, Europa has served a wide customer base in the food sector, including Basmati Rice UK, G. Costa, Elsenham Quality Foods, Pure Food Products, Walkers Shortbread, Stilletto Foods and Marcantonio Foods, for whom it provides a wide range of mainstream and support logistic services, beyond international freight and distribution. These include warehousing and storage facilities, unpacking, pick and pack and full documentation services.

Europa Worldwide Services, winners of the 'Express Operator of the Year' Award in 2001, specialise in next-day express and courier services to and from Eire, France, Germany, Belgium and The Netherlands. A 48-hour service also operates to and from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Spain, Italy and Switzerland with a weekly service operating to and from Portugal and Greece. Distribution by road is the company's principal mode of transportation, while Europa's wider services around the world are provided on fast air and sea freight routes to and from all major destinations.

As part of the Palletline network, Europa guarantees next-day delivery throughout the UK for all palletised consignments. This facility opens up new options for business to offer their customers a next-day and two-day service throughout the UK. They could not achieve this themselves because of limited transport resources. Europa has wholly-owned offices, franchises and agents all over the world with some 1000 employees in the UK alone at eleven UK offices.

Contact: Europa Worldwide Services, tel :020 8311 5000 or e-mail
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Date:Feb 1, 2002
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