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Arco Agrees Extended Deal with FedEx

17 October 2023

Arco, has announced the renewal of its long-standing relationship with FedEx, the world's largest express transportation company.

The exclusive multi-million-pound deal will ensure Arco's commitment to deliver excellent customer service and remain at the forefront of logistics and supply chain excellence.

Hull-based Arco provides a joined-up safety approach through equipment, expert knowledge, training and consultancy services. As the only safety partner to deliver a strategic end-to-end approach across the hierarchy of control, its collaboration with FedEx will continue to enhance the efficiency of its operation.

Working across Arco's operating bases including the National Distribution Centre in Hull, the Arco Clothing Centre in Preston and all other retail operations, FedEx currently processes over 7,500 parcels per day, for next day delivery. This collaboration has been a vital part of Arco's supply chain, ensuring seamless logistics and timely deliveries to customers across the UK.

The long-term close strategic relationship between Arco and FedEx first began in 2009 and has since been extended to December 2026. Throughout this relationship, FedEx has consistently demonstrated its ability to provide high-quality services, making them an ideal supplier for Arco's ongoing growth and development.

Neil Griffiths, Divisional Director, Logistics and Supply Chain at Arco said:

"Since we signed the original contract in 2009, FedEx has proven to be the perfect supplier for Arco. With demonstrated excellence in reliability and customer service, we are delighted to extend this exclusive agreement through to the end of 2026. Both companies share the same values in terms of innovation and quality, and together we can build a positive future for our business and the customers we serve."

"We are delighted to continue our long-standing relationship with Arco. We've been working closely with them to improve and optimise their supply chain to deliver outstanding customer experience whilst delighting Arco's customers." said Rob Peto, Vice President Ground Operations, FedEx Express.