New food logistics contract for K&N

Global logistics player Kuehne + Nagel has announced a new contract to manage the distribution of food on behalf of Whitbread plc, the UK’s largest hotel and restaurant group. Whitbread, which manages the number one brand in hotels, restaurants and coffee shops, including Premier Inn, Brewers Fayre, Beefeater, and Costa has taken the decision to […]


Global logistics player Kuehne + Nagel has announced a new contract to manage the distribution of food on behalf of Whitbread plc, the UK’s largest hotel and restaurant group.

Whitbread, which manages the number one brand in hotels, restaurants and coffee shops, including Premier Inn, Brewers Fayre, Beefeater, and Costa has taken the decision to fully outsource its food logistics activities to Kuehne + Nagel in a new fi ve-year contract.

Th e operation, which is expected to handle over 20 million cases of chilled and ambient products per annum, will be based at a new national distribution centre in Wellingborough.