Unipart Rail and Andiman & Co Partnership to support European Growth

25 September 2020 |Unipart Rail

Unipart Rail has formed a partnership with Andiman & Co to accelerate growth in the European rail market. The agreement, reached in June 2020, will focus on developing growth across a schedule of products in both the rail infrastructure and
rolling stock market.

As a company whose philosophy is focused on serving the real and perceived needs of the customer, Andiman and Unipart Rail naturally hold a number of synergies which will strengthen the partnership.

With an existing customer base in Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, France and Germany, Andiman will be vital for supporting Unipart Rail’s growth into the European market.

Tony Sackett, Managing Director - International, Unipart Rail said: ‘The new partnership with Andiman offers an excellent opportunity to accelerate our technology and product solutions for rail organisations in Europe’.

Manuel Dimblon, General Manager of Andiman , said that: "This is a real opportunity for Andiman to promote and to grow Unipart Rail’s product solutions for rail organisations in all countries where we are present. This partnership is the right step in terms of developing together and supporting the future of our clients."

Notes to Editors

About Unipart Rail

Unipart Rail is the leading specialist provider of technology and supply chain solutions to the rail industry. With a growing international presence and extensive expertise in infrastructure, signalling and traction and rolling stock products, Unipart Rail is a major partner to the rail industry.

Unipart Rail is part of the multinational Unipart Group, with headquarters in the United Kingdom and operations in more than 100 countries. Unipart Rail companies also include:

  • Unipart Dorman - LED signalling and indication innovators and manufacturers
  • Park Signalling - signalling design and consultancy specialists
  • Instrumentel - remote condition monitoring specialists for high performance engines
    and rail applications
  • Key Fasteners - vending and software solutions to supply and track fasteners from
    the manufacturer to the train
  • Samuel James Engineering - suppliers of LV switchgear and control gear systems for
    the Rail Industry
  • Westcode – a UK and US company with an extensive range of air supply equipment.

Andiman & Co is a highly respected supplier in the railways sector and is very active in Benelux as well as in France and Germany. Services featured by Andiman in the rail sector include Products distribution, Workshop, Defence, Logistics and Industry solutions.

To meet the demands of its customers, Andiman & Co has state-of-the-art equipment so that precision and high quality are always at your disposal.

About Unipart Group
The Unipart Group employs thousands of personnel worldwide and has an annual turnover of approximately £750 million. It is one of Europe’s leading logistics companies and a widely-recognised pioneer in the field of Lean implementation.

Unipart Group is a leading UK manufacturer, full service logistics provider and consultant in operational excellence. O perating across a range of market sectors, including automotive, manufacturing, mobile telecoms, rail, retail and technology, Unipart offers a breadth of services from third party logistics to expert consultancy.

The company, which has its headquarters in Oxford, provides services to a growing range of blue chip clients including Jaguar Land Rover, Vodafone, Sky, Sainsburys and many other household names.

All Unipart sites operate according to the Group’s proprietary version of Lean known as The Unipart Way. This is a philosophy of working underpinned by tools and techniques that inspires efficiency, flexibility and outstanding customer service in any process.

Unipart also offers expert consultancy in implementing Lean principles and in supply chain management across a variety of industry sectors.

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