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Unipart Logistics has won a three-year contract to service the new Jaguar Land Rover battery assembly centre in the West Midlands.

More than 100 Unipart employees will provide production logistics at the site in Hams Hall, which will provide electric vehicle batteries for Jaguar Land Rover’s Solihull and Castle Bromwich manufacturing plants, in line with a just-in-time production schedule.

Claire Walters, chief commercial officer at Unipart Logistics, said: “The future of the automotive industry is in electric vehicles, and this contract with Jaguar Land Rover sees Unipart Logistics playing a key role at the heart of Jaguar Land Rover’s plans for electric vehicles.

‘In choosing Unipart Logistics, Jaguar Land Rover recognised our digital technology and innovation, and track record of creating an engaged and productive culture quickly.’