Nu Skin awards multi-year contract to XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics has announced that it has been selected by Nu Skin Enterprises as its global lead logistics provider under a multi-year contract. Nu Skin is a $2.2bn provider of beauty and wellness solutions to markets in Asia Pacific, the Americas, Europe and Africa.

As part of the contract XPO is developing an integrated, global supply chain logistics solution that utilizes proprietary technology for end-to-end management of product flows. Components include transportation management, warehousing and order fulfilment, as well as value-added services such as co-packing, kitting and real-time inventory tracking. The network will be managed through regional control towers around the world.

Ashfaque Chowdhury, XPO Logistics president, supply chain­-Americas and Asia Pacific, said, “We’re excited to work with Nu Skin as the architects of their supply chain logistics transformation. Our team is engineering a technology-rich infrastructure that will be highly efficient on a global scale. This partnership will benefit Nu Skin’s distributors, sales associates, retailers and end-customers.”

In the first operational phase, XPO will establish a control tower and distribution center in Singapore, and assume responsibility for transportation management and satellite warehouses throughout Asia Pacific, with expansion into other regions projected to follow.

Source: XPO Logistics