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Unipart

Unipart Group is a leading provider of manufacturing, logistics and consultancy services.

Why this combination? We believe that these areas of expertise provide the skills, technologies and markets for continued growth. Our proprietary business system, The Unipart Way, enables us to build a unique range of capabilities to deliver productivity improvement and innovation for all customers. At the heart of The Unipart Way is a commitment to engage employees at every level of the organisation and to provide people with the skills and knowledge to be great at whatever they do.

Press Release

Unipart extends Kubota partnership for another five years

Unipart extends Kubota partnership for another five years

Unipart Logistics has extended its partnership with Kubota UK to provide Aftermarket warehouse operations for another five years. Based out of Unipart’s Cowley Distribution Centre in Oxfordshire, the contract covers inbound and outbound aftermarket logistics, storage, returns, scrapping, kitting and promotional activity for Kubota’s agriculture, groundcare, construction and engine divisions in the UK and Ireland, […]

Frank Nigriello

Logistics, Manufacturing

Oxfordshire

12th October 2020

Press Release

Unipart wins Department for Transport and Innovate UK funding to develop electric rail technology

Unipart has won a share of £9.4m funding from the Department of Transport and Innovate UK to develop zero-emissions rail technology. The ‘TRT-e’ project was named a winner in the environmental sustainability category for an industry-changing electric Trac Rail Transposer (TRT-e) which will be developed in conjunction with Hyperbat, Unipart’s joint venture with Williams Advanced […]

Frank Nigriello

Logistics, Manufacturing, Transport

Oxfordshire

8th October 2020

Press Release

New Managing Director appointed for Unipart Rail & Unipart Manufacturing Group

Unipart Group, the leading independent manufacturing, logistics and consultancy group, has announced the appointment of Neil Walker as the Managing Director of Unipart Rail and Unipart Manufacturing Group.  Neil joins from MTR Corporation Limited and is an accomplished leader, whose extensive career spans the rail, transport and infrastructure sectors including a technology led e-mobility start-up.  […]

Frank Nigriello

Manufacturing, Transport

Oxfordshire

6th October 2020

B4 Article

Supply chain is vital link in the circular economy

Written by Katy Farrington In the war on waste and the battle to save the planet, creating a circular economy is vital, and supply chain plays a key role in the process. That’s the view of leading supply chain experts who are developing state-of-the-art processes for managing the entire lifecycle of products to facilitate a […]

Frank Nigriello

Logistics, Manufacturing

Oxfordshire

24th July 2020

B4 Article

Unipart Social Distancing

Putting safe working at the heart of logistics by Katy Farrington

As companies start to head back to work during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, there’s mounting confusion about how to keep people safe at work. One company with a long track record for world class safety, has implemented a way of safe working in distribution centres, offices and factories that is continually evolving and improving as […]

Frank Nigriello

Business Services, Logistics

Oxfordshire

29th June 2020

B4 Article

From waste to (social) wealth

Government figures estimate that five million tonnes of plastic are used each year in the UK, half of this is packaging, and just 45% of it is recycled. The impact of human activity on the environment will be the topic of the next decade and businesses will have to consider how they will adapt to […]

Frank Nigriello

CSR, Eco

Oxfordshire

28th February 2020

B4 Article

Why smart homes are the next technology supply chain challenge

Will you be ready for the next generation of supply, service and technological needs? According to the research and analytics group YouGov, “almost a quarter of Britons now own one or more smart home devices”. The figures refer to smart speakers, thermostats, lighting and security (although they exclude smart meters). Market data analysts Statista predict […]

Frank Nigriello

Business Services, Logistics

Oxfordshire

28th February 2020

B4 Article

How digital technologies are delivering a competitive edge in the intelligent supply chain

How digital technologies are delivering a competitive edge in the intelligent supply chain

From automation in production to picking and tracking tools, businesses are seeking new ways to streamline and enhance their logistics operations. In an age of heightened demand and greater consumer awareness, there is a growing need for brands to use innovative methods to reach targets, adopt sustainable habits and create a safer, more secure environment […]

Frank Nigriello

Logistics, Manufacturing

Oxfordshire

18th December 2019

B4 Article

Future trends: Robotic Process Automation

Future trends: Robotic Process Automation

The invisible robot army that will drive forward business productivity One of the new tools of the future, in this age of Industry 4.0, will be Robotic Process Automation (RPA), and it has the potential to increase business efficiency and accuracy (as well as removing considerable cost). Forbes forecasts spending on RPA to increase 60% […]

Frank Nigriello

Logistics, Manufacturing

Oxfordshire

18th December 2019

B4 Article

Unipart WorkWell and the total wellbeing of your employees

For most companies, business success pivots on the wellbeing of your employees. Without healthy, highly engaged, committed employees, customer service and business performance can deteriorate rapidly. That does not mean just ensuring their physical wellbeing. There was a time when a company simply had to ensure people left work in the same condition in which […]

Frank Nigriello

Business Services, Business Supplies and Equipment, Manufacturing

Oxfordshire

27th September 2019

B4 Article

6 Business and Social Trends Reshaping the Supply Chain

The supply chain landscape is changing. Discover the six business and social trends responsible and what they could mean for your logistics operations It’s only to be expected that an industry built on moving goods and services should also have to shift as technology and consumer tastes reshape the economic landscape. As revealed by industry […]

Frank Nigriello

Business Services, Manufacturing

Oxfordshire

29th July 2019

B4 Article

Top 10 Technology Trends Transforming Logistics

Technology continues to transform traditional logistics processes, driving supply chain leaders to adapt. What do these technologies look like and how could you be impacted? Technology is enabling stronger customer engagement in large and small companies, and logistics is a key focus area for implementing these technologies. Connectivity and the widespread uptake of social media […]

Frank Nigriello

Business Advice, Business Services, Science and Technology, Services

Oxfordshire

14th February 2019

B4 Article

Trends for a Digital Economy

A new organisation called The Ideas Network 2030 was launched in Oxford recently to look at some of the trends that will emerge over the next decade. Here, Frank Nigriello, one of the founder members of IN2030, discusses the potential impact of digital technology on the business landscape of the future. Written by: Frank Nigriello, […]

Frank Nigriello

Employment, Manufacturing

Oxfordshire

11th December 2018

B4 Article

Five Ways Blockchain Can Unblock Your Supply Chain

Futurist Don Tapscott said blockchain will allow companies to revolutionise their business models, but how can the technology unblock your supply chain? Written by: Claire Walters, Chief Commercial Officer, Unipart Logistics The conversation around data sharing can be a particular challenge for enterprises because of issues such as cost, information security, implementation, data standards, and […]

Frank Nigriello

Business Advice, Manufacturing

Oxfordshire

24th May 2018

Press Release

Rolls-Royce Global Manufacturing Director Joins Unipart Board as Non-Executive

Unipart, one of Europe’s leading manufacturing, logistics and consultancy groups, has announced the appointment of Dr. Hamid Mughal OBE to the Unipart board as a non-executive director. Dr. Mughal is Director of Global Manufacturing for Rolls-Royce plc. Dr. Mughal joined Rolls-Royce in 2002 from BMW Group where he was Director of New Product Programmes. In […]

Frank Nigriello

Manufacturing

Oxfordshire

24th January 2018

Press Release

Unipart Logistics secures five year contract extension with Waterstones

Waterstones – the UK’s leading high street bookseller – has extended its long-term partnership with Unipart Logistics for an additional five years. Unipart will continue to distribute books and related products to 280 shops, and to customers at home, from their 150,000 sq ft hub in Burton-on-Trent. This new contract builds on the strength and […]

Frank Nigriello

Manufacturing

Oxfordshire

5th January 2018

B4 Article

Unipart

Helping you get a return on your investment from supply chain technology

While the right technology (applied in the right way) can make your supply chain incredibly efficient, many companies are struggling to ensure that they get a sound return on their investment. Photography by: Unipart Group Gone are the days when a single system or ‘killer app’ would deliver superiority in a sector. With the lightning […]

Frank Nigriello

Business Services, Manufacturing

Oxfordshire

30th November 2017

B4 Article

Unipart Workplace Wellbing Programmes

Workplace Wellbeing Programmes

A hot topic at the moment for businesses is the need to have Workplace Wellbeing Programmes. This is not just because it’s the right thing to do; it can also help improve the productivity of your business. We spoke to Deborah Astles, Corporate Responsibility and HR Director at Unipart Group, who presented at Business in […]

Frank Nigriello

Advice, Business Advice, Education, Environment, Fitness, Health and Fitness, Healthcare

Oxfordshire

22nd August 2017