Ornua Foods UK hands Culina five-year supply chain contract
Culina Logistics (subscribers to FSDF’s Climate Change Agreement) has been awarded a Five Year Contract by Ornua Foods UK, one of the largest producers of cheese and butter in the UK.
Based in Leek, Staffordshire, Ornua Foods employs over 600 people at a state-of-the-art cheese cutting and packing plant, one of the most advanced facilities of its kind in Europe.
The contract started successfully in March 2018 with Culina Logistics collecting finished goods from Leek for shipment to its cutting edge 220,000 square foot chilled food and drink distribution facility also in Staffordshire. Here Ornua Foods UK benefits from the synergies of multi-user consolidation opportunities alongside many other like-minded chilled food manufacturers.
“We are very pleased to have awarded a five year contract to Culina Logistics.” said David Evans, Trading Director of Ornua Foods UK, “Culina Logistics has demonstrated a detailed understanding and knowledge of the chilled logistics market. They provide an innovative and collaborative approach within a complex sector supply chain. We look forward to developing a strong partnership and to jointly unlocking efficiencies within our own supply chain”.
Established in 1922, Ornua Foods supplies cheese and butter to every major UK food retailer as well as the wholesale, convenience and foodservice sectors. Culina Logistics will warehouse and distribute its chilled products across the UK, including well known and established brands, Kerrygold, Adams, and Pilgrims Choice.
“We are delighted to renew our partnership with this prestigious Staffordshire based food producer,” said Steve Winwood – CEO – Culina Logistics, “We are really pleased that Ornua Foods has identified Culina Logistics as its key logistics partner and look forward to a close long term partnership.”
As the UK market leader in multi user chilled food and drink logistics, Culina Logistics have invested heavily in the last few years to ensure that processes and systems provide the most efficient and effective solutions for customers so that they are able to enjoy fully the significant benefits achievable from a multi user operation.
Culina Logistics has a network of eight specialist chilled logistics distribution centres, and provides complete coverage of the UK with over 100,000 pallet spaces within the current chilled multi-user network and a massive 1.5 million cases of chilled food and drink products delivered daily.