Müller Wiseman UK & Ireland has agreed to acquire the dairy operation of Dairy Crest Group, including the division’s distribution activities. If approved by competition authorities, the move will see around 70 Dairy Crest depots, including production facilities at Severnside, Chadwell Heath, Foston and Hanworth, taken over by the German-owned dairy giant. A spokesman for Müller confirmed to Motortransport.co.uk that the acquisition would include logistics operations carried out by the Dairy Crest sites involved in the takeover, including the collection of […]
Dairy Crest has renewed its distribution contract with Wincanton for a further three years, extending the partnership between the two organisations beyond its 25th year.
Dairy producer Arla Foods has unveiled a new dual-purpose trailer to help eliminate empty running. The combination unit, constructed by Gray & Adams and Crossland Tankers, features a 19,000 litre milk tank with a refrigerated area above that can accommodate 85 milk cages or 22 pallets. The 12.2m long trailer, which Arla is using to deliver finished product from its Stourton transport hub to stores and regional DCs and collect raw milk from farms on the way back, is around […]
Wincanton has won a £60m, three-year milk distribution renewal with Dairy Crest, which will extend the firms’ partnership to 21 years of working together. The deal will see the logistics giant collecting milk from more than 600 farms across southern England and Wales and transporting it, via a 100-strong fleet, to four Dairy Crest dairies. Mike Sheldon, milk procurement director at Dairy Crest, says Wincanton was chosen to continue as delivery partner due to its commitment to providing continuous efficiencies […]