Schenker of Canada

Schenker of Canada

March 30, 2012 08:46 ET

DB Schenker Awarded Contract to Operate Multi-Temp Distribution Center for Maple Leaf Foods

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 30, 2012) - Schenker of Canada Limited is pleased to announce the company has signed an agreement to operate a new multi-temperature facility in Puslinch, Ontario, on behalf of Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is consolidating warehouse operations for the eastern and central Canadian market. A majority of products for the prepared meats division will flow through the single Eastern DC facility in future.

Schenker of Canada was enlisted to participate in a competitive bid process including real estate consultation, facility design, and fulfillment methodology. The successful award includes significant use of DB Schenker's core expertise in layer picking.

"We are delighted to partner with Maple Leaf Foods, one of Canada's leading consumer packaged food companies, and play a key role in its operations," said Eric Dewey, CEO, Schenker of Canada Limited. "This significant partnership expands our existing strength in the fast-moving consumer packaged goods market, demonstrating our commitment to providing logistics expertise to market-leading companies world-wide."

About Schenker of Canada

Schenker of Canada Limited is the 2nd largest Integrated Logistics Service Provider in Canada, operating from over 40 sites across the country. The company spans a coast-to-coast network that extends to all major harbors, airports and border crossings. In just over half a century, the business has grown to include 1,700 employees. Schenker of Canada Limited has a portfolio of supply chain services in Canada that include: Contract Warehousing/SCM, North America Domestic Transportation, Ocean and Air Freight, Courier, Land, Customs Brokerage and Consulting, and services for Sports Events.

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