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Culina makes the milk run for Alpro.

Culina Logistics has been appointed by leading soya milk products manufacturer, Alpro N.V., to provide a complete primary logistics service in the UK.

The integrated chilled food and drink supply chain specialist is handling all collections of stock from Alpro's Belgian manufacturing facilities and a production site at Kettering in the UK through to order picking and distribution to retailers.

The shared-user, next day service operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week to ensure product is accurately despatched to nearly 200 retailer and wholesaler RDCs (regional distribution centres).

Orders are received by EDI (electronic data interchange) and distributed by 450 deliveries each week.

All orders can be monitored via Culina's secure customer website to provide real-time management information.

Eight main product lines are stored at Culina's Higher Heath distribution centre in Shropshire, with deliveries made by artics and, in central London, rigid vehicles,

Contact Culina Logistics on tel: 01630 695000 or visit:
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Title Annotation:News & Installations
Publication:Food Trade Review
Article Type:Brief Article
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Date:Jan 1, 2005
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