Schenker operates Maple Leaf Foods’ multi-temp distribution centre

Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Schenker of Canada has signed an agreement to operate a new multi-temperature facility in Puslinch, Ontario, on behalf of Maple Leaf Foods.

Maple Leaf Foods 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.”

Schenker of Canada is the 2nd largest Integrated Logistics Service Provider in Canada, operating 40 sites in the country.

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