Oakland International, a multi temperature supply chain specialist in warehousing and logistics operating across Ireland and the UK, is delighted to be supporting the distribution of Steinhaus GmbH Retailer branded sauces to the Irish market.
Produced in Germany, the stock is transported to Oakland’s Irish Depot in Ashbourne in Co. Meath via the company’s UK hub in Redditch. Once in Ireland the stock is stored ready for picking and consolidating. Oakland provides a daily service to Musgrave through their backhaul fleet for delivery into Musgrave shops across Ireland.
Andreas Lenz, Sales Director of Steinhaus GmbH stated: “With Oakland we are very pleased to have found a partner to develop rapid distribution of our products within the UK and IRL. It is our target to expand in both countries in the future. To be successful we very much appreciate Oakland providing us with information about the local markets/trades far in excess of the common service.”
Steinhaus currently produces branded sauces for Musgrave, partnering with Oakland International due to Oakland’s extensive experience as a consolidator across Ireland and the UK. Founded in 1998 in England, Oakland International Ireland Ltd., was set up in 2009 to improve services to and from the Irish market and is growing rapidly year on year. The Ireland depot is geared to helping small and medium sized producers located in Ireland or the UK to access retailers in both markets with chilled distribution at very competitive fixed case rates.
Oakland’s flexibility allows Steinhaus to respond to retailer requests for promotional activity, and Oakland’s daily reporting systems enable Steinhaus to tightly control their stock levels, working on day one order for day two delivery, a schedule impossible to achieve without a dedicated partner such as Oakland.
Oakland International General Manager for Ireland, Richard Hill, stated: “We are pleased to be have Steinhaus on board with Oakland, providing a one stop shop for deliveries both in Ireland and the UK.”
Oakland’s investment in its Co. Meath depot has been substantial with warehousing capacity tripled since their initial market entry and plan for further expansion.
A multi-award winning company, this year alone securing the award for Best Logistics at Ireland’s Checkout National FMCG Awards and the UK Business Initiative of the Year award at The Grocer Gold Awards, Oakland International supply chain functions encompass warehousing, picking and distribution for ambient, chilled and frozen products, with the firm held in high regard and acknowledged within their industry sector for their successful and unique distressed load management service.
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