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Widdowson Group showcase logistics at its best at the Food and Drink Logistics Show

Widdowson Group showcase logistics at its best at the Food and Drink Logistics Show
December 12
09:00 2010

The Widdowson Group’s experienced supply chain team will be on hand to welcome visitors to Stand H28 at the Food and Drink Logistics Show at the NEC from February 27th to March 1st.

Centrally located in Leicester, the Widdowson Group offers a complete range of logistics services including logistics warehousing, transport, contract packing and freight forwarding.

Showcasing logistics at its best, Widdowsons is customer-focused with a flexible approach to business and a determination to provide a cost effective, reliable service.

Working with some of the biggest brands in the food and drink industry including Diageo, Britvic, Mars and Duc d’O, the company has established a distinguished track record over the last decade in the food and drinks industry.

Contract packing is an integral part of the Widdowson business, offering highly flexible packing solutions.  The company was one of the first major logistics companies in the UK to be accredited with the prestigious BRC Global Standard  for Consumer Products.

Clarke Robinson is the operations manager for Widdowsons, he comments,
“Our turnover figures for the contract packing division are up an impressive 90% on last year, reflecting the new clients we’ve won and existing customers who have turned to us for more support.  It’s been a busy time for us; we’ve handled over 10 million packets of snacks, made up 3 million gift packs and applied 40 million labels.”

Widdowsons has over 550,000 sq ft of warehousing at its Leicester based headquarters.  The company’s runs a modern transport fleet, in excess of 120 vehicles which extend from panic vans to 44 tonne artics and over 200 trailers.

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