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British Sugar chooses Abbey Logistics Group to manage bulk distribution

22 August 2016

Abbey Logistics Group has been selected by British Sugar to manage its bulk sugar movements across Great Britain on a long term deal. 

Sugar will be transported in bulk granulated sugar tanks and liquid tankers from four processing plants in the UK, strategically located to reduce the mileage from farm to factory for processing.  

Abbey operates a fleet of dedicated food grade road tanker, specialising in bulk food grade logistics. This new contract will see the company taking responsibility for transport planning and delivery services, supporting British Sugar to continue to offer a high quality, flexible and dependable service to its customers.

British Sugar selected Abbey based on its experience in the food sector and its understanding of the nature of the market. Their strong maintenance and depot network, allowing maximum efficiency by reducing vehicle downtime, was said to be a good match for British Sugar’s needs.

Paul Townsend – British Sugar’s Head of Supply Chain said: “Abbey shares our values when it comes to putting the customer at the forefront of everything we do.  We are confident that Abbey’s ability to deliver a flexible and scalable transport solution, will make them a valuable partner in helping us delivering the best possible service for our customers.”

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