Menzies Distribution nets 5-year deal with Ella’s Kitchen

Menzies Distribution Solutions has announced it has won a “substantial" five-year contract with Ella’s Kitchen, the Oxfordshire based maker of organic baby and toddler food.

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14.06.2022
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Menzies Distribution nets 5-year deal with Ella’s Kitchen
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In a press release, Menzies Distribution said the contract was awarded following a competitive tender in Q4 2021.

According to Menzies Distribution, the new work comprises the handling of approximately 5,000 pallets representing 170 SKUs, with products from across continental Europe and the UK.

The logistics solution includes UK, Ireland and continental deliveries to major retailers and premium outlets. A dedicated account manager will oversee the account from the Menzies Distribution Centre at Wakefield.

Ella’s Kitchen was set up to promote healthy eating amongst babies and young children. The company currently boasts sales of over £80m and plans to grow significantly in the coming years.

Commenting on the win, Richard Morson, Managing Director, Menzies Distribution Solutions, said:

“We are delighted to have been selected by Ella’s Kitchen as a key supply chain partner. The company is growing impressively with a premium product range and we look forward to working closely with its vibrant and enthusiastic team. This important new collaboration underlines our credentials as a go-to partner in the food sector, whether a customer is a global corporation or a niche producer and endorses our wider ability to tailor logistics solutions to individual business needs.”

Will Howard at Ella’s Kitchen, added:

“We are really excited to be working with Menzies and their amazing team in Wakefield. From the very first meeting, Menzies took the time to understand our business needs, our plans for the future and also our Big Pledge to Little People which includes our Net Zero commitments. Menzies also suggested several improvements to our operation which would save time and also help improve our service to customers. The transition plan was managed brilliantly by both teams, with customers commenting that it was one of the best warehouse transitions they had been part of in recent times.”

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