Mars appoints Linfox to manage DC operations

Mars Snackfoods and Mars Food recently reappointed Linfox to manage their DC operations, building on a long standing relationship between the companies.

Mars Foods Australia is a major producer and exporter of confectionery, food and petcare products to over 30 countries. Linfox provides logistics to Mars Snackfoods, Mars Food and Mars Petcare operations.

Linfox has operated the Mars DC in Somerton, Victoria, since 2003 and has been instrumental in acquiring new customers to share the site’s expansive space and facilities.

A team of 24 employees at the Mars Somerton DC are responsible for picking and despatching domestic Australian orders and exports to New Zealand and the Middle East.

The contract extension to 2013 includes a commitment to continued high levels of service and ongoing productivity improvements.

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