"Wincanton’s continuous improvement approach has enabled us to add value to our operations and the service we offer our suppliers and customers. Carbon reduction is a key objective within our corporate responsibility strategy, we are delighted Wincanton shares our values."
Mark Taylor, Milk Procurement Director,
Moving milk from farm to fridge for 1,350 farmers
To boost efficiency Wincanton has rolled out 36 new vehicles to Dairy Crest, the UK’s leading chilled dairy foods company. The vehicles are equipped with a range of innovative features designed to make collections and deliveries more efficient.
Key benefits delivered include:
- A reduction in carbon emissions of up to 864 tonnes per year due to new vehicle features which increase both volume capacity and fuel efficiency.
- Installation of an Isotrak telematics system which delivers carbon emission savings of up to 183 tonnes pa.
- A rear camera system which will help maximise the safety of milk delivery.
- The installation of faster, more fuel-efficient pumping equipment
Dairy Crest now has a market-leading dairy distribution operation, focused on achieving optimal efficiency and lowest carbon emissions.