A 3PL or third-party logistics provider may form part of a supply chain. A 3PL will provide outsourced warehousing, picking, distribution and administrative services to their customers.
Oakland Distribution operates a fleet of trucks and trailers focusing on delivering a fully tracked customer solution across our network of hubs and partner hubs.
Oakland distributes customers’ goods throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe as well as offering an ad-hoc delivery service, only available to Oakland International customers. Oakland can distribute goods using chilled, frozen or ambient vehicles.
Oakland’s consolidation scheme enables suppliers to share space on chilled pallets going to the same destination. A number of different suppliers and/or products may be picked onto the same pallet with the supplier charged a rate per case shipped as opposed to a pallet rate.
Oakland operates a chilled sample service for Oakland International customers only and distributes samples across the UK.
Oakland operates a specialist service to help companies who find themselves with a vehicle which has been compromised due to any of the following reasons:
- Pallets shifting in transit
- Temperature issues
- Labelling errors
- Clandestine infiltration
Oakland offers three options for expired stock:
- Donation to charity or a local food bank is possible for some product types if the stock retains sufficient shelf life
- Disposal to biomass, i.e. not landfill
- Customer collection from Oakland’s facility
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To book in a vehicle for delivery to Oakland please call: +44(0)1527 593 975. Obtain a reference number and quote this in subsequent paperwork and correspondence.
Please telephone our 24 hour main line +353 (0) 1 835 48 55 and you will be directed as appropriate
Oakland do not operate the facility to contract pack open foods, currently we only deal with contract packing of closed foods.