As an international producer of meat, meat products and plant based alternatives, logistics is an essential part of Vion Food Group’s daily business. Customers worldwide expect a high-quality product, which can only be guaranteed through flawless production, storage and efficient transport.
From road transport to sea freight, with cold storage and empties management, logistics at Vion ensures that national and international markets are served day after day. The combination of Vion’s own fleet of vehicles, an internal freight forwarder for Germany, DistriFresh for the Benelux Union and external logistics companies ensures that a sensitive commodity such as meat products, frozen and fresh meat, arrive at the end customer hygienically and in the highest quality.
Purchasing ensures that the service providers meet the Group’s high-quality requirements and that the demanding service level is always maintained.
Central Empties Management deals with the planning, control and monitoring of loading equipment stocks and their circulation, internally between the Vion sites and externally between the sites and the customer. The use of loading equipment extends along the entire length of the supply chain and is an essential part of ensuring production, transport and ultimately the availability of goods. Through its recurring use, empties management thus contributes to the sustainable design of the entire process, from production to the customer or end consumer.
Under the motto “Food that Matters”, more than 100 million consumers are supplied with Vion Food Group products every day. In the food industry, reliability and speed are the top priorities. Legal regulations and hygiene concepts must be adhered to and cold chains must not be interrupted under any circumstances. Thanks to the sophisticated and efficient planning of logistics, approximately 3.7 million tons of further