Mantequerías Arias and Salvesen have reached an agreement for the execution of temperature-controlled logistics services in Madrid, at the Supply Logistics Center (CLA) located in Getafe.
With 12.800m² of storage area, 143.500m3 of cold room space, 63 loading and unloading docks, and an approximate capacity of 10,000 pallets, this Salvesen base has the necessary resources for any Integral Logistics and Transportation operation to fully cover Spain and Portugal, and being one of the main neuralgic centers of Salvesen's operations.
The leadership of Mantequerías Arias, with over 170 years of experience manufacturing and marketing dairy foods and Salvesen's extensive know-how in this sector, support the logic of this agreement to achieve the objectives of both organizations. Excellence in service and commitment to reducing environmental impact are also a common focus and a key element for a long-term relationship, which begins with this collaboration agreement and which will enable a close and lasting alliance.
Fernando Aguirre, Salvesen's Director of Development, stated that the incorporation of such an important client as Arias significantly reinforces the company's leadership position in logistics for refrigerated food manufacturers, the company's main vertical.
Jorge Fernández, Responsible for Logistics at Mantequerías Arias underlined the increasingly strategic importance of logistics, as a fundamental element of customer service, highlighting Salvesen's experience in the field as a differentiating element for their choice.
About Mantequerías ARIAS
Mantequerías Arias is one of the leading companies in Spain in the manufacture and marketing of dairy foods: butter, fresh cheeses and pressed pasta, spreadable cheeses and international cheese specialties that make up one of the widest and most varied ranges on the market. This year they reach 173 years of experience, being probably the oldest food company in Spain, basing their development on consumer satisfaction, reason why they work on the strength of their brands, the quality of their products and constant innovation.
Currently Mantequerías Arias has its headquarters in Madrid and five plants spread throughout Spain. It is part of the Fromage & Dairy activity of the French multinational SAVENCIA Group, which is the fifth largest cheese producer in the world, second in France and the world leader in cheese specialties.
On the other hand, Mantequerías Arias, has joined the European Lean & Green platform to reduce greenhouse gas emissions derived from its logistics activities, in line with the commitments defined at the Climate Summit in Paris (COP21) of emissions carbon neutral by 2050. This project is part of its CSR Plan, Oxygen, which was launched by SAVENCIA globally in 2018, and focuses on four challenges: "A healthy and responsible pleasure", "Well-being of the Employee”, “Sustainable Livestock and Responsible Purchasing” and “Environmental Protection”.