• Thursday, July 25, 2024
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FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria opens 8.3m euros warehouse


FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria plc has commissioned a Finished Goods Warehouse valued at 8.3m Euros (over two billion naira) in Ogba, Ikeja Industrial area in the presence of the Lagos State governor, Akinwumi Ambode.

Guided by compliance to global best practice in Food Safety and Quality regulations, FrieslandCampina WAMCO’s newly-completed finished goods warehouse features a capacity of over 14,000 pallet positions and is executed with LED lights which avail brighter surroundings and align with environmental Green Goals.

The ultra-modern facility sits on a 3.5 acre property and contains in-built offices for warehouse managers and storekeepers, which allows for closer contact, ensure easier control and enable effortless access among staff.

The system cuts down logistics and avails a structured first-in-first-out process, which will significantly reduce storage-related errors

The construction of the facility means that FrieslandCampina WAMCO has further improved its distribution process and is better prepared to ensure the accessibility of its products and commitment of nourishing Nigerians with quality dairy nutrition.

“We are really pleased with this new warehouse, which allows us to continue to meet the growing demand of our operations. This means we can offer our customers better stock guarantees, accruing from the state-of-the-art facilities of this investment,” explains Rahul Colaco, managing director of FrieslandCampina WAMCO.

“The new Finished Goods Warehouse underlines FrieslandCampina WAMCO’s strategy in reinforcing world class operations. The working environment in the new facility is significantly conducive for workers; this is due to the mechanical ventilation apparatus that include air expellers and vents,” Rahul noted.

While commissioning the facility, Akinwumi Ambode in his speech commended FrieslandCampina WAMCO for increasing its investment in Lagos State despite the challenging economy and for contributing to the growth of commerce in the state.

The Governor who was represented by the Attorney General of the State, Justice Adeniji Kazeem, seized the occasion to enjoin the company to continue with its best practices in the discharge and management of industrial waste and effluents noting that the new finished goods warehouse is in alignment with environmental Green Goals.

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria plc has been a part of most Nigerian homes since 1954 through its iconic brand, Peak Milk.

It is a multinational manufacturing company and an affiliate of Royal FrieslandCampina of The Netherlands, one of the largest dairy cooperative in the world.