Posti attains food logistics certification

Posti, the Finnish postal operator, has announced it has been given A-Class food logistics certification by the UK’s British Retail Consortium (BRC).

The BRC certification is for Posti’s warehousing in the city of Vantaa.

Harri Kämppä, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Solutions, said that major players in the food industry will almost certainly require BRC-compliant services from their logistics partner.

Posti is one of a large number of postal operators across the world who are getting into food logistics as that industry grows and the companies in question look at diversifying away from their traditional businesses.

We often report on grocery logistics and delivery operations here at Apex Insight – ultimately this is a growth area and could well be interesting for a company that looks at taking on the main players…