Large UK poultry producer signs deal with CHEP

09-07-2013 | |
Large UK poultry producer signs deal with CHEP

LJ Fairburn & Son, a large UK producer of eggs, poultry and feed has signed an agreement with CHEP, international provider of pallet and container pooling solutions, for managed pooled pallets across the United Kingdom (UK), replacing white exchange pallets.

The agreement between the two companies will see CHEP become the sole pallet provider for LJ Fairburn & Son supplying an estimated 60,000 pallets per annum from its Pontefract Service Centre in West Yorkshire. The pallets supplied will be an equal split of the industry standard B1210A pallets (1200x1000mm) as well as the B1208A Euro pallet (1200x800mm).

LJ Fairburn & Son is a family run business, established in 1951, produces over 8 million eggs per week, rears 1,750,000 birds for own use as well as for re-sale and produces and mills over 78,000 tonnes of feed every year which includes grain farmed from its 1,600 acres of arable land and other local sources.