Prairie Farms Dairy truck

Prairie Farms Dairy chooses Transervice to provide maintenance

Transervice Logistics Inc, a provider of customized transportation solutions, has been selected by Prairie Farms Dairy Inc, one of the largest and most successful dairy cooperatives in the Midwest, to provide on-site dedicated contract maintenance at the company’s milk bottling plant in Somerset KY. The facility is currently undergoing a $5 million, 6,000-square-foot expansion in the plant’s bottling and receiving areas.

A Transervice maintenance manager and two technicians will be responsible for maintaining some 60 power units at the Bourne Avenue plant, including tractors, straight trucks and reefer trailers used to transport temperature-sensitive products.

Mike Chandler, general manager of Prairie Farms Dairy, Kentucky Division, said, “We are very pleased with the service and relationship with Transervice since they took over the maintenance operation. Everything they have said they will do, they have. I would strongly recommend them to anyone in the business.”

Wolfgang Marschhauser, Transervice senior vice president of sales, said, “Transervice has always been focused on one-to-one relationships, making it easy to meet the distinct needs of a partner like Prairie Farms. Saying what we do and doing what we say becomes the key to long-term success.”

Prairie Farms Dairy consists of more than 800 farm families, 6,000 employees, 44 manufacturing plants, 100-plus distribution facilities and annual sales exceeding $3 billion.

 With headquarters in Edwardsville IL, Prairie Farms has a distribution footprint covering more than 30% of the United States; products are available in grocery chains, mass merchandiser stores, club stores, convenience stores, dollar stores, drug stores, schools, food service outlets and warehouse distribution centers. Go to www.prairiefarms.com/ for more details.

Transervice, headquartered in Lake Success NY, provides customized supply chain solutions including logistics, dedicated contract carriage, fleet leasing, contract maintenance, and material handling equipment leasing and maintenance. The company maintains more than 124 regional and local facilities across North America and manages 25,000-plus pieces of equipment. See www.transervice.com to learn more.

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