C&S makes another acquisition on heels of Piggly Wiggly purchase
C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc., an industry leader in supply chain solutions and wholesale grocery supply in the United States, has purchased Albertsons’ frozen service contract from Burris Logistics.
“C&S’s legacy is innovating ahead of market trends and this agreement is the next step in our transformation journey. It will further strengthen our service with Albertsons in the frozen product, as well as support a new relationship with Albertsons’ mid-Atlantic division,” said Rick Cohen, chairman of C&S Wholesale Grocers. “We have always had tremendous respect for the strong customer relationships that Burris has developed over the years. We are committed to continuing a high standard of customer service.”
“Rick Cohen has assembled an incredible business as an industry leader in wholesale grocery supply in the United States. Both Albertsons and our team members will benefit from C&S acquiring our Albertsons service contract. This will allow us to accelerate our growth as an end-to-end provider of high quality, customized supply chain solutions and e-commerce fulfillment offerings through Burris Logistics, Honor Foods, and Trinity Logistics,” said Donnie Burris, CEO of Burris Logistics.
“We look forward to further strengthening our service in the important growing frozen segment and supporting the growth and continued success of our retail partner Albertsons. C&S is dedicated to remaining the industry leader by delivering exceptional value and service to our great retail partners,” said Bob Palmer, CEO of C&S Wholesale Grocers.