C&S Wholesale Grocers Acquires Frozen Service Contract

23 Jul 2021

C&S Wholesale Grocers 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, C&S Wholesale Grocers, in a statement. “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.”

C&S entered the contract earlier this year. The deal was closed on July 18.

“Rick Cohen has assembled an incredible business as an industry leader in wholesale grocery supply in the United States,” said Donnie Burris, CEO, Burris Logistics, in a statement. “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 ecommerce fulfillment offerings through Burris Logistics, Honor Foods, and Trinity Logistics.”

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