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Stand:

N2655

Hall:

North Hall

Section:

Great British and Irish Food

Contact Details:

Oakland International Ltd
Seafield Lane
Beoley
Redditch
Worcestershire
B98 9DB
Tel. 0044 1527596222

Country:

United Kingdom

Company Profile:

A UK and Ireland multi-temperature supply chain specialist offering an expanding range of support services including tempering, co-packing, multi-temperature distribution, distress load management and brand development support from our UK and Irish facilities.

Product Categories:

Chilled Convenience | Chilled Desserts | Chilled Savoury | Pizza | Convenience Foods | Food to Go – Inc. Sandwiches

Associations:
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Feb 15, 2017

Businessman £100,000 Fundraising North Pole Challenge

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Businessman and Oakland International co-founder Dean Attwell has begun preparations to undertake the greatest challenge of his life, to reach the most northern point on the planet the North Pole, and he aims to raise £100,000 in the process for Cancer Research UK.

Set to leave on Monday 10th April, it will take Dean up to 16 long and gruelling days to complete his polar mission, which he has fully funded, personally ensuring all money raised from the expedition will go directly to benefit Cancer Research UK and cancer support work being done at the Christie Clinic in Manchester and the Lingen Davies centre in Shrewsbury.

Said Dean: “Turning fifty this year I decided I’d trek to the North Pole, one of the biggest challenges I have so far undertaken.

“Having lost my mother-in-law to cancer in October 2015 and subsequently seeing the devastating effect that cancer has had on members of my family, friends and colleagues over the last 12 months, I wanted to do something to raise money for a cause which will almost certainly affect each and every one of us, directly or indirectly, at some stage in the future.”

Over the past two-years many people in Dean’s life have been touched by, or have succumbed to cancer. His mother-in-law, Ruby Tuffin Delves, died of cancer in October 2015 and it was her natural spark and huge enthusiasm for life that was pivotal in his decision. Cancer also claimed the life of a much valued Oakland International team member, Stefan Bakalar, and Simon Ward a fit and healthy young man, instrumental in helping Dean lose weight and train, and John Brown, an 18-year old former head boy, who was a thoughtful and responsible young man and a person who made an everlasting and positive impression on Dean’s son as he started his secondary school education at Bredon School.

Dean added: “The fundraising target I’ve set myself of £100,000 is massive and it will be a significant personal challenge. All expedition costs are covered, so every penny donated will go directly towards Cancer Research UK and the amazing things they do to fight off this indiscriminate disease known as Cancer.”

The expedition will involve 8 to 10 hours of walking each day in temperatures that can drop to -45 degrees centigrade, whilst pulling a 50kg sled containing his tent, food and all his supplies for 2 weeks. Dean recently undertook a training trip to Minnesota, USA, spending a week in freezing conditions, undertaking a testing ice plunge battling the sub-zero freezing conditions, he was prepared and taught the essential survival skills and training he’ll need to get him safely to the North Pole and back.

Dean added: “Please ‘dig deep’ and donate as Cancer is something which can affect even the healthiest of people. Your donation and support will help so many people and make a real difference to their lives.”

You can support Dean and Cancer Research UK by donating to his JustGiving page: (www.justgiving.com/fundraising/NorthPoleDean)

Jan 26, 2017

Oakland International to Showcase Support Services

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Joining other food and drink exhibiting companies, Oakland International will showcase their innovative and far-reaching supply chain solutions, consolidation, contract packing services encompasses their award winning and pioneering Distress Load Management (DLM) service, whereby they are able to minimise food waste for customers, loss adjusters and hauliers on distressed loads.
Oakland’s DLM service in addition offers customers a number of environmental benefits and as a responsible family enterprise working within the community, Oakland is continuing to support and lead the way in industry innovation and change.
CEO, Dean Attwell, commented: “IFE 2017 is the UK’s major and utmost food and drink international trade show and an ideal platform for Oakland to showcase our extensive multi-temperature supply chain and value added service portfolio.”
Exhibiting on Stand N2859 Oakland International is a UK and Ireland multi-temperature supply chain specialist offering an expanding range of support services including tempering, co-packing, multi-temperature distribution, distressed load management and brand development support from their UK and Irish facilities, and recognised in 2016 as a Top 100 Local Employer and in the London Stock Exchange report ranked in the Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain.

Jan 18, 2017

Oakland International Web Relaunch Champions Transformative Change

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Oakland International, a sustainable family business held in high regard within the multi temperature supply chain arena, has relaunched their website and new corporate brand championing their view of sustainable growth and transformative change.

Oakland International co-founder, Dean Attwell, commented: “Relaunching the website is the culmination of many months of planning, strategy review, and development, with the evolution of the brand and website reflecting our stance on environmental and organic change.

“Serving as a vehicle to increase awareness of our unique and innovation-driven identity, value offerings and corporate social commitment, Oakland has maintained growth, supported and invested in sustainable initiatives which in turn benefit customers and our network partners.”

Recognised in 2016 as a Top 100 Local Employer and ranked in the London Stock Exchange report as being in the Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain, Oakland International offers an expanding range of support services including tempering, co-packing, multi-temperature distribution, distress load management and brand development support from their UK and Ireland based facilities.

The new website offers enhanced functionality and additional features, information and content covering articles and industry information as well as details of Oakland’s value added UK and Ireland partner services, links to Oakland’s careers website and their registered children’s charity the Oakland Foundation to give visitors an overview of their community work with children within Redditch and Bromsgrove and the surrounding areas.

Dean added: “Our new branding reflects our core values and key focus of adding value wherever possible for customers, our network partners and our community.”

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