Suncoast Milk distribution centre expansion

Client: Suncoast Milk
Location: Queensland, Australia
Scope overview: Design and construct a fresh milk distribution centre, including cool rooms, loading docks, dispatch areas, and offices.
Facility: Distribution Centre

Project Description

Fast and effective Suncoast Milk expansion

CLIENT

Suncoast Milk is a major distributor of a range of milk and dairy products throughout South East Queensland.

OBJECTIVES

Wiley was contracted to design and construct a fresh milk distribution centre, incorporating cool rooms, loading docks and dispatch areas, and offices.

CHALLENGES

  • Extend the loading dock in two halves to allow operations to continue at the existing facility
  • Execute the works in a short timeframe.

SOLUTIONS

Design

  • All design disciplines to meet cold chain and food safety standards
  • An aboveground footing system to minimise demolition of existing concrete pavements.

Construction

A full contracting role, including contracting of all subcontractors to execute the works

  • Construction scheduling and programming
  • Construction of a precast flooring system to allow staged construction works and to minimise disruption to existing operations during construction.

RESULTS

Wiley delivered a valuable extension to Suncoast Milk’s operation that improves its overall efficiency and distribution activities.