Cat Logistics to service Mosaic phosphate operations

Mosaic Fertilizer, the world’s leading producer of phosphate fertilizer, and Caterpillar Logistics Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar, have announced plans for Cat Logistics to provide an integrated logistics solution through a master distribution facility and satellite facilities supporting maintenance, repair, and operations at Mosaic’s Central Florida facilities. This logistics solution will support phosphate mining and manufacturing operations.

As part of the 10-year agreement, Cat Logistics will provide inventory and transportation management, warehousing, operations, and MRO purchasing. The master distribution facility will be located near Lakeland, Florida, and staffed by Cat Logistics professionals serving Mosaic throughout all major operating  facilities. Cat Logistics will be supporting maintenance and repair of equipment used at all six Mosaic mines and five fertilizer facilities in Central Florida, as well as two manufacturing plants in Louisiana.

“Cat Logistics welcomes the opportunity to serve Mosaic as our first client within the mining industry, ” said Mary Bell, Chairman & President. “With our experience gained in providing logistics services for Caterpillar mining products, we understand the positive impact that superior support can have in an industry where optimizing machine uptime  is essential to lower costs and enhanced operating efficiency.”

Cat Logistics provides world-class supply chain solutions and services to its parent company and more than 60 other leading corporations throughout the world. It operates more than 105 offices and facilities in 25 countries on six continents.