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A.F. Blakemore Scoops Two HIM Wholesale Awards

July 04, 2017

A.F. Blakemore has picked up two top accolades at the HIM Wholesale Awards 2017.

The business was crowned Favourite Wholesaler for Customer Service (Voted for by Independent Retailers & Foodservice Operators) and also The Independent Retailer's Favourite Delivered Wholesaler.

The annual awards event took place on June 29th at The Hilton at St George’s Park in Burton-on-Trent and was hosted by the Federation of Wholesale Distributors.

A total of 13 awards were presented to recognise champions across the wholesale sector. HIM Research & Consulting spoke to 4,000 retailers and 3,500 foodservice operators face to face, via telephone and online to establish their opinion on and satisfaction with different wholesale providers. 

The Favourite Wholesaler for Customer Service award was based on ratings on telesales staff.

The Independent Retailer's Favourite Delivered Wholesaler award was based on a series of ratings including availability, range, reliability, value for money and staff.

Blakemore Wholesale Managing Director James Russell, who collected the two awards on behalf of the business, commented: “We are very proud to have picked up such great titles. Thank you to everyone who has played a part in us achieving these accolades.

“The fact that the customer service award was voted for by our customers makes it all the more of an achievement, and we hope to build upon our success by ensuring that our customers remain at the heart of our business.”
 

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Blakemore Wholesale Managing Director James Russell (second from left) collects the Favourite Wholesaler for Customer Service award 
 

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Blakemore Wholesale Managing Director James Russell (second from left) collects the Independent Retailer's Favourite Delivered Wholesaler award 

 

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