Robinson Young, the UK’s leading non-food sales, marketing and distribution business has won the coveted Supplier of the Year Award from the Landmark Wholesale group.
The Suffolk based business overcame challenging competition from the likes of global brand giants Unilever and Coca Cola Enterprises to secure the highest number of votes from the 37 Landmark members for giving the best service across a wide range of different measures. “We are delighted to have won this award, especially as we are the only distributor ever to do so” said Michael Robinson, Managing Director of Robinson Young. “Knowing every vote comes from the individual wholesale businesses who make up the Landmark group meaning that we have to perform for 37 members across all of their depots nationwide, is a real honour and great recognition for the outstanding results driven customer service we strive to deliver. This award is for all the Robinson Young team, and one that we are hugely proud of.”
The award comes just a year on from Robinson Young’s win in the Non-Food Supplier of the Year category at the Landmark Whole Awards. Robinson Young’s Landmark account manager Keith Nash added, “We know there were a lot of big players up for the award this year, particularly in the food sector, so is a huge achievement to win. We are known for our high quality specialist sales force whose close working relationships with customers and understanding of customer’s needs, can and do deliver industry leading results.”
Robinson Young has over 44 years’ experience in non-food sales, working in partnership with brands such as Vosene, ACE, Soft & Gentle, Covonia, Zoflora, Wilkinson Sword and Bodyform, providing them with an outsourced sales, marketing and distribution service for the all UKs major retail and wholesale channels. The privately run business prides itself on being an extension of their partner’s businesses, representing them and their brands with passion for their products and a determination to deliver results.
Keith Nash was presented with the Award at the Landmark Wholesale Awards in Glasgow by Martin Williams Landmark Managing Director and John Searle Trading Director.
In a statement after the awards Martin Williams, said “Many blue chip suppliers are vying for this top award we present each year. To win the award, which is voted for by our members at the sharp end of our business, every box has to be ticked and achieve top marks. This requires great people offering excellent service for the whole year. We were delighted to present it to Robinson Young and it was thoroughly deserved. We offer our sincere congratulations to everyone at Robinson Young.”
Robinson Young is one of the largest specialist FMCG non-food sales, marketing and distribution business in the UK with over 44 years’ experience. With an annual turnover of £50 million, it represents many well known brands across 4 divisions; Stationery, Household, Catering and Healthcare. Robinson Young have been awarded:
- Landmark Wholesale Supplier of the Year (2015/16)
- Landmark Wholesale Non-Food Supplier of the Year (2014/15)
- Nisa award for own label ‘Supplier of the Year’ (2007)
Tesco award for ‘Healthcare Own Label Supplier of the Year’ (2005)
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