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01/12/2017

Congratulations to our FWD Gold Medal Award winners!

Today’s Group members celebrated two fantastic wins at the FWD Gold Medal awards

The annual event, held on 30th November 2017 at the Old Billingsgate in London, celebrates the industry’s highest achievers. Judged by a panel of industry experts, Today’s Group members John Mower and Imperial Cash and Carry struck gold! A huge congratulations to our winners:

Gold Medal Delivered Depot Manager

WINNER: John Tweed, John Mower & Co, Spitalbrook

John has helped to drive a 14% increase in sales and grow the customer base by 10%, with a new online ordering system and one-to-one advice clinics for customers. He’s overseen investment into a new vehicle fleet and upskilling employees, and introduced tracking software which measures productivity and rewards staff with bonuses for exceeding targets.

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Gold Medal Depot Team

WINNER: Imperial Cash & Carry, Edmonton

Teamwork is the key to a 12% increase in turnover at the Edmonton drinks specialist. The team have translated suppliers’ POS into different languages and taught customers to use social media in their businesses. Between them they dream up original ways to inject fun and excitement into the shopping experience, and they’ve extended their working day to meet customers’ needs. This year every team member took part in charity events which raised £30,000 for three deserving causes.

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Congratulations to our shortlisted finalists;

Gold Medal Young Wholesaler of the Year

  • Chris Roberts, Pricecheck

Gold Medal Cash & Carry Manager

  • Gurinder Gill, SK Food & Drinks, Birmingham

Gold Medal Wholesaler Service to Retailers

  • Savage & Whitten

Thanks again to all members, finalists and deserving winners of the FWD Gold Awards for your hard work and commitment during 2017.

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