Friars Pride^s new depot
Article Date: 2013-07-01
Friars Pride is proud to announce the opening of a new depot in the coastal town of Poole, Dorset.
Friars Pride’s acquisition of Doubles Food and Drink will become the fifth new depot, facilitating further distribution to the South and the South West of England. Over time, current shop owners will see beneficial changes with the opening of this new depot.
Friars Pride’s comprehensive product portfolio which includes fish, fats & oils, frozen and dried goods, drinks and packaging, will also benefit shop owners. Customers will be able to purchase products exclusive to The Q Partnership and Friars Pride, including 42nd Street Range, Q Frying Fats, FriWite and Q Brand Products. With over 40 years of experience, Friars Pride offers knowledge and recommendations on products; giving shop owners a unique customer service experience.
This investment in Friars Pride’s distribution network enables the company to extend and strengthen their position as a premium Fish & Chip and Fast Food Supplier. The delivery service will continue as normal, however over time shop owners will notice iconic Friars Pride lorries delivering their orders. Friars Pride will also be able to offer shop owners a reliable and regular delivery service; ensuring products are delivered in the condition expected. Friars Pride invests heavily in freezer technology within logistics, which includes temperature controlled lorries maintaining frozen goods are delivered frozen – especially important during the summer seasons!
Friars Pride’s existing and new customers will be able to take advantage of bi-monthly magazine Good Habits, full of exclusive promotions, offers and the latest information.
Additionally, customers will accrue Save & Select points on participating products to exchange for High Street gift vouchers and more. This scheme rewards customers for their loyalty to Friars Pride. Every point brings you closer to gifts.
Rebecca Lord, MD of Friars Pride is delighted to welcome the new additional depot. Rebecca explains “The acquisition of Doubles Food and Drink, means growth for Friars Pride. Customers can grow with us due to the continuity of supply into a larger distribution area. An additional depot enables us to extend the high quality service and family values we currently offer to our customers in the Fish & Chip and Fast Food Industry."
The Poole depot will add to Friars Pride’s other locations including Peterborough, Norwich, Nottingham and Basildon.
For more information, please contact your nearest Friars Pride depot or head to www.friarspride.com