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National wholesaler JJ Food Service has seen a dramatic increase in driver efficiency following an investment into the use of Telematics across its multi-temperature vehicle fleet. The project started six months ago and already the amount of time vehicles are left idling has reduced by 500 hours per month while miles per gallon have increased

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National wholesaler JJ Food Service will be holding Trade Days across ten of its UK branches offering businesses free products and discounts on food, drink, disposables, packaging and hygiene products. Group General Manager, Terry Larkin said, “We are keen to tell customers about our great products and services, so whether you’re a café or restaurant,

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Kirsty Winkel, Trading Manager for Landmark Wholesale shares the highlights of her nine-year career with Landmark Wholesale  How long have you worked in your current job? I joined Landmark Wholesale in November 2008, working within the Accounts Department but I secured my current role in Trading (Non-Food – Branded & Own Brand) in November 2017 What

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88% of managing directors and HR personnel within the wholesale industry believe a gender-diverse workforce can have a positive impact on how a business performs, with 57% of managing directors wanting more female representation at board level.  Yet, how the industry targets females through the recruitment process could be a reason wholesale is not attracting

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Janna Horsthuis is the Managing Director of Robinson’s, which was established in 1886 and has evolved, over five generations, into one of the Isle of Man’s best-known companies. Today, the foodservice retailer and wholesaler employs over 175 people and manages over 8,000 product lines. Janna is excited to be taking the family business into the

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We’re delighted to be working with wholesale’s most inspiring leaders for our first-ever speed networking and mentoring event.  Our mentors will be sharing practical advice and career boosting tips. Topics include: career progression, confidence, how to lead and motivate teams and how to better support women in the workplace. Check out the line up below and

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Sarah took the opportunity to speak out at a senior leadership meeting and landed a fantastic job in the process

This month, our Top Talent interview is with Head of Insight and Customer Experience at Bidfood, Sarah Whiddett. She says taking risks, speaking out and using every opportunity to put yourself forward has helped her to progress quickly at Bidfood Name, job title and company Sarah Whiddett, Head of Insight & Customer Experience, Bidfood How long

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Women in Wholesale (WiW) has commissioned a report with research consultancy HIM to support manufacturers and wholesalers to attract more females into wholesale roles. WiW Founder and Organiser, Elit Rowland, said: “One of the biggest challenges with recruitment in wholesale is attracting a diverse pipeline in the first place. Many manufacturers and wholesalers want more

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At WiW our mission is to highlight positive female role models in wholesale, particularly fresh faces and aspiring talent. So we’re kicking off 2018 with a NEW WiW Top Talent Spotlight. First up is Kelly Roberts, Sales Manager Wholesale. Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) who tells us about the toughest moment in her career, her aspirations for the

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