Bestway Vans Direct has achieved 7% year-on-year customer growth and is now forecasted to turn over more than £80m in 2023.
Part of the Bestway Wholesale family, it is a syndicated salesforce that operates in two bespoke business units. Bestway Snacks operates for key suppliers in the Crisps, Snacks and Biscuit category whilst Bestway Sweets operates for key suppliers in the confectionery category.
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Bestway Vans director, Dan Lewis said: “Our ethos is working. We are selling more, and helping our retailers make more through offering them an agile service to keep the right products on shelves and turn orders around quickly. The business is in great shape and I’m really proud of what the team has achieved across the last five years during what has to be the toughest trading conditions the market has seen in decades”.
Dawood Pervez, managing director for Bestway Wholesale, added: “We know from listening to our customers that Bestway Vans provides an agile, much needed services. If we look back to ‘the beginning’ in 2017, insight showed that delivered wholesale had increased 30% in ten years reaching £11.3bn versus only a 20% increase in cash and carry.