UK Greetings WIN prestigious Asda supplier award!
We are delighted to announce that UKG have won Asda's General Merchandise Supplier of the Year Award for 2017, for the successful delivery of the new Celebrations department.
The Asda Supplier Awards, were held in Harrogate on Thursday 8 Feb 2018, with over 1,000 non-food suppliers in the running.
The award signifies how hard the UKG team worked across the entire business to deliver this project. From every aspect of the business design, print, procurement, distribution and merchandising over 1 million units of stock. Plus involvement in the re-fixture of nearly 600 stores and launching over 95% brand new designs.
The project was a huge collaboration between UKG and Asda, bringing cards, wrap and party together in an innovative and exciting way, resulting in a whole new look and feel for the product and the card department.
Chris Barr, Asda National Account Manager said "We are absolutely delighted to be Asda’s supply chain manager of choice, everyone across our entire business played a huge part in delivering this project which makes receiving this award even more special. We are extremely proud and thrilled to receive this award which reflects everything UKG stand for from product leadership, creative thinking, working collaboratively to exceptional service & delivery in store".
Rachel Wood, Product Development Director - Private Label, UKG who was instrumental in project managing the product development and delivering the vision says "We're very proud to have been named Asda's GM supplier of the Year at the 2017 awards evening and delighted to receive this award. I am really proud of all the team, they have worked really hard over the year and it is great to see all their efforts recognised and the new Asda Celebration department come to life.