Bunzl Lockhart Catering Equipment presented its Supplier of the Year Award 2018 to Rational at its annual conference held this January at The Celtic Manor Resort, Newport.
Rational’s UK MD Simon Lohse commented: “We are delighted to have received the Bunzl Lockhart Catering Supplier of the Year award that recognises our partnership and commitment of working with dealers to help maximise their business opportunities.”
Bunzl Lockhart is a Rational Gold Deal dealer; it is part of the Rational accreditation Deal dealer programme that provides dealers with continued support, through enhanced training, sales materials and joint marketing activities.
The distributor’s purchasing director, Mark Lombard said: “Rational has deservedly been awarded the Lockhart supplier of the year thanks to exceptional levels of working collaboration, securing, retaining and winning new business.”
“In what was a very tough and uncertain 2018 with economic pressures and the continued challenges on the high street; many restaurant chains and general high street brands suffering, both Rational and Lockhart collectively managed to deliver exceptional levels of growth in the sector, working in close partnership with the clients to deliver a large number of projects gaining continuous impressive praise throughout the year.
He concluded: “A truly fantastic year and very much a deserved winner of the Lockhart supplier of the year award for 2018.”
The award was presented by Bunzl Lockhart Catering Equipment‘s MD Steve Montgomery to Graham Kille, technical sales director, Rational UK and Darren Hollis, sales director, Rational UK.