Keystone Distribution UK wins McDonald’s UK Performance Supplier of the Year award

Keystone Distribution UK (www.keystone-distribution.co.uk) is celebrating further award success having been named as 2011 McDonald’s UK (www.mcdonalds.co.uk) Performance Supplier of the Year.

Presenting the award to Keystone, Chris Yong, Senior Supply Chain Manager, McDonald’s UK, commented: “The Performance Supplier of the Year is awarded to the supplier who most consistently delivers, fully embracing the concept of right place, right time and right product. Against a backdrop of record volume growth and increasing operational complexity, Keystone Distribution has consistently outperformed against their service and cost targets over the past three years, reinventing the way in which they measure themselves against our requirements to ensure that service levels to all restaurants are continually improved.” 

Warren Anderson, Head of UK Supply Chain, McDonald's UK, Brian Mullens, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, McDonald's UK, Claire Coney, Supply Director, Keystone Distribution UK, Bryan Jones, Managing Director, Keystone Distribution UK, and Chris Yong, Senior Supply Chain Manager, McDonald's UK

Bryan Jones, Managing Director, Keystone Distribution UK, added: “We are delighted to have received this award from McDonald’s. This recognition is a testament to our unwavering focus on striving for excellence and directly contributing to the continuing success of our customer.”

The accolade was presented to Keystone at the annual McDonald’s Supply Chain Conference and follows the company’s success at the 2011 CILT (Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport) Annual Awards for Excellence where Keystone and McDonald’s received a joint award in the Environmental Improvement category.

About Keystone Distribution UK

Keystone Distribution UK provides end-to-end supply chain services to over 1,200 restaurants in the UK. It uses purpose built, multi-temperature trailers to deliver frozen, chilled and ambient products in one delivery.

Press contact

Paul Gilbert, Communications Manager, Keystone Distribution UK

Direct dial: +44 (0) 1442 431 541

Mobile: + 44 (0) 789 615 0603

Email: paul.gilbert@uk.keystonefoods.com

www.keystonefoods.com

SOURCE: Submitted by Keystone Distribution

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