BMF opens Regional Centre of Excellence at Travis Perkins
20 January 2019
The BMF has launched its latest Regional Centre of Excellence
at Travis Perkins Omega Centre in Warrington.
The growing network of BMF Regional Centres of Excellence
is making training courses and regional meetings more accessible to BMF
members around the UK and Ireland. The latest centre, based in Travis
Perkins’ stunning Omega Centre in Warrington, will serve BMF members in
the North West region.
P&H Omega is a 630,000 sq ft
National Distribution Centre providing next day order fulfilment,
supporting 370 Plumbing & Heating Branches across the UK Network and
direct to customer via e-commerce. With over 75,000 pallet/ pick
locations, the site has an outbound pick capability of over 2million
units per week across 14,000 pallets. This is achieved through a core of
over 300 colleagues, with flexibility for additional colleagues, as
required, to meet business and seasonal demand.
BMF Chief Executive, said: “We are delighted to open this outstanding
Regional Centre of Excellence at Travis Perkins. It’s a superb facility
where members can meet and attend BMF training courses, regional
meetings and other regional events.”
Chris Ives, Supply Chain
Director for Plumbing and Heating at Travis Perkins, said “We are
thrilled to be able to support the Builders Merchants Federation. Omega
is a state-of-the-art facility solely dedicated to delivering great
service at low cost to our City Plumbing and PTS Branches and Customers.
Over the last 12 months we have step changed our performance to support
our business with online fulfilment, but maintain our traditional
values of a huge range available next day in branches. It’s great to
strengthen our ties further with the BMF by inaugurating this site today
as a Regional Centre of Excellence in the North West and we look
forward to working with them and hosting many training events, regional
meetings and offering networking opportunities for them in the future”.
For details of all the BMF Regional Centres of Excellence around the UK and Ireland please click here and for more information about Travis Perkins visit www.travisperkins.co.uk.