BAKO has completed a process that sees the operations of its regional divisions consolidated into one to better reflect the company’s national footprint.
Its subsidiaries in Preston in the Roman Way Industrial Estate, Durham and Wimbledon will now operate under a single national entity, BAKO Limited, while operational systems will also be consolidated to streamline and improve the efficiency of operations across the UK. No jobs will be lost.
Established for over fifty years, BAKO distributes baked goods to customers across the UK with a multi-temperature fleet of over 70 vehicles.
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It offers independent bakers and caterers a wide range of ingredients and finished products from quality suppliers, as well as its own BAKO Select brand range.
Michael Tully remains group CEO and Ian York managing director of BAKO Preston.
Paul Long remains managing director of BAKO Durham and Ed Branch managing director of BAKO Wimbledon.
Mr. Tully said, “The unification of our three regional sales subsidiaries under one national brand marks a new era for BAKO, increasing our ability to serve the whole country with fully integrated processes that will provide even better service to our clients.
“Consolidating BAKO across the country will also help to further increase the buying power of our national group and the collective benefits of BAKO membership for independent bakers and suppliers of quality baked goods across the Kingdom. -United.
“Current members can rest assured that they will continue to see the same names and faces they are used to working with in their respective regions, but they will also see improved systems and enjoy the added benefits of this group rapprochement.