The Council has a revolving membership of five wholesalers and five suppliers. All FWD Supplier Partners are invited to contribute to its working groups.
The aims of the Council are:
Wholesalers and suppliers better understanding each other’s needs
Understand wholesale customers in all channels through insight
Promoting the sector to stakeholders at all levels
Adding value to FWD’s operations to ensure maximum effectiveness
In 2018 its priorities are:
Developing strategies for recruiting, developing and retaining new talent into the wholesale sector
Standardising procedures in the ordering and transport of products between supplier and wholesalers.
Commissioning research into the habits and needs of the customer base.
The Supplier Council is an open opportunity for Supplier Partners and wholesalers to work together for the benefit of both parties, so if you have any suggestions for work streams or if you would like to get involved, please let us know.