Asda names Toyota Services Supplier of the Year 2011


Asda has named Toyota Material Handling UK its Services Supplier of the Year for 2011. The award was presented at the prestigious Asda Brick Awards ceremony in June 2011.

Toyota was selected for the award by Asda over its competitors within the materials handling equipment industry and suppliers in other sectors to claim the title of supplier of the year.

Sally Wade, Asda store services asset management, said: “Toyota Material Handling UK was awarded the supplier of the year in recognition of their innovation, commitment and willingness to work in partnership with Asda retail store services in driving down costs.” 

Trevor Whitehead, contract manager for Toyota, said: “By working closely with Asda we have been able to demonstrate our industry leading contract management and deliver a consistently high level of performance. We have worked hard alongside Asda to help drive down costs in their materials handling operations and be a reliable materials handling partner”.

Phill Bird, after-sales director, said: “We are very proud of all members of the Toyota team who have been part of this success and recognition and we look forward to working with Asda as partners in the future.”