Flour Mills Nigeria (FMN) Plc, has awarded its top distributors delivery trucks in a bid to facilitate the movement of its products across the country. The move, is aimed at addressing the challenges of logistics in the manufacturing sector by boosting productivity, supply chain network and enhancing local capacity while also ensuring Returns on Investment (ROI). Speaking at the distribution of the 30-tonne delivery trucks to five distributors in FMN office in Lagos, the Managing Director, Foods Division of FMN, Mr. Devlin Hainsworth, said the award was to mark a new chapter and the biggest future, while recognising the hard work and partnership of the dealers as a special landmark. He said: “What makes us different is our long-term and innovative approach to partnership.
We have a dynamic and interdependent relationship with our partners and this has resulted in the sustained growth of our businesses.” He noted that the company was also marking its 60 years of feeding the nation by recognising the relationship with its key dealers.
“We have grown with the country for 60 years, so the award underscores the commitment to continue to develop our relationship with our key dealers as we feed our nation everyday, which is what FMN does,” he added. He noted that the delivery trucks will bring more business opportunities and unlock the needed potential to operate in the market.
He said: “We have made breakthrough in partnership, breakthrough in fulfilling our promises and that is why we are presenting the trucks to our customers.” Also speaking, National Sales Operation of FMN, Business to Business, Mr. Jeevan Bansal, said the delivery trucks would go a long way to enhance the supply chain network of distribution while assuring that they would move from passive distributors to more active distributors with market engagement.