Trade account wins International Safety Award with Merit for second year running
Latest News wins International Safety Award with Merit for second year running

Posted by Adam Chard in Latest News | 4 years ago 3 min read

For the second, successive year, our Distribution Centre has been awarded an International Safety Award with Merit from the British Safety Council, underlining our commitment to health and safety in the workplace.

Following on from our first award win in 2019, we’re proud to receive the prestigious International Safety Award with Merit for a second, consecutive time. The British Safety Council recognise businesses and organisations not just in the UK but right around the world, celebrating their commitment to health and safety.

The International Safety Awards have now been running for 62 years and join an exclusive group of just 250 organisations and businesses who won an award with merit in 2020. Distribution Centre Doncaster

Comment from the British Safety Council

Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, congratulated the Distribution Centre on their success in winning an International Safety Award 2020 with Merit: “The British Safety Council commends the Distribution Centre on their achievement. The award is in recognition of their commitment and efforts to keep their employees and workplaces free of injury and ill health.”

“The vision of the British Safety Council is that no-one should be injured or made ill through work – anywhere in the world. Realising it requires more than legislation; people committed to health and safety, and increasingly also to workplace wellbeing, make it a reality and inspire others to create workplaces that are a key force for good.”

“The long list of winners of the International Safety Awards, demonstrates that an increasing number of companies recognise that sensible and proportionate management of health and safety risks is a business enabler, benefiting employees, organisations and society as a whole. By celebrating the achievements of the 509 winners of the 2020 International Safety Awards and 62 years of improving health and safety standards around the world, we encourage other organisations to follow their lead and place employees’ health and safety at the heart of their business.”

“Our warmest congratulations to the Distribution Centre. All of those working at should be rightly proud of their achievement.”

Comment from

Andy Svenson, our Operations Director, was delighted to receive the award, saying: “Following our International Safety Award last year, we’ve done it again! Excellent continued effort and progression made by the Distribution Centre and the whole business throughout the year, has led to further recognition of our attitude and culture towards embracing safety behaviours, accident prevention and “wellbeing” promotion amongst ourselves.”

Andy Svenson, Operations Director,

Award-winning customer service

At, it’s not just health and safety that we win awards for. Last year, we were awarded “Most Innovative Company of the Year” by the Freight Transport Association, in recognition of our market-leading home delivery service.

Recent improvements have meant our customers now have the freedom to choose their own specific time slot, select room of choice delivery, Track and Trace their order and even choose to Click and Collect from over 4,000 convenient locations. Find out more about our award-winning delivery service.

Award-winning home delivery from

With further improvements being made to help our customers and colleagues, we’re sure there will be more awards to come!

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Author, Adam Chard

Posted by Adam Chard in Latest News | 4 years ago

A born & raised West Countryman, now living on the Yorkshire Coast, for over 10 years Adam has been bringing home interior ideas to life at Victoria Plum. Adam’s favourite interior styles have been shaped by both urban and natural influences.

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