Courier and delivery franchise Speedy Freight are particularly excited having been shortlisted for the Franchisor of the Year Award, the ultimate award in UK franchising that demonstrates passion and commitment to ethical franchising, as well as one of their franchisees, Steve Morris, being shortlisted for the Multi-unit accolade in the franchisee categories, owning numerous franchise systems in the south west of England.
Mike Smith, Managing Director for Speedy Freight, stated: “We are very much looking forward to the awards. It’s fantastic for us to know our approach to franchising has been recognised by the association. We like to do things properly and we’re proud of that. We always put the franchisee and customers at the forefront of the company’s vision, and operate a model that is hugely successful.”
Steve Morris, who owns numerous Speedy Freight franchises, including the Southampton, Portsmouth and Bournemouth, among others, stated:
“I am thrilled to have been shortlisted for multi-unit franchisee. My Speedy Freight journey started in 2015 and has grown and developed significantly. I am passionate about the business vision and alongside my dedicated team, through first-class customer service, have been able to expand my operation across multiple territories with backing from the support centre.”
The awards evening is a celebration of ethical franchising and entrepreneurial excellence in the industry.
Pip Wilkins, CEO of the British Franchising Association (bfa), congratulated the company: “For Speedy Freight to get one nomination in the franchisor categories, and one in the franchisee arena is proof positive that the company is excelling in the industry.” “I wish them the best of luck on the evening.”
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By Emma Lumley