Villeroy & Boch has announced a new national distribution partnership with Abacus, which will commence on 01 August 2019.
The appointment will reportedly enable Villeroy & Boch to further enhance its position in the UK, said to be a key market for the bath and wellness manufacturer.
Graham Bayley, Director for Villeroy & Boch, commented: “We believe that working closely with Abacus and linking with their own manufacturing strengths along with the planning and design services they offer will give our complete network new opportunities.
“Abacus already has developed very strong internal process such as their highly modern and fully automated order processing systems and their online dealer portal. Further commitment in the development of new dedicated warehousing and introduction of our products into their “onsite” training and development centre will allow dealers to visit and view our ranges.”
The partnership follows eight years of support from Ideal Bathrooms who will exit the brand in the coming weeks. Villeroy & Boch has said it is committed to ensuring that a smooth transition period takes place in the coming months and will to continue to maintain the highest service levels in the market.
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