Purchasing Cooperative Victoria Trading
Victoria Trading is a Purchase organization of seven foodservice businesses in the Netherlands. Since July 2nd 2013, Albron, de Efteling, FFC (Franchise Friendly Concepts), HMSHost (Schiphol Catering), La Place, Vermaat Group and Total have combined their forces in purchasing of products, services and logistics. The purpose of the co-operation is to get better value for money, increasing efficiency, innovation and intensify Corporate Social Responsibility. The joint purchasing volume of the Victoria Trading members amounts to over € 300 million.
Co-operation for economical and sustainable results
The economies of scale which will be achieved through the co-operation will lead to better value for money for the jointly purchased products and services, more efficiency and innovation. Besides the purchase of food products, also the knowledge in the area of logistics, non food and facility services are bundled and the members cooperate in product development. As a result of the collaboration, the six members of Victoria Trading can provide their guests a high quality and permanent attractively priced assortment. Also sustainable initiatives can be accelerated, focussing on the sustainability of the food business.