AGAINST strong competition, Redditch family business Oakland International secured Highly Commended at the National Red Ribbon Awards held at Wembley Stadium in London last Friday (July 15) in The Innovation Award category for their specialist Distress Load Management Service.
Oakland International CEO, Dean Attwell, stated: “As a family business receiving Highly Commended in The Innovation Award is fantastic, and firmly places the spotlight on Oakland’s forward thinking culture, commitment and passion for embracing new and innovative technologies which has ensured we remain competitive whilst reducing food losses significantly for our customers throughout our partner networks.”
The Red Ribbon Awards celebrate the best of British family businesses by acknowledging their contribution financially to the UK economy as sustainable, responsible local businesses and employers.
A multi temperature supply chain specialist, Oakland International supplies UK and Irish retail, wholesale, discount and convenience markets from their UK and Ireland facilities. Oakland continues to refine and innovate to help lead the way in industry change.