Motor Industry

H.R. Owen is an internationally-renowned automotive dealer group specialising in prestige and supercars from some of the world’s finest marques.

With 10 sites in the UK handling marques as diverse as Audi and Lamborghini, Rolls-Royce and Ferrari, including the only UK site for Bugatti, H.R. Owen prides itself on excellent quality and service in every aspect of their business.

So why does this business work with Kafevend?

Mellissa Evans, Group Facilities Manager at H.R. Owen couldn’t have been clearer. “It’s the quality of service delivered by Kafevend that sets the company apart. Nothing is too much trouble. They understand the needs of our business and just deliver.”

H.R. Owen and its subsidiaries have been using Kafevend to supply their refreshment solutions across all sites for over 10 years and manage a range of hot and cold drinks machines to meet the needs of their staff and customers.

These machines deliver a wide range of drinks covering some of the biggest beverage brands such as Nesafé, PG Tips, Liptons Tea, Starburst cold drinks and Knorr Soups. But for ‘front of house’ it is vital that they deliver a quality cup of coffee to their discerning customers.

The FLAVIA machines are present in a number of the ‘after sales’ areas across the branches where customers and often their Chauffeurs bring their prized cars for services.
Mellissa confirmed, “I must get approached 10 or more times a week by vending companies wanting me to move my business. Even some of the best known high street coffee companies have approached me to put coffee shops into my sites. But Kafevend offer great machines and quality drinks with an excellent level of service - they always do what they say they’ll do - so why would I move my business?”

Is it easy to order supplies?

All of the individual dealerships within the H.R. Owen group order their own supplies for the machines. They can order through the Kafevend Online Store, a site set up exclusively for customers to enable them to purchase supplies or book a service call whenever they need to - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Or they can contact the friendly Customer Service Team who are available from 8.30am-5.00pm from Monday to Friday to ensure customers can order their drinks with ease.

Supplies are delivered within just three working days and on the rare occasion an engineer is required to service a machine, they are there within 9 business hours of making the call - and often much sooner. Kafevend Customer Service Team can also help customers specify the ideal range of drinks to serve to staff and customers based on extensive research of the
UK market carried out by their partner, Mars Drinks.

The Kafevend Experience

Kafevend’s experience in the motor trade extends across many of the UK’s largest and most prestigious groups right through to individual service centres and smaller independent car dealerships. The product portfolio is ideal for both the front of house and service and repair facilities. The outstanding quality of drink along with the technology and reliability delivered by the machines is then matched by a no-compromise attitude to delivering an unbeatable level of service on every occasion from Kafevend. This helps to ensure customer satisfaction. Kafevend are proud to work with H.R. Owen and its subsidiaries.

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