UK Enterprise Awards 2018

SME NEWS / UK Enterprise Awards 2018 65 , Founded in 1974, over the years CLF Packaging has steadily grown to become one of the leading providers of bespoke packaging in East Anglia and the Midlands. Today the firm offers a vast array of stock and serve facilities to a wide customer base. In 2002 the company went through a Management Buy Out, which was quickly followed by the purchase of a further packaging business, Box Wise Ltd based in Essex, thus establishing the CLF Group. Jon explores the firm’s mission and how it works to achieve this drawing on its vast industry experience and innovative approach to packaging and client services. “Here at CLF Packaging our mission is to provide an exceptional service in the stock management of corrugated packaging together with associated products coupled with on-demand deliveries. Our varied supplier portfolio enables us to offer a versatile bespoke product, coupled with our tailored customer service facility and supported by our extensive knowledge and experience. “Additionally, CLF Packaging’s flexible approach to individual requirements of our customers means that we help solve packaging problems irrespective of the type of product. We use bespoke software that allows us to monitor stock, provides traceability over all transactions and produces real time reports.” Company: CLF Packaging Contact: Jon Blackbourn Address: Orchard House, Heath Road, Huntingdon, PE28 2UW, UK Phone: 01487 823222 Website: CLF Packaging is one of the leading providers of bespoke packaging in the Midlands and South East England. We spoke to Jon Blackbourn to find out more. Best Bespoke Packaging Solutions Company 2018 It is this client focused approach to packaging that has led the firm to the success it enjoys today, as Jon highlights. “Fundamentally, it is our level of customer service that really makes CLF Packaging stand out against our competitors. Our dedicated team is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction. We are of course delighted to have won this award, and we are extremely proud of every member of our valued team who have enabled us to achieve this.” Overall, CLF Packaging has achieved incredible success since inception, and moving forward this is set to continue as it seeks to continue to enhance its solutions and grow to support an even wider range of clients, as Jon is proud to conclude. “Recently we have introduced new team members to the CLF Packaging family, and we have also invested in further warehousing capacity enabling us to move the business onto the next level. Thanks to these developments we firmly believe that the future for CLF Packaging is very promising.” CLF Packaging UKE180057