What is a National Customer?
The variety of products that we stock makes it easy for us to service contract groups and franchise organisations. Countrywide distributors assist contract customers in managing overall food and food-related item costs, freight and accounts. They provide fast and efficient stock replenishment and maintain regular reporting on numerous facets such as stock movements and KPI’s. We promote the development of strong partnering relationships with our contract customers through our high standard of professional service. From a National Contracts perspective, Countrywide services in excess of 1,800 locations, supplies over 3,000 SKU’s from over 300 suppliers and processes more than 170,000 invoices p.a. to the below National Customers.
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SUBWAY® is a privately held American fast food restaurant franchise that primarily sells submarine sandwiches (subs) and salads. SUBWAY® is one of the fastest-growing franchises in the world and, as of June 2017, has approximately 45,000 stores located in more than 100 countries. The first store opened in Australia in 1988 and today there are more than 1460 stores across the country. It is the largest single-brand restaurant chain and the largest restaurant operator in the world.
Countrywide has been in partnership with SUBWAY® since 2015 and proudly service over 1275 restaurants in NSW, VIC, QLD, ACT, SA and the NT. Countrywide supply SUBWAY® restaurants with more than 150 dry, chilled and frozen products from over 55 suppliers.
Spotless is a provider of integrated facilities with clients across Australia and New Zealand who provide services that are essential to the everyday running of their business. They deliver tailored solutions to a diverse range industry sectors including defence, education, government, healthcare, senior living, sports & venues, resources, leisure & hospitality and airports. Services they provide include Catering and Hospitality, Laundry Management, Cleaning, Security, Air-conditioning, Asset Maintenance and Facility Management.
Our partnership with Spotless commenced in 2013. We provide the food service distribution to their Catering and Hospitality sectors in all states and territories (except WA). We supply and service over 430 Spotless locations including Virgin Lounges and the famous MCG, with more than 2,600 different product line items.
Guzman Y Gomez is an Australian licensed, casual-dining Mexican taquería restaurant group. They are a rapidly growing chain who has teamed up with Google to develop a “virtual drive-through” in a bid to take on McDonald’s and “reinvent fast-food for the 21st century”. The group turns over more than $150 million a year, has 85 stores in Australia, five in Singapore and four in Tokyo, and aims to open up to 25 new locations a year, including its first US stores. Guzman Y Gomez, opened its first taquería in Newtown, Sydney in 2005 - they started with their food supply coming from one of our local Countrywide Members and have grown with Countrywide ever since. Countrywide now service/supply all their Australian restaurants with more than 170 chilled and frozen products.
The Pie Face brand, founded in 2003 in Sydney, Australia, predominantly sells various type of pies, sausage rolls and pastries all of which are handmade. By 2008, the official franchise program was launched and this created more growth for the company and in the following years more stores would open in Melbourne and Brisbane and then eventually in New Zealand, Singapore, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. In mid 2017 Pie Face were acquired by United Petroleum who immediately began working on opening Pie Face kiosks in their Service Stations.
Countrywide has been in partnership with Pie Face since the beginning and proudly service all of their Australian based stores with approximately 215 products.
SumoSalad is Australia’s healthiest fast food provider, and is on a mission to end obesity and diet related diseases in Australia. Started in 2003 by two friends in Sydney, SumoSalad has grown into almost 100 stores across Australia and internationally providing 10 million healthy meals per year. The ever changing menu reflects the seasons but is always healthy, fresh, and filling, making use of new and innovative ingredients to make sure their salads, wraps, soups, snacks and brekkie bowls pack as many nutrients and flavour as possible.