Frequently Asked Questions

1. How many stores do Booths have?
28 located throughout the North of England.

2. Where do you deliver our product?
Products are mainly delivered to one of the following addressess, however, some products are delivered direct to stores.

Ambient Distribution
Bluebell Distribution Centre
Bluebell Way
Ribbleton
Preston
Lancashire
PR2 5PY
Fresh Food Distribution
Bluebell Fresh Food Centre
Bluebell Way
Ribbleton
Preston
Lancashire
PR2 5PY
Frozen Distribution
James Hall & Co. Ltd
SPAR Distribution Centre
Bowland View
Preston
Lancashire
PR2 5QT
Booths Riversway
Chain Caul Way
Ashton-On-Ribble
Preston
Lancashire
PR2 2YL

3. Do you insist on ‘CHEP’ pallets?
We accept CHEP blue pallets (UK, Euro,1/2 Euro), EUR stamped white Euro pallets, LPR (logistic packaging return) pallets, IPP (International pallet pool) pallets.

4. How would I receive orders from Booths?
We use Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).  There may be possible exceptions to this in which orders would then be faxed.

5. What are your payment terms?
Booths pay at the end of the Month following the invoice date.

6. Do products have to be barcoded?
Yes, we only sell barcoded products, naturally there will be exceptions for loose fruit and veg and counter products.  For information on barcodes please follow the link www.simplybarcodes.net

7. Shall I send samples?
Samples will only be required on Meet the Buyer Day, however please include a photograph of your product as part of your application.

8. How long will it be before I hear back about my applications?
We will answer you within 10 working days of your applications – it will often be sooner.

9. Will I be expected to promote my product?
Promotions dramatically increase sales volume and therefore suppliers are encouraged to promote by our trading team.  Our experience shows that the sales volume increase justifies the support invested to pass on deals to our customers.

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