As a supplier to essential services Burns & Ferrall has been allowed to keep core functions operational during the lockdown period, namely warehouse distribution and the service department.
Burns & Ferrall have activated its disaster recovery plan to enable access to its I.T and phone systems allowing all back office departments to work remotely from home. It has also been requested by supermarkets and District Health Boards to remain on call and able to dispatch products for essential services.
The company is making sure the morale of its team remains positive, to keep employees and customers engaged Burns & Ferrall have started #showusyouroffice, reminding Kiwis that the leading foodservice equipment company has you covered today, and is ready for the new normal after lockdown.
The innovative heart of hospitality, Burns & Ferrall has also been praised for its community help during the Covid-19 crisis. The company heard about a freezer issue at a local care home and didn’t hesitate to help.
Bupa Gladys Care Home needed a freezer to store the extra frozen food provisions it had been supplied to get the home through lockdown. Burns & Ferrall loaned the home a very large 150kg freezer for as long as the facility needs it.
Burns & Ferrall has also been busy supplying Accor hotels with packaging solutions to assist with the isolation Hotels accommodating those visitors form overseas or returning New Zealanders.
More positive news for the company comes in the form of a sneak peak at its brand new showroom. The showroom is complete and awaiting post lockdown where the company can officially open this amazing space to the industry.
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From humble beginnings in 1948 to an iconic commercial and domestic kitchen company, Burns & Ferrall has an established reputation for customer service excellence and product support that is second to none.