Hutton's Adjusts to Meet Customer Demand

By MarEx 2013-06-04 09:21:00

Customer service and meeting fast-moving international deadlines are at the heart of a head office reorganisation by Hutton's, the UK's leading ship supplier.

Hutton's has developed a centralised Customer Services department at its headquarters in Hull.

Bringing together staff skilled in sales, accounts and client liaison, Hutton's highly trained and knowledgeable Customer Services team will assist all its customers with any sales or technical enquiries they may have. They are able to respond to enquiries relating to any UK delivery location or port as well as handling orders for offshore industry clients based in Norway or the North Sea.

Hutton's Customer Services department can be reached by dialling just one telephone number or sending one email, making it quick and easy to reach  – +44 (0)1482 324093 or email:

The reorganisation comes as a result of feedback from customers who expressed a desire to simplify the order process. Alex Taylor, Hutton's Managing Director, explained: "At Hutton's we are constantly developing our services and product range to ensure we meet the highest expectations of our customers. We are very responsive to customers' needs as well as being at the forefront of ship supply industry developments.

"This new department will simplify the ordering process and ensure quotes are handled quickly and accurately. We know our customers already see us as a one-stop-shop for their ship supply needs and we believe they will appreciate this streamlining of services."

Hutton's has been providing its quality services to ships calling at UK ports for more than 180 years. Today the company boasts first-class facilities and a fleet of state-of-the-art climate controlled vehicles which deliver a full range of provisions and technical products to international customers via all the major UK ports.

Investments in the latest technology, additional warehousing and modular freezers have enabled us to further increase the range of products we hold on stock. Hutton's is now able to offer our customers a wide selection of products including ethnic foods, particularly Scandinavian, and specialist items.

Hutton's also specialises in the supply of marine and offshore medical supplies, offering a management service for vessel medical supplies to ensure stocks are maintained at safe levels, any expired medicines are removed promptly, and onboard medical stores meet SOLAS, IMO and Flag State requirements.

Hutton's comprehensive branch network provides logistic solutions through its nationwide network of warehouses and transport fleets. These include storage, distribution, and a full logistics service for international shipping and the handling of spares and goods in transit.

The company is developing fast, particularly in the Offshore sector where it is supplying customers involved in all aspects of the offshore renewables and windfarm sectors.

Alex Taylor said: "We are dedicated to providing cost effective and timely ship supply solutions and our approach is very much appreciated by our worldwide clients."

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