Certs Energy, the largest independent fuel and lubricant distributors in the UK, with more than 500 Gulf branded forecourts and serving 1,200 service stations, has tied up with the Scottish Grocers Federation in a arrangement that sees all of the company’s 24 Scottish forecourts become SGF members.
“Being involved with the SGF will enable us to gain invaluable knowledge across a wide range of areas including new technologies, health and safety and security.” said Colin Levy, retail operations manager, Certas Energy.
“This will not only benefit our own forecourt operation but allow us to share best practices and market intelligence with Gulf dealers across the UK.”
“At the SGF chief executive Pete Cheema said: “We know how important forecourt retailing is to the future of the independent convenience store industry in Scotland. We are delighted to launch this highly innovative partnership with Certas Energy and we look forward to welcoming our new forecourt retailing colleagues on board.”
SGF currently has a membership of over 3000 stores. Members includes all the major symbol groups and co-ops currently operating in Scotland.