Service Provider Offering
The Kite Group includes our Major Accounts business, focusing on large users requiring mostly bespoke packaging with supply solutions including stock and serve, JIT, direct line feed through to vendor managed packaging. Many of our Major Accounts are multi-site, with delivery addresses throughout the UK. This service is provided to businesses spending more than £30,000 a year on packaging, or placing a minimum order value of £3,000.
Pan European Solutions
Kite is a member of KOBRA, a pan-European alliance of like-minded independent packaging distributors. KOBRA's aim is to offer multi-sited European customers a single European packaging solution, with 26 sites across Europe, €20 million stock and significant purchasing power from an extensive network of suppliers.
Packaging Regulation Compliance
Kite provides a bespoke service to help you calculate your obligation under the Producer Responsibility Obligation (Packaging Waste) Regulations. In addition we also run our own Compliance Scheme for these Regulations, Kite Environmental Solutions.
Kitepackaging.co.uk is the online division of the Kite Packaging Group, with:
Our customers include individuals placing a one-off order through to businesses buying large quantities of standard product on a regular basis.
Kite is unusual in that it is wholly-owned by its employees. The majority of employees are share holders.
Kite believes that service is not just important to our customers - it is critical!... and service matters so much more when you own the business.
Kite Packaging holds both the ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 awards. These standards, for environmental responsibility and quality, are a demonstration of our commitment to improving the service we provide.
To view an electronic copy of our latest certificates please click the links below:
Kite Packaging is committed to minimising our impact on the Environment. From maximising the use of recycled and recyclable materials in our products, using suppliers who recognise their environmental responsibilities to minimising waste we take a proactive approach to supporting our environment.
We are the only Packaging Company to run a Compliance Scheme for the packaging Regulations and were one of the first packaging organisations to be accredited with ISO 14001:2004.
Kite Packaging prides itself on operating to the highest ethical standards. Following the recent introduction of the Bribery Act we now require all our suppliers to confirm our policy in relation to the Bribery Act (download supplier letter).
Kite Branch Operations Terms & Conditions
Our terms and conditions of sale can be downloaded here >>
Kite Packaging was founded from scratch in 2001 with a unique focus. Our vision was to be the premier packaging suppliers in the UK with a philosophy of employee-ownership. Kite is entirely owned by its employees & we strongly believe that customer satisfaction matters so much more when you own the business.
Kite's core branch business, focusing on large users of packaging with largely bespoke packaging products and supply requirements has grown substantially over the years. Kite also has an online division, supplying stock products to both business and consumers via the internet, as well as a Compliance division for the packaging regulations.
Our objective is to provide outstanding service across all of our businesses.