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Regional Distribution Centre Contact Details
Kite’s Regional Distribution Centre based in Sittingbourne covers Kent, South London, and surrounding areas. The RDC is lead by, Simon Till (Commercial Manager), Stephanie Dare (Purchasing Manager) and headed up by Ib Schjotz-Pedersen (Managing Partner).
Kite’s Sittingbourne RDC main emphasis is to bring the best solutions to our customers covering environmental impact and bespoke packaging solutions. Creating savings and providing support to achieve best practises regarding Packaging Regulations.
Kite aim to be the leading packaging distributor across the UK with its multi-site capabilities, high service level, project management and access to a vast range of competitively priced packaging product.
Kite Packaging is looking to expand its Sittingbourne RDC with an additional Business Development Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for a BDM to join a dynamic RDC team in an exciting, employee-owned organisation. The RDC operates in Kent and South London.
The role will mainly generate new business and will also account manage a small group of current key accounts and the customers you bring to the business.
We are looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic person. The candidate must:
Experience working in a packaging based or industrial sales environment is helpful but most of all we want to see ambition, drive and enthusiasm.
In return, we will offer you the opportunity to work with some of the most experienced and skilled people in our industry. You will be joining an organisation that has grown from zero to a major national player and where the energy and enthusiasm of the team is infectious.
Interested in applying? Click here to see full description.
A Kent based existing customer to Kite wanted to reduce their packaging spend without reducing their 22+ corrugated SKU’s. As each product was bespoke we had a tough challenge on our hands. After reviewing how, and the type of products, they pack we were able to offer the following;
This task had an annual cost saving of approximately £20,000 to the customer, increased the number of cartons per pallet thus reducing the number of pallets held on the shelf. Further savings were achieved via the Packaging Regulations obligations due to the above reductions.
Based in Kent, and with close links to the M2 and A2, Kite’s Sittingbourne Regional Distribution Centre is within close proximity to London, Croydon, Maidstone and Caterbury. Please refer to the map to the left for a visual guide.
Take the A3211, A1203 and A102, and continue on to the A2. Continue on to the M2 and at Junction 5 take the A249 exit to Sittingbourne/Sheerness. Keep left at the fork and merge on to Maidstone Rd/A249, then take the B2005 exit toward Iwade/Kernsley/Grovehurst. Take the 3rd exit on the roundabout, then follow the signs on to Swale Way, then on to Castle Road. Take the third exit on to Gas Road, turn left and Kite Packaging will be on the left.
Get on the A256, and take the 1st exit on the roundabout on to Townwall St/A20. Continue to follow the A20 and at the roundabout take the second exit onto Jubilee Way/A2. Take the second exit on to the A2, and then the third exit to stay on the A2 and continue to follow for approximately eight miles. Turn right on to Murston Road and go through one roundabout, continue on to Church Road, turn left on to Dolphin Road and then right on to Castle Road. At the roundabout take the first exit on to Gas Road, turn left and Kite Packaging will be on your left.
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History & ethos
Founded from scratch in 2001 with a unique vision - to be the premier packaging suppliers in the UK with a philosophy of employee-ownership.
Bespoke products and services are available to customers requiring large quantities and spending over £30,000 a year or £3,000 an order on packaging.