Michelle Maskaly//March 5, 2013//
Michelle Maskaly //March 5, 2013//
Phillips Pet Food & Supplies acquired Royal Pet Supplies allowing the Pennsylvania-based company to offer customers a full portfolio of products including full-line aquatics, Blaine Phillips said in a letter sent to customers today.
“The primary objective of this new venture is to continue to build a best-in-class distribution network that will give our customer’s unprecedented service,” Phillips said. “The integration of the companies will allow us to learn from each other, focus on the strengths of each and combine the best practices of both organizations to form strategic alliances with the vendor, ourselves, you and your customers.”
Both organizations will operating in the same manner as they have with Gary Nocera, the Royal sales team and drivers continuing to support customers.
“As we work to integrate and consolidate our organizations, we will keep you advised of pending changes,” Phillips told customers in the letter. “Phillips will be able to offer increased sales support, inventory management, and a variety of other services. Our combined product portfolio will provide you with access to a large variety of pet related items and services allowing you to keep your inventory fresh, in stock, and up to date with the newest brands.”
Phillips Pet Food & Supplies has distribution facilities in Easton, Pa.; Taunton, Mass.; Spartanburg, S.C.; Plant City, Fla.; Clyde, Ohio and Indianapolis, Ind. while Royal Pet Supplies have operations in Brentwood, N.Y. and Pompano Beach, Fla.