Due to popular demand for our services, Sydney became our new focus with the appointment of a new Business Development Manager to manage New South Wales. As part of this growth, we also launched our new website to better cater to the ordering process. Our new website provides all customers with the ability to see our vast and forever growing range of products whilst order from anywhere with an account on the website.
2018 also saw the addition of a complete range of customisable disposable items and the introduction of a full range of premium cleaning chemicals. It is this growth that has resulted in the acquisition of some of Australia’s most iconic bars, restaurants and cafés.
Three years later it was time to move again! Upgrading our warehouse and office to over three times the former, our new location and upgraded internal ERP system (Netsuite) has enabled us to provide better customer service throughout all departments within the company.
Employing two full-time delivery drivers, a storeman and two new Business Development Managers our growth has allowed us to stock over 2000 product lines whilst catering for over 1500 regular customers throughout Victoria.
Due to rapid growth in our first year of trading hospitality supplies, it was time to upscale our warehouse, staffing and delivery team. Partnering with some of the largest manufacturers in Australia, we reached the 1000 customer mark in Q4 of 2013. The tipping point of further growth to follow.
With no more than a small office in Cheltenham, Funktion Australia branched out and created a new division within the existing business, Funktion Hospitality Supplies. With the employment of Aaron Parke as a Business Development Manager. Aarons extensive knowledge in the hospitality industry in Melbourne, combined with Funktion’s awesome approach to the consumable business, enabled us to hit the ground running in 2012 by landing some serious players in the hospitality business here in Melbourne.