Peter Vardy's 3 Vauxhall Dealerships are named the top 3 dealerships in the UK by Vauxhall.
The Peter Vardy Annual Ball saw the coming together of suppliers, partners, friends and colleagues for a night to recognise and celebrate both individual and group successes. The event is held yearly and sees all departments and branches of the group to mark everyone's efforts for the year. It was held this year at the Corn Exchange in Edinburgh. The highlight of the event was the award ceremony which recognises the efforts of colleagues and branches within the organisation who are outstanding in their field. Recognition is one of the core values of Peter Vardy and these awards represent a critical part.
See some our winners below:
Company Star: Ginny McKinnie
Dealership Of The Year: Motherwell
Department Of The Year: Motherwell Used Cars
Service Person Of The Year: Cliff Nairn
Sales Person Of The Year: Al Edwards
The ball was a fantastic success for all concerned not just those fortunate enough to win awards.
Peter Vardy opens a new preparation centre in Livingston allowing for more efficient processes that passes savings directly onto the customers. The facility and team mean that all cars will receive the highest level of preparation as they pass through the 114 point Peter Vardy check.
Peter Vardy Vauxhall has clinched the top two places at the carmaker's Chairman's Circle league which ranks more than 400 dealerships in the UK. The group was also able to announce a 35% Year on Year increase in sales. Peter Vardy's Perth operation also made 6th place.
These rankings are covering the first half of 2009 and are awarded on overall performance based on several criteria including customer satisfaction, retail sales and parts sales. The judging also includes a mystery shop to grade a dealership's sales and aftersales performance.
"The Vauxhall franchises have seen remarkable sales growth this year and our BMW and MINI dealerships have also performed extremely well despite some of the challenges that the industry is facing" Peter Vardy.
The Peter Vardy Foundation is launched September 2009. The company pledged to donate 10% of profits to the foundation.
Group Chief Executive Peter Vardy said "When we opened for business in Scotland three years ago, we were determined that Peter Vardy would be a company that did things differently for the benefit of customers, staff and the wider community.