Distribution watch

24 November, 2006
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Jiffy Trucks provide a large range of hot and cold snack delivery vehicles. Our customer base contains a selection of local bakery groups situated all across the country.
The principle behind the vans is for bakers to sell their produce directly to customers at the work place - low rise office blocks and industrial estates are ideal. Workers can grab a snack on their doorstep.Our newest model, Jiffy Café 247 is based on the Toyota Dyna 300 chassis. Over two years of research, design, development and testing have preceded the introduction of this new model.It has a chilled display cooled by a blown air system (which also has a 240v backup to eliminate the need for overnight de-stocking), with a capacity of 280 sandwiches, snacks, salads, fruit and so on. There are also bottle and can racks fitted.The blown air hot section provides temperature controlled display for over 180 pasties or other savouries on stainless racking. A rack of gastronorm trays holds sausages and bacon or peas and beans for serving with pies or jacket potatoes.This newest addition to the range also includes a Bean-to-Cup hot beverage machine. There are also washing facilities, illumination for those dark mornings and radio speakers fitted. Takings are generally between £300-500 a day, using about £15 of diesel. Charles Cooper is sales manager of Jiffy TrucksEach month British Baker speaks to an industry insider about developments in distribution



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