Future Growth – Merging of our Barbados distribution power houses
The Creation of Brydens Stokes
“Future Growth” is the focus for Bryden Stokes, the new entity from the merger of ANSA McAL’s three distribution companies – Brydens Distribution, Stokes and Bynoe, and A&R Tempro. The heritage of these companies is long and rich; both Brydens and Stokes & Bynoe were founded in Barbados in 1898.
A powerful management team spearheaded by a dynamic CEO, Geoffrey Evelyn, who is very experienced in the business, has been set in place to achieve this strategic vision.
Bryden Stokes is one of the largest and most diverse wholesale distributors in Barbados. BSL has three (3) business divisions: Food & Consumer, Brewery, Wine, Spirits & Tobacco, and Health & Wellness. Each Division within the company has its own management, sales and marketing structure. BSL has two (2) functioning warehouses – one located at Barbarees Hill, St.Michael with 3,915 pallets dry, 388 frozen and 505 chilled; and another at Meadow Road, Wildey, St.Michael with 1,368 pallets dry storage. With over 331 employees, over 450 brands, thousands of SKU’s; BSL is one of the largest distribution companies on the island. A major force in the distribution industry BSL, employs over 70 sales persons with a fleet of 20 route sales trucks which service the length and breadth of Barbados.
The company imports a vast assortment of goods ranging from medical supplies, to, household products and to vintage wines, purchased from a global network of suppliers including sources as far as New Zealand, Colombia, Mexico and Turkey. They continue to cast their nets wider, to meet the increasingly sophisticated needs of local consumers at the most competitive price. They also provide a critical outlet for local and regionally manufactured products.
The new structure focuses on bringing an unparalleled degree of experience and expertise to the key markets which they operate, comprising Health & Wellness, Food & Consumer, Brewery, Wine and Spirits. Their route to market offers a dedicated service to each channel of business, recognizing the needs and requirements of a diverse customer base, including separate teams for the hotel and restaurant industry, supermarkets, convenience stores, minimarts, pharmacies and health care institutions and a network of wholesalers and trucks servicing hundreds of small shops and bars across Barbados.
Watch this space for further information on Bryden Stokes Ltd.
BSL prides itself on being the very best corporate citizen. Known for its charitable donations to the community, BSL has touched the hearts of less fortunate Barbadians for several years with this impact felt all across different levels of Barbadian society. The company has been a proud sponsor of several sporting groups over the years ranging from cricket, football, volleyball, darts, netball and dominoes to name a few.
We have the Brands you love, powered by three divisions. Here are some of our top brands.
Anchor, Brunswick, Roberts, Procter & Gamble, Unilever and Reckitt Benckiser
Benson & Hedges , Embassy , Hennessy, Grey Goose, Carib, Stag, Heineken, Bacardi, Martini & Rossi, Moet & Chandon, Monster and others.
Pfizer, Servier, Astrazeneca, Roche, Medtronic, American Hospital Supply Inc., Bayer CHC, Pelegrina Medical Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim, Sol-Millennium and Galderma
Bryden Stokes Ltd
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