D – On the invitation of Halfar, twelve members of the British distributor network, Galpeg, visited the company location of the bag specialists in Bielefeld from November 27-29, 2017. Galpeg was established ten years ago and comprises of a dozen independent entrepreneurs – called “Associates” – whereby the Galpeg headquarters in High Barnet is responsible for the majority of the administration. In spite of all Brexit discussions, the group maintains close relations to suppliers on the European mainland.
On-site in Bielefeld the visitors were given a detailed insight into the production and portfolio of the bag specialists. Participating in the Welcome Home Tour, which stopped off at Halfar on November 29 and which featured nine leading German suppliers presenting their products, was a further highlight. A visit to the City Centre of Bielefeld including the Christmas market and a joint dinner rounded off the supporting programme. “It was such a beneficial trip, both in terms of strengthening relationships and learning more about how well-placed Halfar is to assist us from a service perspective,” stressed Galpeg Director, Paul Green. “The Halfar team really went out of their way with their hospitality.”