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Company History

VIP works closely with retail, reseller and system builder customers to understand their individual needs and strategic business focus: then offers a personalised service to fulfill these requirements.

A proactive team of pre-sales, sales and customer service representatives are on hand to recommend products and offer a bespoke service to its partners; many customers also trade online. The VIP website offers more than just ordering functionality, it allows customers to manage their account; use guided customer service and returns processes; conduct advanced searches; and use quick ordering tools.

Achievements

  • 2014

    • VIP Computers Benelux celebrates 15 years trading.
    • VIP Computers Spain office celebrates 10 years trading.
  • 2013

    • VIP Computer Group open new warehouse facility in Warrington.
  • 2012

    • New 40,000 square feet warehouse facility at Warrington Head Office.
  • 2011

    • VIP Computers launched new corporate website and identity with the motto – “Delivering Value in Distribution”.
    • VIP Computers opened offices in Dubai and Miami.
    • VIP Computers Group acquires CMS Computers.
  • 2009

    • New brand office opened in Romania.
    • VIP Computers launched new website.
  • 2008

    • VIP appointed distributor of Sapphire Graphics Cards.
  • 2006

    • VIP appointed distibutor of Toshiba notebook Harddisks.
  • 2005

    • VIP appointed distibutor of Octigen products.
    • VIP won Computer Trade Shopper Distributor of the Year 2005 and Customer Service Award 2005.
    • VIP reached a group turnover of almost €300 million.
    • VIP appointed distributor of NEC Opticals.
    • VIP launched new online shop and XML services.
    • VIP lanch new corporate identity and appointed distributor for Mustek & Octigen.
  • 2004

    • VIP awarded Computer Trade Shopper Distributor of the Year 2004.
    • VIP appointed distributor of Asus & Peak, group turnover €234 million.
  • 2003

    • VIP awarded Computer Trade Shopper Distributor of the Year 2003 and Best Distributor Website 2003.
    • VIP opened offices in Spain and Taiwan and appointed AMD Associate Distributor.
    • VIP appointed distributor of LG Optical products.
  • 2002

    • VIP relocated to 6,000 square meter distribution centre in Warrington, Cheshire.
    • Invested in Warehouse Management System.
    • Group turnover €190 million.
  • 2001

    • Awarded Best Broadline distributor by the PC Association.
  • 2000

    • Increased warehouse capacity to 34,000 square foot.
    • Group turnover €180 million.
  • 1999

    • Opened office in Benelux.
    • Launched VIP Online Shop for UK.
    • Achieved group turnover €143 million.
  • 1997

    • Relocated to 28,000 square foot warehouse.
    • Turnover €108 million.
  • 1995

    • 100% year on year growth achieved.
    • Turnover €56 million.
  • 1990

    • VIP Computers is established.
    • First year turnover €375,000.

Vendor Portfolio

VIP Benelux is extremely focused on the brands within its product portfolio. The company selected brands which are reliable and produce good profits to the reseller. VIP builds close relationships with vendor partners to ensure the very best product and service for customers.