Motorists will have a much more visible choice as to whether they want to support a new Kiwi company when they fill up over the summer holidays as the Z Energy rollout spreads quickly across the country.
More than 40 formerly Shell retail service station sites have already been rebranded as Z, with the remaining 170 sites across the country due for completion by the middle of 2012.
Z Energy’s General Manager of Retail, Mark Forsyth, said the choice of supporting a Kiwi company would be clearer this summer, with the Z brand being much more visible for travellers.
“Customers choosing to support Z will experience the brand through our guaranteed forecourt service between 10 and 5pm every day, the opportunity to help choose which community projects receive more than $1 million in support over the next year and a much-improved high quality coffee and food offer, not to mention our famous pies and cupcakes in many of the new Z sites,” he said.
Mark said as the rollout spread across the country, Z was continuing to actively seek customer feedback.
“We’re delighted with the feedback we’re getting from our customers. It’s clear that this industry had become complacent and needed a good shake up. The feedback from our customers makes us all the more committed to listening and continuing to earn their support and loyalty.
“We’d love our customers to tell us what they think of their Z experience this Christmas holiday, either through www.z.co.nz, www.facebook.com/zenergynz or through our interactive ‘A to Z’ screens which are progressively being rolled out as sites receive the new shop offer.
“Z is at the start of a long journey and listening to what our customers tell us is at the heart of us continuing to improve.”
Mark said around 3,500 would be employed nationwide over the rebrand and refit programme and he thanked all of the local contractors for their hard work and professionalism in safely running the Z rollout programme.
Z customers will also continue to receive double Fly Buys until the end of the year at both Shell and Z-branded sites.
To see when Z is coming to a town near you visit www.z.co.nz.