Scottish independent builders merchant Beatsons Building Supplies Limited has won two merchanting awards presented by buying group National Merchant Buying Society.
The four-depot builders merchant received the Independent Builders Merchant of the Year 2011 as voted for by their customers and the award for the I love independents Day Challenge Winner 2011. The “I love independents Day Challenge” was awarded for the company that had the best promotion of the advantages of trading with an independent builders merchant to the trade and general public.
I Love Independents is NMBS’ marketing campaign to help promote independent builders merchants and to help those independents promote themselves to their customers and suppliers.
The awards were presented to Beatsons financial director Mark Northway by Chris Hayward, NMBS managing director at the NMBS annual Dinner dance at the Grosvenor House in London.
John Marshall, managing director of Beatsons Building Supplies, said “I am delighted to win these two prestigious awards. I would like to thank all of our customers who voted for us. We will continue to promote the benefits of using your local independent builders merchant, at Beatsons we have a great range of products at competitive prices, knowledgeable staff and customer service that I believe is second to none.”