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Newey & Eyre scores a perfect ten for performance with contractors

According to a new survey, leading electrical wholesaler, Newey & Eyre has been revealed as the UK’s top performing distributor for providing an added value service to the large contracting market.

Newey & Eyre scores a perfect ten for performance with contractors

The latest independent report by the UK’s leading research body for the construction and building services sector, BSRIA, was recently commissioned by 16 of the UK’s most influential M&E contractors in order to gauge a greater insight into the performance of key suppliers within the mechanical and electrical sectors.

Focusing on the lighting category, distributors and manufacturers were evaluated against a tough criteria of key performance indicators (KPIs), covering everything from performance to specification, the provision of technical information and lighting design.

Widely considered the key requirement of any distributor, Newey & Eyre outperformed all others in the ‘added value’ category, receiving the highest score from respondents, with a substantial third scoring a ‘perfect ten’. As further testament to the company’s service levels, an additional third also commended Newey & Eyre branches and their approach to project management as excellent.

Chris Gibson, sales director at Newey & Eyre comments: "This extremely positive feedback clearly demonstrates how much we have progressed as a business over recent years. The daily demands of the modern building environment mean that larger contracts can be a major challenge and require the electrical wholesaler to clearly demonstrate added value and help customers to mitigate their risk and costs. Recognising this, we have invested significant resources into perfecting our project capabilities, in order to go far beyond the traditional remit of the electrical wholesaler and provide an exceptional service, which can really add value for the customer and ultimately their clients.

"We pride ourselves on our unrivalled ability when it comes to larger contracts and it is fantastic to receive recognition for this. It is a great credit to our teams in the branches whose focus and skills have delivered these consistent levels of high performance and I am confident we will be receiving more ‘perfect tens’ going forward."

BSRIA's engineering, technical and market research experts provide independent, objective and practical help in design, construction and occupancy of the built environment. A member association with more than 50 years experience, BSRIA supports industry through advice, testing, instruments, research and guidance to promote energy and water efficiency, best practice in construction and effective operation of buildings.

Newey & Eyre is one of the key trading brands of Rexel UK Limited. The Rexel group, with global 2008 pro forma sales of 13.7 billion Euros from 2,400 outlets in 34 countries, is the market leader in electrical wholesale in the UK, as well as holding number one or number two positions in 24 countries.

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