Jangro opts for Peter Grant Papers
12 May 2011
After examining the options in the market, distributor consortium Jangro has selected Peter Grant Papers as one of its four preferred suppliers of paper products.
The agreement, which is for two years with an option to roll into a third, is for the provision of a wide range of Peter Grant Papers’ away from home paper products, including centrefeeds, toilet rolls, white hand towels, facial tissues, coreless toilet rolls and bulk pack 1 ply.
Jangro named Peter Grant Papers one of its preferred suppliers because of the combination of the breadth of the company’s product range, its customer service and competitive pricing.
“With regard to the product ranges Peter Grant Papers will be supplying, the company set itself apart through the combination of its offer,” explained Neil Stephenson, Purchasing Manager at Jangro’s head office. “In addition, the company’s own paper mill in Lancaster underpins their ability to deliver and they even have a number of environmentally friendly initiatives that are very important to our customers.”
Peter Grant Papers is environmentally responsible, viewing the issues involved holistically. As a consequence the company works with its suppliers to help them achieve the relevant accreditations and has itself the stamp of approval of the FSC, Corrugated Recycles, the Environment Agency and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative.
“Service is extremely important to us,” explained Peter Grant Papers sales and marketing director, Paul Weddle. “Our customers need to be able to depend on us to deliver what they need on time, every time. With our own paper mill and paper processing plant in Telford we are able to insulate our customers from the vagaries and fluctuations prevalent in the global paper market. We also put the time and energy into understanding the needs and preferences of our customers’ customers; every Jangro member can rely on us to help them achieve their goals.”
Jangro comprises 41 members. With a turnover in excess of £100 million, it is the largest independent janitorial group in the country. It members serve the janitorial, contract cleaning, hospitality and institutional sectors, the latter including schools and colleges.
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