Wolseley UK Integrated Services gains partnership in Carlisle

Published:  04 November, 2011

CARLISLE: Wolseley UK Integrated Services has a five-year contract with Riverside Property Services to procure materials for 6000 homes in the Carlisle area.

The new contract was set up through a procurement framework which identified that an integrated stores hub could save Riverside up to 30% on Riverside material costs and efficiency savings.

Riverside Property Services manager Pam Birks said: "Riverside has a commitment to investing in the 6,000 homes it manages in the Carlisle district. With an anticipated 2.5m spend on planned maintenance, repairs and improvements each year, this five-year partnership with Wolseley UK Integrated Services to procure materials and will ensure value for money is obtained for local tenants."

Andrew Harnick, regional trading manager for Wolseley UK Integrated Services, said: "The partnership with Riverside will deliver a bespoke service for the management of stores, people and stock in Carlisle and will have a huge impact achieving smart solutions, efficiency and cost savings."

Sign Up

For the Builders' Merchants News enewsletter.

In the spotlight

Recruitment

Builders Merchants Vacancies – UK Wide

We work closely with the National and Large Independent Builders Merchants as well as Manufacturers & Distributors. We have vacancies all over the UK for those who work within the Building Supplies sector.

Guest Blog by Simon Damp

Is DIY a lost art?

As time goes by, the art of do-it-yourself when it comes to activities around the home and garden is fast becoming more and more of a lost art.