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Sarah Noakes talks to us about customer service at Shawston.

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Did you know at #Shawston we deliver 250,000 tons of products every year?  How do we do it? Well watch our High Wycombe Office Manager Sarah Noakes explain how the equivalent of 50,000 elephants are delivered in time and in full to our customers.  Spoiler: It’s got something to do with our amazing support network of experienced and knowledgeable customer …

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LinkedIn December 2021

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This post is a compilation of highlights from our LinkedIn profile for December 2021. Visit this link to join the conversation and see more of our LinkedIn activity including key sector updates, general business updates, details on our vast and varied product offering and the opportunity to meet some of our passionate employee owners. 1st December 2021 Meg Ryan, Meghan …

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Christmas Shutdown 2021

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Close 5pm Thursday 23rd December – Reopen 8am Tuesday 4th January* As a valued customer we would like to advise you we will be offering an emergency collection service over the festive period (dates detailed above), a call out charge of £100 will be applied to each order (unless we have agreed an alternative arrangement with you). Should you need any …

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Have you met MEGAN?

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Product innovation and the development of new ideas are topics that we are keen to build upon at Shawston.  The latest addition to the Shawston family is MEGAN, our new interactive online design tool. MEGAN – Mechanical Engineering Graphic with Animated Navigation has been designed especially to guide and support you in your project planning. Play around with our complete …

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Matt Lee talks to us about product range and innovation at Shawston.

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At #Shawston we have a broad product range across the Fire and Mechanical sectors. But just how broad is broad? Watch the video below where our Product Director Matt Lee talks you through our product ranges and what goes into making sure you get quality products delivered to your projects each and every time.

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Spotlight on Stock

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Our purchasing team are often compared to a swan, on the surface they are elegantly gliding through their day-to-day activities, whilst below the surface they are peddling hard navigating the choppy waters of global supply. But how easy is it to maintain a constant supply of main line products and what work goes on behind the scenes to make sure you get your products delivered …

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The Shawcast – S1 E2: Risk and Reward

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Building an Everlasting Business How and Can you Build an Everlasting Business?  Each episode in The Shawcast series Rob Davenport and Alex Gale will chat to a Shawston team mate, shareholder and other business leaders/entrepreneurs to discover how they engage, empower and encourage their employees to build a business that can be passed on through the generations.  How do you …

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Melissa East talks to us about deep stocks at Shawston.

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We talk a lot about our deep stock levels at #Shawston. We talk about them amongst ourselves and we talk to you about them too. But what actually does “deep stocks” mean and why is that so important for us all? Well Melissa East our Head of Central Purchasing took time out of her busy schedule to talk us through why deep stocks …

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Talking to… John Blackburn

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A master of process with a well-established background in the building products industry and a passion for an empowered culture. Our new Group Managing Director, John Blackburn, felt like a natural fit for the Shawston team. But what exactly attracted John to join the Shawston family?  And now that he’s taken over the reins and is running the day-to-day operations, …

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LinkedIn May 2021

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This post is a compilation of highlights from our LinkedIn profile for May 2021. Visit this link to join the conversation and see more of our LinkedIn activity including key sector updates, general business updates, details on our vast and varied product offering and the opportunity to meet some of our passionate employee owners. 25th May 2021 Zig Ziglar once …