One of the UK’s largest and most successful suppliers of heavy building materials, Tarmac Building Products, has chosen First B2B as its strategic partner for electronic document exchange with clients and suppliers. With headquarters in the heart of England, Tarmac Building Products’ strong heritage, unrivalled expertise and nationwide presence enables it to provide a wide range of products for a variety of industries. With a focus on development and delivery of sustainable solutions,Tarmac Building Products has, and continues to have active involvement in most major UK construction projects such as The Shard, the Emirates Stadium and St Pancras Station. Tarmac Building Products has customers at the heart of its operations. Customers enjoy a reliable service, a straightforward approach, an understanding of their requirements and responsiveness to their needs. These were all values that Tarmac Building Products saw in First B2B during the selection process, which took more than three months evaluating the top eBusiness suppliers, before choosing First B2B.
Wolfgang Schulze-Zachau, IT Applications Manager at Tarmac Building Products, says: “We selected First B2B after extensive evaluation. We needed an eBusiness partner that we could trust to provide the wide range of capabilities required for us to achieve the tightest integration with our clients and suppliers. First B2B has not let us down. The service has been fast to configure, extremely reliable, responsive to our requirements and responsive to the requirements of our trading partners. First B2B continues to bring innovations in electronic document exchange for us to evaluate the benefits in our business.”
Richard Ward of First B2B says: “To win a client of the quality of Tarmac Building Products, following such an exhaustive evaluation, is an honour for First B2B. We already have a large footprint in the construction and building supplies sector. Tarmac Building Products has added significantly to that. What is great about the relationship is that whilst we continue to perform the more standard functions of the traditional EDI supplier, Tarmac Building Products works with us to expand their use of electronic document exchange always with a view to improving its business processes, which lead to improved profitability.”