The last 12 months has been a very busy and productive year for Freefoam Building Products’ New Build Department. The number of new homes being built in the UK continues to grow, with reports showing a 55% increase in the last five years, with strong performance in the Midlands, South Wales and Scotland.
Freefoam are supporting customers to service this growth with a free, efficient and cost saving Scheduling Service. The team provide an accurate product specification and quantity breakdown from drawings for all elements of the roofline product range including fascia, soffit, rainwater and cladding materials.
Accurate specification means customers can be confident they are ordering exactly what they need, eliminating wastage and saving money. With a quick turn round it’s a service that an increasing number of customers are finding extremely valuable to their businesses.
We have seen a large increase in the volume of schedules for a variety of customers including large national housebuilders to smaller developers. And it is not just a volume increase, we’ve also seen improvement in conversion rates, up year on year, contributing a significant percentage to overall sales.
Simon Parrott, New Build and Specification Manager explained “I am very pleased with these figures. It is a real reflection on the hard work and dedication of all team members. We’ve focused on our scheduling service providing training and support for all concerned and developed ways to streamline the process. This has seen the creation of an efficient and valuable service that supports and brings business to our customers on a daily basis.”