HBXL in partnership deal with Jewson

Published:  02 August, 2013

Building software specialist company HBXL has linked up with Jewson to offer a streamlined estimating service for its customers.

The take-off partnership will mean builders who need to price up construction jobs and want to obtain a quick and accurate quote can now do so using HBXL’s Estimating Service via Jewson’s UK-wide network of branches.

Using Jewson’s pricing and product codes, as well as incorporating existing discounts, the move will help reduce the time builders spend on estimating and help them generate more work. It will also free up the branches from having to spend time producing the estimates themselves.

HBXL sales and marketing director Joanna Mulgrew said: “We are thrilled that Jewson – one of the biggest suppliers of building materials in the UK – has selected the HBXL Estimating Service as a take-off partner.

“It means that Jewson’s branches that have been given plans for a newbuild, extension garage or loft conversion that need taking off can make the most of our expert estimators, who will price it quickly and accurately.”

Ms Mulgrew went on to say that the move demonstrated that HBXL’s software range was increasingly being seen as the industry standard in the construction sector.

She added: “Our Estimating Service – which includes a customer quote for the client – has been proved to help builders win more of the jobs they bid for. The benefits for the customer are huge and for the branch manager there’s the satisfaction of a service with minimum hassle.”

Using HBXL’s EstimatorXpress, small job quotes can be turned around in three to four working days with larger jobs taking seven to 10 working days. Once complete, the branch will receive an estimate pack to give to the builder and will include a detailed cost report by build phase and resource type, detailed schedules, a suggested build programme and a final quote including mark up.

The material schedules also come ready populated with Jewson products, full product descriptions and product codes, plus they come priced using the builder’s Jewson account prices from Kerridge.

For details on the HBXL Estimating Service please call 0845 1234 095 or visit the website www.estimating-service.co.uk.

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