Norfolk topsoil, with its high quality and fine texture, is in great demand around the UK by builders, landscapers and gardeners. Baileyâ€™s of Norfolk is one of the largest topsoil specialists in the UK, supplying soil, sand and specialist dressings for sports arenas and bowling greens. It relies on TPN Member Starlings Transport to see its heavy, bagged product delivered around the country.
â€œStarlings is very good,â€ says MD Adrian Bailey. â€œThey offer a cost-effective service, which is important but we take the view that there is no point choosing cheaply if that means letting down your customers. They are very responsive and reliable.â€
Baileyâ€™s uses its own printers to produce the barcoded pallet labels straight from TPNâ€™s IT system TPN Connect, which he says makes the process very fast and easy.
â€œWe book jobs online, print our own labels and the jobâ€™s done,â€ says Bailey.
The product tends to be shipped in builders bags of one tonne, or in smaller 25kg bags if the customer requires it. Most can be sent by economy delivery but some customers need them next day. â€œWe have builders and landscapers who are waiting for the topsoil and a late delivery would interrupt their work,â€ says Bailey. â€œStarlings is extremely organised and in the three years weâ€™ve used them, I donâ€™t think they have ever let us down.â€
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