Knights Business Supplies was formed in 1999 to address the need for a truly dedicated, client centric solution for the purchasing of supplies for Barristers Chambers. Our philosophy, paired with our team’s energy, enthusiasm, and positivity, has positioned us at the forefront of the office supplies market, particularly in the legal sector where we have supplied to over half of London’s Barristers Chambers.
Through our cost save audit, specifically tailored to Chambers, we guarantee to deliver savings on every product and service that you use. Office and legal supplies, printer consumables, interiors, FM products, document shredding, and managed print, we will ensure that we reduce your costs with absolutely no detriment to product quality or service.
To ensure that we deliver the maximum saving on every product, we analyse your current purchasing trends.This includes preferred brand, most recent cost, order frequency, and approximate quarterly usage. Using this information we can create a cost profile that is unique to you and your Chambers. Reducing all prices, but more importantly, offering greater savings on the products where your spend is more substantial.
This process consistently delivers initial savings in excess of 13% to our new partners, and can represent an annual saving of over 20%.
We often hear that Chambers use as many as 4 or 5 suppliers to cater for all their needs!
We supply everything for your Chambers, streamlining your supply chain and delivering all the benefits of single sourcing. Our team provide an integrated solution which best aligns with your requirements. All products, with the obvious exceptions of bespoke items and office furniture, will be delivered next day on our free of charge service. We also appreciate that sometimes products are needed more urgently, and next day isn’t always quick enough. Our clients in London can utilise our same day service, guaranteeing the delivery of your goods within 3 hours. With over 20 years’ experience working with Chambers across the country, we understand how important it is that your products arrive on time, and our delivery partners work hard to ensure this happens. Through our wholesale partnerships, you have the support of a £300 million world class operation with over 15,000 products, from over 300 suppliers, in stock right now!
£50m stockholding ensuring a first time order fill in excess of 98%, 800,000 square feet of warehousing space across 5 distribution centres in the UK and Ireland State-of-the-art automated fulfilment system, delivering orders accurately and on time.
SOLUTIONSTo ensure that we offer the added value that your Chamber’s expects, we have incorporated a number of services that can help you centralise both your purchasing, and facilities services. Secure shredding and confidential data destruction service Our service offers high security shredding of documents that extends beyond the guidelines of the Bar Standards Board. With both on and off site shredding available, you can choose the option that best suits you and your Chambers needs. We also offer a service that includes the secure destruction and recycling of redundant IT equipment and media.
Furniture removal and disposal service It is sometimes difficult to know what to do with furniture when it no longer has a use. We offer a cost effective solution to remove and dispose of any redundant furniture. We make a concerted effort to recycle all components, with any materials not suitable for recycling ethically disposed of. If you are looking for new office furniture, you will be pleased to know that we can help you with this too. Working with UK manufacturers including Gresham, Dams, Orangebox and Herman Miller, we have options for all tastes and budgets.
Non-catalogue and bespoke products It is likely that not all if your product requirements will be available through an offi ce supplies catalogue. As part of our service, we can help source products or bespoke items that you may need, all through our extensive network of suppliers.
Storage and call off facilities We appreciate that storage space in Chambers can sometimes be an issue. With our product call off service, you can order larger volumes of your big box items, such as paper, DX mailers, and Counsel’s notebooks and we will simply store the products on your behalf. This service enables you to buy in larger quantities, and maximise the economies of scale, all without worrying about valuable space. Simply call off your goods when needed, and we will deliver the next day.
What makes us different to the rest? With so many supplier options now available to Chambers, customer loyalty is paramount to us, and is a key benchmark to our success. We strive to operate in a way which is different to our competitors.
All prices held for a minimum of 12 months. We want to win your business and we want to keep it too. Once we have carried out our cost save audit, to give you additional confidence to make the move, we will hold all prices for a minimum of 12 months. No increases, no fluctuations, guaranteed! Our prices start low and stay low, and with our 6 monthly account review, we can make sure that our service continues to work for you! 45 Day credit accounts to all legal clients We appreciate that Barrister’s Chambers can have complex billing and fund handling procedures. This is why we offer you a 45 day credit account as standard.
Our easy customer switch procedure means we can have your credit account set up and ready to use in less than 5 minutes, nothing could be simpler. Contact one of our dedicated Account Managers today to discuss our services