How does the business operate on a daily basis?
The admin staff respond to quotes received via telephone or web. Orders are processed and stock ordered per order. Products are manufactured to spec. They also facilitate the option of spray painting and powder coating of all products. The finished product is then installed. Additional services include installation & maintenance of gate motors, intercom & CCTV systems, etc.
How are the clients attracted to the business?
Enquiries come from their web site, word of mouth and local papers & magazines.
What Advertising/Marketing is carried out?
Services are advertised on their web site and they advertise in local newspapers & magazines.
Does the business have any contract work?
No existing contracts.
What competition exists?
There are various competitors.
What are the seasonal trends?
The business slows down in winter due to rain, and December/January when the building industry closes.