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As a family business with over 35 years experience in both the trade and retail markets we are ideally placed to “add value” to your business and help you build and develop your business.
We deliver real advantages to help you maximise sales, here are just a few:
- Manufacturers of energy efficient windows, B rated as standard.
- Extensive product range including, casements, vertical sliders, patios, bi-fold doors, conservatories, double glazed units, Aluminium frames and painted frames.
- 24 hour remake policy, what ever the reason.
- All frames are corner protected and shrink wrapped prior to despatch.
- Dedicated technical account managers to help and assist you build and develop your business.
- A dedicated customer only web site where you can download technical information, latest product updates, glass sizes, job confirmations, quotes and deliveries schedules.
- Computer administration and pricing software package, Easy Admin that allows you to log, store and manager lead and sales data, produce professional looking quotes with your logo on as well as producing invoices and orders. For high volume accounts we are also able to offer full manufacturing computer solutions to enable remote on site keying.
- Set order and delivery days, with two hour delivery slot given.
- Retail price lists, contracts, installations guides, commission structures, sales and marketing guides, sample adverts...
With a successful retail company of our own we are ideally placed to be able to provide you with help and assistance in marketing you, your products and your services so that you maximise your opportunities to gain sales.
We have a free comprehensive sales and marketing guide that covers the following areas:
- Why is sales and marketing important?
- What difference will it make to my business?
- What information should be kept?
- How can I collate the information?
- How can the information be used
- What is a Marketing plan?
- How to write a Marketing plan?
- How to monitor your performance
- Examples of adverts, leaflets, drop cards, mail shots, standard quotations
Easy Admin is our own PC based office administration tool that has been designed with you in mind. You can use it to record all your lead and contract details, scan your files on to it and even use it to plan your deliveries from us and your fitting schedules.
- Your prospects details, what they are interested in, what you have quoted them and when.
- You can then use this information to print off reports to show what leads are outstanding and use it make follow up calls.
- Depending on how involved you want to get you can also store lead sources, who you gave the lead to plus much more.
- Date contract was sold and contract details such as sales price, deposits etc.
- You can then plan survey and installation dates using the diary system and utilise a full range of computer generate reports from acknowledgement letters through to invoices.
Incorporated into the Easy Admin program is “Quick Quote”, which allows you to produce quotations, based on your exact cost prices from us PLUS you’re built in mark ups for installations and profit. There are a wide range of quotes you can use, from the simple trade quote through to a fully detailed 5 page retail quote – all with your details and logo on.
Being able to provide your customer with professional looking sales literature is a vitally important part of the sales process. As we all know there is a lot of competition in our industry and in order to stand out it is vital that you have a professional sales approach.
We offer a wide range of sales literature including:
- 28 page product brochure - available for overprinting
- 6 page technical product brochure – available for overprinting
- Presentation folder – available for overprinting
- A5 Window drop card – available for overprinting
- A5 Conservatory drop card – available for overprinting
- Window Energy rating leaflet – available for overprinting
- A4 Door security leaflet
- A4 Window security leaflet
- A4 Energy saving leaflet
- A4 Consumer guide leaflet
In conjunction with one of the industries major hardware suppliers we are able to offer a unique security guarantee for your customers.
Providing that you specify secuirty claw locks to the back of casement sashes MACO will reimburse your customer the cost of their insurance excess up to the value of £1000.
We have developed a unique website dedicated for your use, www.sfplus.co.uk is a site that can only be logged on to by customers of Sternfenster.
The site has been designed to allow customers to access information 24/7 so that they never have to be in a position of waiting for information from us.
The site contains:
- Any quotes that we have done for you – so that you can download them at any time
- Any orders that we have on our system for you – again so that you can download the details as and when you want
- Full delivery schedules
- Technical data sheets for all our products
- An extensive product library
- Access to the latest industry news and product updates
- A full list (with pictures!) of all your office contacts
- Sales and Marketing downloads
- Technical product downloads
- Window Energy rating certificates
- Energy Saving calculator for working out the cost savings your customers could be enjoying by switching to Rated products
Energy rated PVC and Aluminium windows, doors, bi-fold doors and conservatories.