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How to trade with n3 Suppliers during COVID-19.

 

 

We hope you’re staying safe during these challenging times. We're still here to help, and our team is working remotely if you need anything from us.

At n3, we want to ensure all of our Members continue to get great pricing on the products and services they need. We have been working with our Suppliers to set up special online pricing with some of our Suppliers as well as getting updates from them around other ways to purchase during each Alert Level.

Alsco  |  Avis & Budget   |  Beaurepaires  |  BOC  | Bridgestone  |   Bunnings Warehouse  |   Bunzl   |  Carpet Court  |  Carters  |  Century Yuasa  |  CurtainStudio    Ecolab  |  Easysteel  |  Fonterra   |   Ideal Electrical  |  J A Russell   |   Just Water  |   Marshall Power   |  Mico   |  Modern Office  |  Noel Leeming  |   NZ Couriers           NZ Safety Blackwoods   |   Office Furniture Warehouse   |  OfficeMax  |  PGG Wrightson  |   Pitstop  |  PlaceMakers  |   Plumbing World  |  Resene   |   Safe365         Scholar Furniture  |   Spicers  |  Sleepyhead  |  Torpedo7

 

 


 

Alsco

Alsco will be back to Business As Usual from 29th of May. Client Managers will be back and concentrating on existing clients initially - changes to services / alternative frequencies etc.

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Avis & Budget

Rental vehicles are available for essential service workers and essential personal movement within the local area.

  • Avis & Budget staff are working reduced hours so 24 hours notice is preferred for bookings to ensure staff are available. Bookings with less than 24 hours notice will need the reservations centre or travel management company to check with the branch manager.
  • At provincial airports where the normal counters are closed, collection will be from the service depot nearby. Please provide your mobile number when booking in case of any location changes.
  • Where booths are open in the car park, a 'one in one out' policy will be in place with clearly designated entry and exit doors. 

 

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Beaurepaires

Stores will be open and able to process n3 pricing for members as normal. Account customers should phone local store to pre-book service required.



 

BOC

  • Business As Usual Open to both On Account and Cash Customers

  • (Trade Card Accepted on site - payment by card)

  • All BOC Gas and Gear sites and showrooms open


 

Bridgestone

All Bridgestone stores are open under Level 2.

  • To check your local stores opening hours, click here.
  • Bookings made in advance are preferred.

 

 

 

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Bunnings Warehouse

All Bunnings stores now open at Alert Level 2.

n3 members can also access n3 pricing by emailing sales@bunnings.co.nz with order details, customer name, and identifying as n3 member.

If no account, please state you wish to use n3 Trade Card. Bunnings commercial team will process all orders for n3 members.

 

 

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Bunzl

Bunzl will be operating under Level 2, please note there will be some product restrictions. 

 

 

 

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Carpet Court

Stores open with Social Distancing / Non-Contact rules in place

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Carters 

Branches and are open under Level 2 allowing customers to shop in-store 

  • Contact tracing and physical distancing will be in place, as well as limited numbers in store Delivery or Click and Collect Model still in place 
  • Ordering in advance for contactless collection is still the preferred way for product purchases
  • Contact local branch or AM for information on how that branch is facilitating click and collect orders
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Century Yuasa

All branches open for walk-in and trade sales. Call and delivery cycles back to normal Distribution capability back to full capacity

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CurtainStudio

Stores open with Social Distancing / Non-Contact rules in place.

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Easysteel

Sales team available for calls and orders Sites now open for outbound deliveries and customer collection.

  • All sales must be placed via email or phone
  • customers are unable to enter the branch office to place orders or process cash sale
  • Customers entering the site to collect product must provide their own PPE and follow instructions from staff
  • follow correct social distancing and public health measure

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Ecolab

Ecolab ordering and deliveries are operating as usual.

  • Territory Managers are available, please contact them via phone or email.
  • Some products have high demand - some SKU's may experience short delay in delivery.
  • Critical service call will be carried out on request.
  • For any enquiries, please contact your Territory Manager - they are happy to help.
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Fonterra

With the move to Level 2 on Thursday 14th May, the process below should be followed for sites wanting to restart their milk delivery (this process could change as the situation evolves).

1. Make direct contact with your milk franchisee via email to advise the date they need their milk delivery to restart.
2. If a change in previous standing order is required, please complete the form below and send it to your milk franchisee.
3. At least 48 hour's notice (2 business days) is required for restart of milk delivery.
4. Your milk franchisee will work case by case where practical and fair with those with urgent change request as the situation evolves.
5. Please ensure you have your customer number handy when contacting your milk franchisee.

Milk franchisees will endeavour to do their best to accommodate customer restart dates; however, there will be a time when things fall through. Fonterra asks that their customers be kind and understanding, check in with your milk franchisee if you need to.

If you require your milk franchisee's details, please contact your n3 Account Manager.

If you require a change in the previous standing order, fill in this form and return to your milk franchisee.

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Ideal Electrical 

All Ideal Electrical branches except Waiheke and Tokoroa are open 7:30 - 5pm Monday - Friday, closed on Saturday except for essential call-outs.

  • Online orders can be placed as normal and the branch will call to confirm
  • To view all branch trading hours, click here.
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J A Russell

J A Russell branches will be open with normal hours.

  • Please call your local branch in advance to confirm hours, products and collection.
  • This is only available for existing On-Account n3 Members.
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Just Water 

Just Water will be able to make deliveries once businesses return to their premises, essential services supply will continue.

They will also respond to call-outs for servicing, however regular servicing schedules will not be resumed until Alert Level 2.
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    Marshall Power

    On-Account purchases only.

    • Branches will be open for store pick ups, but there will be no cash sales.
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    Mico

    Mico branches will be open for On-Account or Cash Customers using your n3 Trade Card - access will be via trade entrances and showroom doors will remain closed.

    • To place an order, call or email your local branch and identify yourself as an n3 Member.
    • Provide your Account number or Trade Card number as a reference on your order.
    • Provide details of your order items and note whether you will Click and Collect or would like your order to be Delivered.
    • Payment can be made over the phone or via contactless payment at the branch when collecting your order.
    • Have your n3 Trade Card ready to show at collection.

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    Modern Office

    Modern Office is now open and able to process n3 pricing for members as normal. 

    All meetings and contact must be made via phone or video call.

     

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    Noel Leeming

    Stores now open at Alert Level 2, but with some new restrictions in place.

    Members can also access n3 pricing by contacting Noel Leeming Commercial on 0800 737 5223.

    Member should make clear they are n3 member.



     

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    NZ Couriers 

    Courier pickups can be booked online. Contact New Zealand Couriers directly to restart PO Box pickups and dedicated services.

    • Delivery priority in order of importance is medical, pharmaceutical, educational and perishables - where essentials can be prioritised, they will be.
    • Delivery times may be longer than usual, especially for residential areas, so allow time for this when sending.
    • Please allow space for contactless delivery and pickup when restarting businesses
    • For more information please click here.
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    NZ Safety Blackwoods

    NZ Safety Blackwoods branches and Trade Centres are now open.

    • On Account and Trade Card purchases allowed in-store with card payments.
    • Please remember to have patience on order delivery as the warehouse and delivery teams operate under continued working restrictions to fulfil a much larger number of orders.
    • Please note that there are some items which will remain restricted but are noted online. These will not be available in-store.

    Get all your back to work healthy & safety essentials: View brochure to see products with n3 pricing, available in-store for Trade Card purchases, and both in-store and online for On Account.

    Help your Employees and Customers stay safe in the workplace with these Covid-19 signs from NZ Safety Blackwoods, you can purchase them on n3 pricing via On Account or Trade Card in-store.

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    Office Furniture Warehouse

    Full range of Office Furniture is now available.  

    To order online, click here and enter code n3tradecard at the checkout to receive your exclusive n3 discount.

    Delivery time is normally 5-7 working days, although due to some freight companies not working at full capacity, there may be a delay. 

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    OfficeMax

    Retail stores open under Level 2; account managers available by email/phone and site visits possible if required, subject to a risk assessment and Ministry of Health guidelines.

    Recommend placing orders earlier than usual due to ongoing delivery delays from the high volume of courier items; items may also arrive separately and in some cases, those classed as dangerous goods (e.g. hand sanitiser) may take longer As the call centre team is experiencing high volumes of enquiries, please try and avoid contacting them unless your order has not arrived within 5 working days of placing it.

    Don't have an account? Click here and select "Download Application".


     

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    PGG Wrightson

    All stores open, but hours may vary. 

    For more information on how to access PGG Wrightson see the FAQ's on their website. 


     

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    Pitstop

    All stores now open, but with changes to the way they operate.

    n3 pricing full accessible. Members should call local branch first for specific instructions on delivery, collection, payment etc.

     

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    PlaceMakers 

    PlaceMakers branches and showrooms will be open at Level 2 for On-Account or Cash Customers using your n3 Trade Card.

    • Contact tracing and physical distancing will be in place, as well we limited number of customers in-store.
    • Some stores may still have varied or limited trading hours, click here for more information.
    • You can Click and Collect your order or have it Delivered, please contact your local branch or Account Manager for information on how that branch is facilitating Click and Collect. 

    Please note - Ordering in advance through your local branch via phone or email for contactless collection is still the preferred way for product purchases.

     

     

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    Plumbing World

    Plumbing World branches and showrooms are now open.

    • Online ordering is back to normal with delivery time frames between 5 - 7 days. 
    • Please follow safety measures that are in place when entering a branch or showroom.

     

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    Resene

    All stores now open under Alert Level 2. In-store restrictions apply.

    n3 discounts are also available by placing orders through the trade reps or ColorShops, by email or telephone, all contact details can be found on the Resene website.

    To find your local stores contact details, click here.

     

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    Safe365

    Safe365 have been working around the clock to bring all SME businesses a FREE health and safety smartphone app to support remote ways of working during COVID-19.

    The app includes:

    • Safe365 have created a special COVID-19 subscription plan which is free to use for at least 6 months during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • The free subscription plan is available for businesses with up to 200 workers. If you have more than 200 workers, please contact Safe365 and they will assist.
    • The smartphone app includes 3 check-lists for essential workers, a COVID-19 health survey, an incident & risk reporting system, safety observations, workforce surveys, and customized checklist features to support business processes like checks, audits, and inspections.
    • Safe365 has provided a template working from home set up checklist to support businesses with establishing and maintaining working from home arrangements, ensuring employers meet their regulatory obligations to workers. Additional checklist templates will be made available.
    • A COVID-19 survey has been set up to make it easy for employers to check in on their remote teams throughout COVID-19 to ensure everyone has what they need, is healthy, safe and well and remaining productive.
    • There is no requirement for businesses accessing the COVID-19 subscription plan to purchase Safe365 in order to access the above benefits.

      Sign up now to start your FREE 6-month subscription.

     

     

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    Scholar Furniture 

    Scholar Furniture is now open and able to process n3 pricing for members as normal.

    All meetings and contact must be made via phone or video call.

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    Sleepyhead

    The Sleepyhead factory is now open and operating as usual. 

    • Orders can be placed through usual methods, including email.
    • Lead times on orders may be longer than usual as carriers will not be servicing out of town areas with the same frequency as previously.


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    Spicers

    Business As Usual. Open to both On Account and Cash Customer.

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    Torpedo7

    Shop in-store at Torpedo7 during Alert Level 2. Stores will be open using safe shopping practices to ensure your safety and that of Torpedo7 staff. You'll notice changes such as limits on the number of people who can be inside at any one time, staff may wear protective gear, and staff will maintain a 'safe' distance from customers. You may also be asked for information to help them contact trace.

     


     


     

    If you have a question about an n3 supplier that is not listed, please fill in the form below and your Account Manager will be in touch shortly.

     

    Please note: some trade restrictions may apply for some members.