This week, John MacGregor, founder and Managing Director of MacGregor Industrial Supplies was interviewed in the Herald Scotland. This was for their Herald Entrepreneur feature to talk about growing your business in the Highlands and Scotland.
About The Business
MacGregor Industrial Supplies consists of 17 distinct divisions all working together, providing a depth of knowledge and expertise which is unrivaled in the Highlands and Scotland. Our Divisions, encompass many departments including, power tools, hand tools, cleaning equipment and chemicals, pressure washers and chainsaws. And, within these departments, we have the support and brands that ensure you have the best quality tools and service for your project. Our brands include Makita, Milwaukee, Hormann, Nilfisk, John Deere and Autosmart to name but a few. To get these department working in synergy is a result of constant management of policy and process.
“The other crucial thing is staff. We’ve got a great team of people working across HR, sales, accountancy, quality control, IT – that’s key.
The Importance of Relationships
John talks about clients, customers, support, and partnerships. He discusses how every part of an organisations infrastructure is important for growing your business in the Highlands and that having great partners such as our solicitors, WJM, who supported us while acquiring various businesses.
“We have the knowledge, skill set and infrastructure to deal with just about anything.
The Key to Growing Your Business In The Highlands
The take away from the article about doing good business in today’s market is all about relationships. Good relationships with our partners, customers and suppliers are vital to the success of this business. Bonds are formed every time we provide our unrivalled quality of service. This is how we gain trust and develop our reputation. We strive to carry out all activities that are vital to the business with such professionalism and practicality that can be seen in our showrooms, warehouses, offices and out there on the road on a daily basis.
“Good business is still all about being able to create good relationships with partners, customers, and suppliers.”
Read the article here.