Business Enterprise Award 2008
Arnold Laver Limited
Presented by Richard Taylor, Director, Aon Limited to Andrew Laver, managing director, Arnold Laver.
Our business award is always one of the hardest to decide on, such is the quality of so many businesses in this county. But it is fair to say that this company has a remarkable heritage and tradition. It enriches the very fabric of the county.
Arnold Laver has a diverse profile, with business interests in both the property and leisure markets as well as the timber import and merchant sector, for which it is best known.
With a heritage of nearly 90 years, 800 employees across a national network of thirteen depots, a large range of stock, and a privately owned delivery fleet; Arnold Laver Timber World is a major force in the UK timber industry.
Customers benefit from our links with some of the foremost suppliers in the world. A centralised group purchasing policy is in place, ensuring a robust supply chain and a strong bargaining position when it comes to quality, service and price.