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Coronavirus update from Bira Direct suppliers

Supplier Visits

If you have a meeting or visit booked with a sales rep from a Bira Direct supplier, this visit will be cancelled as government advice is to work at home unless essential. To contact a supplier, their contact details can be found in our online supplier directory below.

Supplier Directory

PPE and Cleaning Product Suppliers

If you are an essential retail business and are staying open, it is important to keep you and your staff as safe as possible. Although stock levels are uncertain, there are several Bira Direct suppliers who stock PPE, clothing and cleaning products. They have advised to pay attention to their websites regarding stock levels or to contact your sales rep. Bira Direct is unable to offer credit at this time but members are able to purchase these products on a pro-forma basis.

Castle Hardware Dickies Draper Tools Ltd Everbuild Building Products Ltd Newsome Tools S J Dixon & Son Stax Toolstream Ltd

Deliveries and drop shipping

Many suppliers are supporting members by reducing their minimum order quantities, reducing shipping costs and offering a drop shipping services. Some suppliers are also temporarily adjusting their Bira Direct terms to support you through this time. Last updated 25.03.2020


Abracs are offering a “Direct to User” delivery service and have made adjustments to their terms in order to support members.

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Beam Group

Beam group offer members who are still trading online, a drop shipping service allowing orders to be delivered directly to the customer, as well as adjusted terms.

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Draper Tools

Draper Tools are also offering a drop shipping service and have reduced their drop shipping fee. Details can be found on their supplier page below.

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Connect Distribution Services

Connect Distribution services offer a Drop Shipping service which allows products to be delivered directly to the customers door.

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SIP Industrial

SIP Industrial has secured free shipping until the end of April. Also members can order through their online portal, email sales@sip-group

Bira Direct suppliers who have suspended trading during government lockdown

List last updated 25.03.2020

  • Alessi
  • Dexam (From 31.03.2020)
  • Jegs/Qualtex