JKL Solutions Ltd acquire T&H Office Supplies Ltd

Nov 2015

JKL Solutions Ltd are pleased to announce the completion of it’s acquisition of the goodwill of T&H Office Supplies Ltd on the 2nd November 2015. JKL are very excited to be adding this great company to our Group and believe the efforts of our combined teams will bring added value and greater opportunities to our loyal and dedicated customers.


Our strategic vision is to provide a service that delivers open, honest and measurable value. The acquisition of T&H supports this vision and provides a perfect fit from which the combined companies will grow and prosper as operations are merged. JKL’s continued goal is to provide all our customers with market leading service and solutions, consistent sales account management team, delivery representatives and the JKL Solutions industry award winning customer care team.


Dave Holtby – Managing Director of T&H office supplies Ltd said:


“ For some time now I have been looking to find a business partner who’s strategic vision and business ethics match not only my own, but more importantly T&H’s, and it’s future growth and successful direction. I am pleased to say that I have found this within JKL Solutions Ltd, and can confirm the completion of the sale of T&H’s goodwill to them. I believe that this larger organisation will not only benefit T&H’s loyal and dedicated customers for many years to come, but will also ensure the development and future success of a number of the key personnel from T&H. Continuity for T&H’s customers was at the forefront of my mind when deciding on a suitable business partner and JKL Solutions have provided that. I am really excited to have the opportunity to be working with JKL Solutions over the coming years ensuring a successful creation of the largest independent dealer in the south east.”

Winners of the BOSS Federation 2015 Over £2m Award

Oct 2015

On the 15th October 2015 at the Birmingham Metropole Hotel, JKL Solutions Ltd were awarded the main award for the year of Dealer Excellence for companies with a turnover over £2 million.


The BOSS Federation is the trade association which serves the UK office supplies and services industry. The Award recognises and rewards those in the industry who can demonstrate real excellence, through innovation and the successful performance of their business, with clear demonstration of sales growth.


The whole JKL Solutions team are very excited and proud to have not only been recognised for their tireless dedication and commitment to their work but also for the contribution that they have made to the industry. This award not only demonstrates and strengthens our position as an award winning business, but also validates our vision of delivering open and honest measurable value as core to our beliefs and company values.


We would like to thank all of our staff and customers who have made this year very special.

A New Year and a New Home for JKL Solutions

Jan 2015

2014 was another year of exciting growth and expansion for Hertford based JKL Solutions, which also saw them celebrate their 5th birthday in April.


This has seen an additional 4 office based staff recruited to ensure the continued high levels of service and customer delight are maintained and 3 new external Sales people as well.


With this ongoing growth and recruitment it meant the time was right to make the next step of what has become a very exciting journey and seek new premises, with their old office starting to strain at the seams!


With increased office and warehousing space, along with a number of key technical infrastructure improvements invested in as well, JKL Solutions new Head Quarters, still in Hertford, will see the next phase of their growth and beyond.


Director Nick Miles explained his delight “It’s great to be able to continue the planned growth of JKL and find these new premises. With the new internal staff and the new recruits to the external Sales Team we are maintaining our position as the leading Dealer, delivering a nationwide proposition, and have everything in place to have another remarkable year in 2015”.

JKL Solutions Acquire OSO (Buckingham) Ltd

April 2014

JKL Business Holdings Ltd are pleased to announce the acquisition of Buckingham based office supplies company OSO (Buckingham) Ltd.


This strategic alliance has enabled the JKL Group to expand into a desired geographical area currently serviced by Robin Stoton and his team. OSO will continue to operate from their offices in Maids Moreton ensuring continuity of supply and service, and more importantly the OSO name, which is very well respected in the area.


Robin Stoton from OSO said “We are very proud to be associated with a group that strives to provide open and honest service, and one that puts its customers first. OSO will benefit greatly from being part of the JKL Group, and look forward with excitement to a very successful future partnership and one that I know will bring with it fantastic opportunities for growth.”


This is the latest stage in the JKL Group’s growth strategy taking overall turnover to over £5 million.


JKL are still looking for further acquisitions and would encourage people to contact either Nick Miles or Nathan Rice in the strictest of confidence to discuss any opportunities.

JKL Solutions win 2 more Industry Awards

June 2013

One of the highlights of the calendar year in the office supplies industry is the Spicers “Brilliant Partners” annual conference and awards ceremony. This gives over 170 UK based office supplies companies the opportunity to hear about key new initiatives being developed for the coming 12 months. Nick Miles – Director, Nathan Rice – Director and Gavin Smith – Sales Director all attended from JKL Solutions and spent the day hearing about product range development and new services that JKL’s growing portfolio of customers will benefit from and have access to over the coming months.


This will supplement the comprehensive solutions already in place which positions JKL as a true “one stop shop” for many of their customers where office supplies and workplace solutions are concerned. And to cap off an excellent day JKL Solutions were called to the stage not once but twice, to collect awards for their sales growth over the past 12 months. A delighted Nick Miles said “to be honoured for the on-going progress we are making as a business is fantastic and further demonstrates that when you do the basic things consistently really well and get the right people, deliver the right service and provide the right price you can and will grow in this industry”


Nathan Rice went on to explain “having just celebrated our 4th anniversary as a business we are extremely proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s fastest growing office supplies companies and I would personally like to thank all of our loyal and supportive customers who help us achieve these accolades” & with Gavin Smith confirming the on-going investment being made into the JKL Sales Team and Customer Care Teams it looks like it could be a another exciting night for the JKL Team in 12 months’ time at the next Spicers Brilliant Partners Conference.

JKL Solutions triumph in Spicers Going for Gold Growth Competition

Oct 2012

JKL Solutions were thrilled at being crowned Spicers “Going for Gold” Winners at the recent Spicers Gold for Gold Convention. Out of 3,000 companies eligible to qualify to attend this prestigious event, through the strong growth achieved through July, August and September JKL Solutions was one of just 15 office supplies companies who reached this final stage. Lord Digby Jones announced the winner and Tom Rodda, Sales and Marketing Director for Spicers presented the winning ticket to Nick Miles, Director, Nathan Rice, Director and Gavin Smith, Sales Director of JKL Solutions.


“It’s great to see the on-going investment we are making as a company is having big impacts on our results and crucially in the positive experience our customers are receiving” Nick Miles explained about the on-going expansion of the sales force at JKL Solutions. “We are very proud to have added this award to our previous awards for our continued rapid growth and outstanding customer service, certainly the remainder of 2012 and beyond is looking very exciting for everyone at JKL as we continue to invest heavily in areas of our business that will directly benefit our customers and attract new ones as well”, Nathan Rice commented as this title was added to the Spicers Synergy Award – Fastest Growing Company and Spicers Synergy Award – Overall Dealer Excellence awards recently won.

JKL Solutions appoint new Sales Director

Jul 2012

JKL Solutions Ltd, the award winning independent office supplies company, is proud to announce Gavin Smith as their new Sales Director.


Nick Miles, co-owner of JKL Solutions, explained “Following the impressive growth our company has had since we began trading nearly 4 years ago we are now at the stage where further expertise is required for us to achieve our collective aims going forward and expertise in the office supplies industry doesn’t come much more extensive than Gavin”


“Following 14 successful years at Lyreco where he has achieved in all roles from Key Account Manager to Director of National Accounts in their Corporate Division and 5 years on their Board as the Field Sales Director, he brings to JKL Solutions’ vision, massive experience and awareness and incredible energy and I am sure all of our Team at JKL will enjoy the experience of working with Gavin”


“We have ambitious growth plans for the next 8 years and beyond and it’s great to have someone of Gavin’s calibre heading up our expanding sales force”


Gavin himself is clearly very excited about his new position and the challenges and adventure that are now in front of him. “It’s fantastic to be part of a forward thinking business with two owners in Nick Miles and Nathan Rice who share similar beliefs as me as to how a business should be run from top to bottom.”


“JKL Solutions has been built with the customer at the heart of their thinking and as such provide a proposition that is as impressive as the service levels they operate to”


“I am very much looking forward to creating something very special over the coming years with the JKL Team. With the infrastructure of the company totally in place and operating to very high standards it’s now about recruiting high quality Sales Professionals, to further complement our existing Team, and join the adventure we are about to have as we have an amazing environment for people to excel in”


Anyone wishing to get in touch with Gavin can contact him on 07960 138212 or at gavin.smith@jklsolutions.co.uk

JKL Solutions acquire KA Office

May 2012

JKL Solutions are pleased to announce that they have completed the acquisition of Lincoln based Office Supplies company KA Office.


With the present owners, Ken and Anne Heron, looking to retire, they were searching for the right company to purchase the customer base so that they could be sure that the values of customer service upheld by KA Office would be continued.


With this acquisition, all of KA Office customers will be serviced from the JKL Head Office in Hertford and will receive the very highest service levels available in the industry.


This is just the latest stage in the progression of JKL Solutions, and takes overall turnover to £4 million.


JKL are still looking for further acquisitions and would encourage people to contact either Nick Miles or Nathan Rice in the strictest confidence to discuss any opportunities.

JKL Solutions are appointed as Senator International dealers

Nov 2011

JKL are excited to announce that we have extended our relationship with Senator International, the UK's largest office furniture manufacturer to include the complete Senator and Allermuir range to our current Torasen offering.


JKL's Office Furniture specialist, Stephen Camilleri, said "Working with Senator allows us to offer industry leading product choice to our customers, backed by a partner that has impeccable environmental policies and efficient systems for dependable project management."


Please visit the Senator website for a look at the range that we can now offer - www.senator.co.uk

JKL awarded ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Accreditations.

Oct 2011

After a successful audit, JKL Solutions are pleased to announce that they have been accredited with ISO9001 and ISO14001.


As part of an ongoing process to provide excellence to all of our customers, Commercial Manager, Sharon Machell, commented "This is fantastic news! My team have worked hard to achieve these accreditations, and this further reinforces JKL Solutions' commitment to all of our customers, that nothing is more important to us than our performance and social responsibility".

JKL Solutions Ltd awarded HP Preferred Partner Status

Jan 2011

JKL Solutions have been awarded Preferred Partner status by HP. This is a significant achievement for JKL as this is recognition of the commitment the company has made to ensuring our customers receive the highest level of support and the most competitive pricing for what is often one of the highest spend categories for any business.

JKL Solutions Ltd wins Business Growth award at the Spicers Synergy Conference.

Dec 2010

JKL Solutions has won the Business Development Award for outstanding growth at the Spicers Synergy conference in Coventry.


The award is recognition of the amazing growth that JKL have enjoyed over the last 12 months. With further plans for organic growth and an increase in the Sales Team for 2011, JKL expect to build on this growth as Turnover is expected to exceed £3 million.

JKL Solutions Ltd has moved.

Jul 2010

Due to the rapid growth of the company, JKL Solutions have moved in to new premises in Hertford. With excellent links to all major cities in the UK, this move puts JKL Solutions in an excellent position to establish itself as the fastest growing office supplies company in the UK.