The National Merchant Buying Society Ltd (NMBS) is a centralised buying
society for Independent Builders, Timber, Hardware, Plumbing and Heating
Merchants. It has over 1000 members with over 3000 branches with over
£1.4 billion buying power.
We provide Invoice Clearing Services for all the major independent buying
groups which includes FORTIS, CBA, H&B, LIMA, PHG, NBG, IBC and IPG as
well as offering them marketing and event support.
Members enjoy an average benefit of approximately 4% in settlement
and rebates by NMBS continuously negotiating better terms by pooling
the turnover and invoicing of its members to gain purchasing power,
guaranteeing the payments of its members and by offering a very cost
effective sales and marketing route to the Independent Merchant.