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Your office tells who you are and can leave a lasting impression on both customers and employees. Our comprehensive selection of expertly crafted furniture accommodates businesses of all sizes and is priced to make the most of your budget. Whether you’re interested in purchasing a desk and an office chair or a sofa for the work stations, we’ve got you covered.
The first step in making the most efficient use of your space, is designing of your space. To ensure measurements are correct, you can reach out to your architect for a DWG. or electronic file of the space. If you do not have an architect, you can measure the space, or have your furniture designer/partner measure the space for you. When doing this, please remember to notate windows, doors, columns, and any other facet of the room to ensure all furniture fits in the space appropriately.
The process gets more fun, but can be a bit overwhelming. You will most likely need to decide on a budget. This will help you decide which manufacturer(s) to utilize. The furniture industry has many styles and options to choose from. Determining your budget can make the process much faster and let’s face it, moving faster means more time. To simplify, start by looking at low, mid, and high market options. A task chair, for example, can start around $100 (low market). However, a consumer can also spend upwards of a $1000 (high market) on a task chair. Some things to consider are durability, weight limit, functionality, ergonomics, and material. Most likely, the middle to high market furniture is manufactured in the United States, and overall made superior to the low market option manufactured overseas.
Picking fabrics and finishes is the next step and really comes down to the style of the decision maker and the style of the business. A lawyers office might have more traditional furniture in the building. Normally, this encompasses darker tones like a mahogany finish. While a technology company may prefer open offices, collaboration spaces, and more of a contemporary look. Between fabrics and finishes, the options run the gamut. Remember to choose something that appeals to your team, customers, and represents your company.
Lastly, choosing the right installation and assembly team is extremely important. The “white glove” service is probably the most popular service when it comes to this aspect of the process. Having a team unload, stage, assemble, install, wipe down new furniture, and haul away debris makes the project seamless and clean. This is the final step of the furniture buying procedure and can make or break the entire experience.
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A little over a year ago we took a chance on a new, up and coming business supply vendor, Highbar Trading Co. and collectively, we could not be any happier. Each month I receive a spend analysis report which, among other things, screenshots what my different departments spending habits are and shows us what changes, if any, need to be made internally. They make me look like a rock star, plain and simple. But speaking of rock stars, I can’t forget to talk about Highbar’s customer service and their operations team. We are definitely not their largest customer but they treat us as if we are. We are forever grateful that we took a chance on the Miller-Light team at Highbar who believe in raising the bar a little higher each time they succeed and we are loving being a part of their success. Trust me, you will too.
“Fast Delivery and Easy Invoicing are the two things that mattered most to me when deciding to go with Highbar Trading. They guaranteed that they would be able to provide me with the things that my business needed and they have more than delivered. I have over many locations that are in very remote parts of the state but as promised, my orders are still packed and delivered the very next day. In addition, having an accounting background, I have very specific requirements when it comes to invoicing that most companies cannot or don’t try to meet. Highbar Trading has worked with me to provide a system of invoicing that fits perfectly with the needs of my very busy schedule. I am very happy with my decision to give them a try
MSHN Enterprises, LLC
Support Solutions partnered with Highbar Trading a year and a half ago for our office and janitorial supplies. Highbar was able to deliver to each one of our locations around the country with next day free delivery. Nine months into the partnership we sat down again to discuss further cost savings initiatives and they introduced a true standardized approach to our business by creating a custom online catalog. This made sure that every person was ordering the same product for the job across the organization. Putting the custom catalog into place saved us an additional 22% annually. Highbar knows how to implement a true standardized approach to any company with multiple users and locations and especially organizations who specialize in group living care.
We've partnered with Highbar Trading for the past year, after previously working with a couple different large national companies for things like office and classroom supplies. The switch to Highbar put us in a position to still have access to the wide variety of (sometimes very specific) items we needed, but also provided us with a very personal experience. Having a dedicated person to contact directly with any questions or special situations is completely invaluable, and I can't think of many vendor partners of ours (in any industry) who work as hard or who make as much of an effort to know and understand our school as Todd Miller. We know that Todd and Highbar are in our corner, and will do whatever they can to make things smooth for us.
Middle School Principal
My experience with HighBar trading company has been exceptional. I always receive world-class customer service. The online ordering process for office supplies is simple and my products come the next day. The analytical reports set them apart from other vendors. It makes tracking purchases and spending easy. I have also been very pleased with the process of ordering bulk furniture. Once the order is placed I receive regular updates about the timeline. The HighBar team has been outstanding at servicing the two Freedom Preparatory Academy sites that I have managed.
I truly cannot Thank You enough for every minute of your help in all of our furniture orders. I had no idea what I was doing, and with your help I was able to successfully have everything here before school on Monday. Thank you for every email, every text, every phone call. Thank you for calming me down when I needed it but most of all Thanks for being you. What a blessing it is to have you on my side!! You’re the BEST.