I am a sole trader/owner/builder, do I qualify for a trade discount?Samantha GodfreyAs a sole trader, we will require some sort of proof of work displaying that you fit into one of our relevant trade categories. We are happy to approve owner builders with a ABI trade account, although we will require you to provide us with your owner builder licence number upon application.
What trades are acceptable for the discount structure?Samantha GodfreyAt the moment, the trade structure is available to all relevant trades to ABI. This being architects, designers, cabinet makers, builders, plumbers, carpenters and electricians.
How long is the process of setting up an account?Samantha GodfreyNot long at all! The online form should only take a few minutes to complete, and our staff endeavour to have all accounts processed and responded to within 48 hours.
What are the benefits of having a trade account?Samantha GodfreyHaving a trade account with ABI has multiple benefits. Most obviously having access to our discount structure! We also have a running account for you that lists your overall spend, all of your previous invoices for ease of access and a dedicated and trained team that can help with the trade specific aspects needs of your business.
How do I sign up for an account?Samantha GodfreySimply fill in the short form on our website and one of our trade team members will assess and get back to you shortly.
What is the ABI Trade System?Samantha GodfreyThe trade system allows for relevant trades to gain access to our exclusive discount structure. It’s an accumulative system that allows users to move up the discount tiers over time as their spend with ABI increases.