There are many benefits that come with buying in bulk which can help companies and private contractors to complete their projects on schedule and within budget. All you need is a trusted bulk building supplier who you can build a relationship with. Once you have built a business relationship with this group or individual you can rest assured that all future construction projects that require bulk building supplies can be reliably sourced and delivered.


When you make use of a single supplier for all of your building supplies, or at least for as many different materials as possible, you can streamline the way you budget for a project. As long as you have the storage capacity for bulk supplies you have the advantage of knowing exactly how much you will spend on the building supplies as a whole in one go. It helps to meticulously plan exactly what you need, and in what amounts, this can often be accomplished with the help of a quantity surveyor.


Bulk building supplies are usually sold for a better price than they are in smaller batches. This means that after working out your budget strategically and making use of bulk building supplies you can increase the profit of your construction projects. Simply by applying smarter planning and budgeting for bulk building supplies you make more money, it’s a win-win.

3.      SAVE TIME

Driving back and forth collecting building materials is time consuming, not to mention the money wasted on the expenses of fueling large machines to transport building supplies. Ensuring this trip is only made once, or as few times as necessary, you cut costs and save time.

Having bulk building supplies on hand and onsite means that there is no travelling back and forth to collect supplies or trying to figure out what you still need. One trip means you save time and having supplies onsite makes the project go much faster and the lives of those working on the project a bit easier.


Buying materials in bulk means that they will likely be onsite or close by. This saves man-hours in terms of machinery use and labour put in by those working on the site. Because no one needs to be running around sourcing or collecting materials this time can be better used on actually completing the project to make it more successful in the long run.


Bulk building supplies means that your entire project will consistently make use of the same supplies throughout. There will be no difference between the kinds of supplies used throughout the project whereas if you buy throughout the build the supplier may run out of stock forcing you to wait or use an alternative. Consistency is key and to achieve this bulk building supplies is the way to do it.

For everything from building sand to building bricks in Gauteng contact Sand Shifters. Our bulk building materials will save you time, money and hassle for each and every project.