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How Blackwoods delivers on the best workwear solutions

For decades, Blackwoods has been the supplier of choice providing workwear apparel solutions across Australian industry. The Blackwoods range of workwear is a result of partnering with the best brands in the market including Hard Yakka, King Gee, as well as creating its own brand, Workhorse, to provide unrivalled choice to our customers.

Blackwoods offers the latest in design and innovation and a dedicated apparel team are on hand to work closely with customers to ensure fit for purpose product.

Industry proven knowledge of Australian working conditions ensure Blackwoods have the right range to meet the unique demands of the mining industry. From the hot and humid conditions experienced by employees above the 26th parallel to the cooler climates of Tasmania, whether it is maternity wear, bespoke smelter clothing or Fire Retardant styles, Blackwoods has the right apparel offer to meet customer needs.

Blackwoods has a dedicated apparel team with over 130 years of combined workwear experience and are committed to bringing the best workwear to customers. The apparel team is at the forefront of new product development, in-house embroidery capabilities, and technology and innovations within the industry that improve wearer safety and comfort whilst ensuring industry standards are strictly adhered to.

Earlier this year, Blackwoods partnered with BHP to create a more inclusive work wear range for women. To deliver on these requirements, an extensive consultation program was undertaken to understand the needs of the end-users. When the partnership started there were just 18 female range compared to 60 male ranges. Now there are 52 female ranges, with unisex options filling the small gap that remains.

Blackwoods also hosted a specific maternity wear workshop with 30 participants, who were all pregnant at the time. This workshop resulted in the design of a custom maternity wear range that is fit-for-purpose and that expectant mothers would actually want to wear.

The Blackwoods workwear team also has an in-house design unit that supports its exclusive brand Workhorse. The designers, product manager and demand planner work together with customers to ensure the right product is created and then well serviced with timely deliveries and healthy stock availability. Wherever possible, the Workhorse team take the opportunity to visit our partners on-site to gain a better understanding on how to continuously improve its offer. workwear on the web

Blackwoods leading online solution puts its entire workwear range at your fingertips. Continually improving the customer experience is at the heart of the design. Placing orders, checking order status, accessing past invoices, managing user access are all possible to tailor your order to your specific needs.

The Blackwoods website delivers an easy, fast and accurate customer experience. The many features can be customised to enable a unique ordering experience specific to your workplace needs.

  • Personalisation – ability to manage account details, view order history, access transaction history and invoices all unique to your business.
  • Rich Product Information – every product has zoomable images and a richer set of product attributes so you can compare attributes across multiple products.
  • Stock Availability & Alternatives – geographical personalisation gives you complete visibility of local stock levels, expected delivery times and alternative products.
  • Favourites Cart – save frequently ordered products and create templates for a seamless ordering experience.
  • Full Procurement Toolset – extensive functionality in account admin and spend management.
  • Check Balances & Pay Invoices – check account balance and pay invoices online.
  • Multiple Access Levels – your business can have multiple users with different levels of access.
  • Transaction History – users can view full account transaction history for the past 12 months with a complete list of all your purchases with Blackwoods.
  • Invoices – view and search invoices for the past year, pay invoices online or via credit card.
  • Payment Options – pay on credit/account or by credit card.
  • Check Balances & Pay Invoices – check account balance and pay invoices online.
  • Embellishment – choose pre-agreed embellishment options from a drop down list.
  • Workflow – approvals, requisitions and cost centres.

With a full service website, personalised trading terms, technical expertise and high quality, fit for purpose products, it’s never been quicker or easier to get the workwear you want, when you want it.

Blackwoods is the partner of choice for helping your business maintain, run and grow your operations safety. Visit or call 13 73 23 today!

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AMSJ April 2022