The New Forest Matrix is a new online ordering and distribution service that will connect local suppliers and buyers. The Matrix online software system is designed to revolutionise the marketing and movement of locally produced goods within the local supply chain. The software and website build has now been completed and we are at the stage of wishing to invite pilot businesses (both suppliers and buyers) to test the system.

Buyer Benefits

  • Greater range of products – huge choice of local products all in one comprehensive ordering system
  • Improved comparison – ability to compare scope and price of local products in one place
  • Real-time ordering – last minute & special deals also available
  • Reduced wastage – stock levels viewed & ordered in real time
  • Co-ordinated deliveries – multiple products delivered in one consolidated delivery
  • Automated invoices – improved account management & spending analysis

Supplier Benefits

  • Greater access to market – your product will be accessible to a large number of buyers all in one place
  • Improved access – easy to connect to local supply chains
  • Grow your business – ability to analyse demand & adapt
  • Reduced wastage – stock levels viewed & ordered in real time
  • Co-ordinated deliveries – via a single system saving time & money
  • Integrated summaries – view what you’ve sold, when & to which buyer
  • Automatic invoicing – consolidated invoicing for all transactions enabling quicker payment & improved cash flow

For further information on the development of the project and to register you interest in testing the system please fill in the form below:

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    For any other information please get in touch

    tel: Matt Callaghan 023 8028 5371 or email:

    Partners: Brand New Forest, Hampshire Fare, New Forest District Council, The New Forest Marque & New Forest National Park Authority

    Funded by: interreg, European Regional Development Fund