Supply Chain and Procurement is increasingly becoming an area of focus for our industry, with over 90% of all expenditure on construction sites in the hands of our Specialist Supply Chain Partners.
Our Partnership with Birmingham, Sandwell and Wolverhampton procurement portal’s, as well as our own online vetting systems for new and potential suppliers, aimes to boost business activity across the local economy, by helping local businesses to develop skills, and supporting them in bidding for contractors. Thomas Vale are fully committed to supporting the principle of keeping the “Midlands pound in the Midlands” through the use of local manufacturing and labour resources. We are also driving the development of the local construction industry through our Forum Training Centre, which offers training to both our Clients and our Supply Chain.
To register, please follow the link to our Supply Chain Portal: www.procurement.thomasvale.com/
Supply Chain Partnership Assessment
A two way assessment process used to objectively measure how well Thomas Vale Construction and the Supply Chain are working together. This will be carried out annually by the Procurement Team and the Supply Chain.
What are our Supply Chain assessed on?
Quality Performance and Management, References, Health & Safety, Environmental and Sustainability Legislation and Compliance, Corporate Governance and Policies, Financial Standing, References, Training and Development, Apprenticeships, Corporate Social Commitment, Latest Audited Accounts, Public Liability Document, Employers Liability Document , PI Insurance, Product Liability Insurance, Waste Carriers Licence, ISO 14001 Certificate, ISO 9000 Certificate, Trade Association Membership, Investors in People certificate, etc.
Aligned Training & Development
All supply chain partners are committed to meeting IIP standards and meet with our in-house team and Forum Training to employ and train local people.