Thursday 24th Aug 2017 - Logistics & Supply Chain

Supplier management first for rail operator

Rail operator First Greater Western is to implement Achilles’ Total Supplier Management system.

The aim is to put in place a supplier information management solution that would give it a holistic view of its entire supply base with the visibility of constantly updated and validated data on their suppliers.

Achilles has provided supplier pre-qualification services, through Link-up, to First Great Western for a number of years.

“Through TSMS, First Great Western will have a clear and transparent process for supplier engagement, and a means to align procurement processes and risk management across the organisation,” said procurement chief Kevin Bartlett.

“We value our relationships with suppliers and with Achilles’ assistance we will maintain a single source of high quality information that will allow us to further improve supplier integration and to continuously drive performance improvements.”

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