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Achilles is a global leader in supplier management and supply chain solutions, working with around 800 of the world's largest buying organisations.

We create and manage collaborative communities matching over 77,000 qualified suppliers with buyers, enabling contracts and reducing risks and costs for both groups.

See how Achilles can support your contract, procurement and risk teams through our supplier pre-qualification and risk management solutions.

 

 

 

 

 

Overview

What we offer

As the world's number one supply-base management organisation*, we provide validated supplier information and online services supporting buyers through key stages of the procurement process:

  • Supplier sourcing
  • Pre-qualifying
  • Evaluating
  • Auditing
  • Monitoring

Download a brochure

View or download the Achilles Solutions brochure to learn more about our procurement and supply chain risk management services.

 

*Gartner 2010

 

Supplier Management

Managing risk through accurate information

We offer a portfolio of supplier management solutions that support your approach to managing risk and your need for accurate information across functions, geographies, and sectors.

Our solutions recognise the increasing need to share supplier information beyond procurement teams to support other organisational stakeholders:

  • Finance – reducing administration and resourcing costs.
  • Health & Safety – identification of standards and supplier compliance.
  • CSR / Carbon Reduction - comprehensive approach to Corporate Social Responsibility, Carbon reduction and sustainability issues in the supply chain.

Creating collaborative supply chain communities

Our business is built around collaborative supply chain communities; starting with your organisation and your suppliers and extending to other buyers and suppliers within your industry. Our portfolio of Achilles solutions operates in these online communities to reduce cost, risk, and inefficiency in your supply chain.

 

Reducing Costs and Risk

Driving efficiencies, cost savings and risk reductions

Using online qualification, validated 3rd party data feeds, and our team of accredited auditors, we assess suppliers' capabilities and ensure compliance with legislative and corporate standards.

Our solutions drive efficiencies, cost savings and risk reduction across your organisation's procurement activities through:

  • A streamlined approach to identify, evaluate, and monitor suppliers – using an industry-defined risk model.
  • Access to accurate and up-to-date information on supplier standards and compliance.
  • Accurate and reliable visibility of risk across your supply base for all your stakeholders.
  • Efficient collection, analysis and sharing of supplier information through our centralised community model.
  • Reduced exposure to supplier non-compliance or failure.

The Achilles Difference
Achilles acts as an independent partner, providing validated data and insightful analytics to enable buyers across a sector to identify and manage risk, and suppliers to increase market reach while increasing compliance and minimising costs for the network as a whole.
 


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