Launch of new TransQ Global community

9 May 2018

Achilles announces today the launch of TransQ Global, a new supplier assurance and prequalification scheme that will bring together Buyers and Suppliers from across the transport industry, to meet evolving assurance and corporate social responsibility (CSR) needs.

Building on the success of the existing Achilles transport community in the Nordics, which includes Buyers such as Trafikverket, Swedavia and Marine Harvest, the launch of TransQ Global will enable customers to benefit from a multi modal approach to global opportunities and supply chain management.

Achilles has a number of cross community transport customers including Manchester Airports Group, ABB and Peel Ports. TransQ Global will bring together transport Buyers and Suppliers to facilitate greater cross sector business opportunities, and better supply chain visibility, with competitively priced services providing demonstrable value for money.

Services will include:
• A seamless assurance, verification, management and audit service.
• Comprehensive business insights presenting detailed analysis of individual companies, competitors and the wider industry.
• Access to global cross sector supply chain opportunities.
• Innovative, new to market audit modules including diversity and inclusion, sustainability, CSR and Modern Slavery.

As the global leader and partner of choice for supply chain risk and performance management, Achilles brings together cross sector expertise with unrivalled industry insight; enabling Buyers and Suppliers to streamline procurement processes, raise compliance standards and reduce costs.

Jay Katzen, CEO of Achilles Information commented:

“We are delighted to launch TransQ Global, bringing the full range of Achilles services to the Transport sector in the UK, enabling buyers and suppliers in this industry to develop and improve their supply chains using the full range of Achilles supplier prequalification and assurance services.

“Offering much more than just a qualification scheme, Achilles has delivered trusted supply chain assurance across a number of sectors for nearly 30 years, working across the world with global brands. Building on two decades of success with our Nordic Transport community we are, able to use our cross sector knowledge, experience and insights information to bring this to the UK market. Enabling the development of this industry for both Buyers and Suppliers will facilitate improved safety performance, assurance, productivity and sustainable development as the transport sector evolves.”


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