A complex supply chain requires a simple solution, Allenbuild chooses Builder’s Profile
Byfleet, Surrey based national main contractor Allenbuild, part of the £551m Places for People Group, chooses Builder’s Profile to help manage its complex supply chain.
Allenbuild are a full service subcontractor and a main contractor, for projects which range in value from £5 to £30 million. This hybrid supply chain requirement brings with it a particular set of compliance and communications challenges which Builder’s Profile addresses. As a main contractor on enhancement & refurbishment projects in schools, libraries and museums, and subcontractor on large projects, the new relationship with Builder’s Profile will enhance their ability to manage its supply chain to high and auditable standards.
Allenbuild advise their supply chain, ‘We have adopted a Risk/Value approach to establish the ‘best’ form of relationship for each subcontractor or supplier, evaluated constantly, first on a whole company basis and then on a project-by-project basis.’ All Preferred Suppliers must meet the criteria in respect of:
- Safety and Workforce Competencies
- Financial Stability
- Environmental Issues
- Risk Management
- Commercial Performance
From May 2016, Allenbuild will invite submission of supply chain information for assessment and approval via Builder’s Profile. Frank Becker, Builder’s Profile Chairman comments, ‘We’ve evolved the Builder’s Profile platform based on the real needs of our 25,000 users. This means that whether main contractor or subcontractor, the platform simply delivers exactly what’s needed. Allenbuild’s decision to adopt Builder’s Profile is a real vote of confidence in us.”
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