The Utilities Vendors Database
ID Card Centre are proud to have been accepted on to the utilities vendors database, UVBD, from Achilles.
The UVDB is trusted by over 1500 buyers from over 80 UK utility companies to find suppliers to their industry. Assured that all suppliers have been prequalified on a range of procurement fundamentals including health and safety, corporate and social responsibility, compliance and ethics, the database adds peace of mind and speeds up procurement.
Additional reports on health and safety audits, financial analysis, supply chain mapping and carbon reduction can also be made available to further streamline the buying process.
Why use the UVDB?
The UVDB assists companies with managing supply chain risk and ensuring that suppliers comply with EU regulations, current industry legislation and, by using bespoke questionnaires, companies own specific governance.
Supplier information is always up to date, independently verified and available 24/7 via the secure servers.
By utilising the UVDB for your purchasing requirements you can work efficiently and ensure best pricing through the tender process.
Furthermore if tenders are above the EU threshold - and you need to comply with EU legislation - by using UVDB you can save up to 30 days in the procurement process.
Achilles bring buyers and suppliers together, creating a community to share information and forge a culture of best practice, business continuity, professionalism and continual improvement. This process also forms an agreed set of standards for suppliers to work to.
In additional, they analyse supply chains of complex buying organisations across various industry sectors to identify and mitigate risk and protect people, the planet and profit.
A consultancy service for is available from Achilles for both public and private sector organisations to further assist with purchasing requirements.
Achilles is one of the world’s largest providers of global supply chain risk management solutions, with over 950 people working across 22 countries, you can trust them when it comes to utilities procurement.
ID Card Centre can supply a range of products to companies within the utilities industries including ID cards; emergency identification cards which can include medical and next of kin information; hard hat ID stickers and a wide range of identity consumables – all for next working day delivery.