Why are Southern Construction Frameworks working with Local Supply Chain?
SCF have invested in Local Supply Chain in order to build upon its industry-leading two-stage open book process, to reach new levels of intelligent project management for the public sector, whilst increasing contractor efficiency during pre-construction with this intuitive software tool.
SCF and LSC are working together to cultivate a versatile and resilient community of engaged suppliers offering robust competition and early specialist engagement, a source of high quality, impartial advice to public clients by allowing clients and main contractors to engage with local SMEs and the community in a fair and transparent way
As well as delivering better value through increased competition, LSC will provide a platform for SCF to target social value efforts, reward ethical conduct and give employment and skills a local focus.
This new relationship will allow SCF to improve quality standards and training through the supply chain, supporting better project delivery via direct relationships with local suppliers.
Local Supply Chain not only delivers this, but also provides all framework partners with access to a leading software package that makes the day to day supply chain management and procurement processes easier, and less time-consuming.
SCF use this information to provide clients, and potential clients with strong business cases which demonstrate why SCF are industry-leading experts, and central to their offering is the engagement and employment of local SMEs.