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Granada awarded Achilles UVDB approval – with outstanding rating


Granada Material Handling have been awarded Achilles UVDB (Utilities Vendor Database) accreditation, following a rigorous, 2-day on-site assessment by one of the world’s leading global supply chain risk management companies. Overall, Granada’s rating was 98% – an exceptionally high score for this independent audit.

Used by over 1,000 buyers from over 40 UK Utilities companies, Achilles UVDB accreditation pre-qualifies Granada as an approved supplier to the Utilities sector, and makes it easier for buyers to comply with EU procurement regulations and to manage supply chain risk in a range of key areas, including:

  • health and safety
  • quality
  • financial and legal
  • environmental
  • professional and technical
  • sustainability and CSR

Membership of this community offers Granada access to the latest industry thoughts and trends, helping to ensure that they stay at the forefront of developments in quality and customer service, and can pass these on to customers across the UK.

Mark Sidwell, Director of Granada Material Handling, commented,

‘I’m delighted to have this independent recognition of the standards we work to here at Granada. The overall rating given by Achilles is testament to the dedication and expertise of staff across SHEQ and all areas of our business, demonstrating Granada’s commitment to best practice to both existing and potential customers in this sector.’