With turnovers from the hundreds of thousands to multi-millions, and with varied specialisms, Constructionline doesn’t have a 'typical' member. We’ve included some case studies to show how any operator involved in construction contracts can boost their business via Constructionline.
“Working in partnership with Constructionline, and utilising their knowledge of the industry, we were able to identify the most effective methods to engage with firms to promote our framework.”
Martin Jennings, Senior Procurement Officer
“The Constructionline system enables us to filter our search results by enterprise category to find the SME contractors in our region, a great source of local trades for our Supplier Network.”
Gordon Hunter, Supply Chain Development Manager
NHS London Procurement Partnership works with Constructionline to deliver the industry’s first Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS). “The DPS allows us to build a list of quality suppliers to enable an NHS trust or other public sector body to purchase goods or services through an ‘open market’ of potential suppliers.”
Edward James, Workstream Lead - Estates, Facilities and Professional Services
“This event was one of the busiest we’ve been to, and a great opportunity to connect with local SMEs. We made contact with a number of paving and roadwork contractors that we’re really keen to follow up with.”
Carrie Carter - Strategic Supplier Business Manager at Highways England
“The need to support and supplement our supply chain to ensure its long term sustainability has never been greater. The Showcase event offered the perfect opportunity to do so. As an exhibitor we were able to engage with SME businesses to enhance our supply chain of quality contractors.”
Michael Thomlinson - Head of Strategic Procurement & Supply Chain at Hill
"By assessing its supply chain for the Collaborative Delivery Framework using Constructionline, The Highways Agency was able to significantly reduce the time it takes to collate and assess PQQ responses. Highways England continues to benefit from the same process."
Shaun Lyons, Central Government Sector Manager at Constructionline
"This event offered a great chance for local contractors to meet key procurement decision makers to understand how they can win work in the Yorkshire region. We were really impressed by the level of enthusiasm from buyers discuss the opportunities in their pipeline."
Aaron Good, Client Relationship Manager - Constructionline
"By adopting Constructionline as our pre-qualification service provider, Enfield Council anticipates that this will avoid unnecessary cost and bureaucracy for our local providers and SMEs."
Kim Sharpe, Category Manager - Enfield and Waltham Forest Shared Procurement Service
"Constructionline is a natural fit with our own offering, allowing us to offer a streamlined procurement process for members while simultaneously providing ongoing essential rick management support."
Edward James, Workstream Lead - Estates, Facilities and Professional Services
"Constructionline alerts us to any issues with our supply chain; providing reassurance that any contractors with missing insurances, documents or financial issues are duly notified.
Although Osborne monitors its supply chain closely, Constructionline adds a considerable advantage to our set up by providing such valuable information automatically."
Nicole Barrett - Compliance Officer
"Adopting Constructionline has helped rationalise our supply chain and has removed the hassle of assessing PQQs. This is not only saving us immeasurable amounts of time and money, it also saves construction firms unnecessary costs as they don’t need to fill out a PQQ when applying for work with us."
Joe Moxham - Senior Business Development Manager
"At McLaughlin & Harvey, we support the drive to reduce duplication and unnecessary paperwork in the construction industry. By adopting the PAS 91 question set and by using Constructionline to ‘prequalify’ our sub-contractors, we believe the time and resource savings associated will strengthen our supply chain."
Michael Crotty - Business Development Manager, McLaughlin & Harvey
"Working with Constructionline to improve our pre-qualification questionnaires has been extremely beneficial in helping us make efficiency savings during the OJEU tendering process." John Gibbons - Procurement Project Manager
"Using Constructionline to help find and assess suppliers stage one PQQ status removes the unnecessary need for repetitive questionnaire completion and paper driven submissions, all time consuming and costly exercises for a bidder." Darren Judge - Construction Procurement Manager
"Without Constructionline, I have no doubts that we would be unable to complete the express OJEU process, as analysing the responses would take too much time and would ultimately delay our projects." Rupert Harrison - Health & Safety Manager
”Processing this contract through Constructionline saved us an unbelievable amount of time, and therefore money. We are convinced it is the way forward in dealing with all future contracts of this scale” Steve Brown, Contract Compliance Manager
“I’ve been in procurement for more than a decade and it’s the first system I’ve encountered which contributes to streamlining the process while simultaneously providing ongoing essential risk management support.” Keith Armstrong, Managing Director
“The suppliers we procure through Constructionline are not just assessed when the register with the service; they are continually monitored to ensure they are financially stable and have up-to-date health & safety policies and insurances” Howard Ledger, Alliance Manager
“Our procurement processes have become more efficient. Only having to request a contractor's Constructionline number rather than asking for a full PQQ.” Goran Jovanovic, Process & Systems Manager
“Constructionline is not just an accreditation and a stamp of approval. In our opinion, it really is an added value service which supports our sustainability strategy” Barry Boxall, Divisional Director, Building Solutions South
"Over 80 per cent of the suppliers on our approved lists are registered with Constructionline and the monitoring system means we can perform real time checks on the financial status of these companies." Sue Morton, Assistant Procurement Manager
"Our projects are now completed far quicker, by up to three months faster in some cases, by simplifying our pre-qualification procedures through Constructionline." Alan Williams, Procurement Officer
"By using the Constructionline process, we've benefited and so have the contractors that are already on the system." Peter Frazier Estates Purchasing Officer - Aston University.
Cambridgeshire County Council were one of the first buyers to adopt the use of Constructionline for sourcing contractors and building professionals for their construction projects. Regular use of the Constructionline system has helped achieve significant time and cost savings.
"By using Constructionline, we can not only achieve efficient and cost-effective procurement, but also reduce risk right down our supply chain. In these difficult times, reducing risk is priceless for us". Michael Routledge - Senior Procurement Officer, Gentoo Group
"When something needs doing it has to be immediate and we can't afford to take a gamble on someone we haven't used before by picking up the local telephone directory". Susan Galloway - Airfield Operations Co-ordinator
"We understood that Constructionline's minimum standards were sufficiently robust enough to act as a filter through which only those submissions that had any real possibility of success could pass". Martin Munro - Estates Development Manager, University of Glasgow
"We encourage all our suppliers to register with Constructionline and maximise the benefits both for us and for themselves." Denna Snow, Procurement Administrator at Moray Council
"Tendering costs for the strategic alliance were significantly reduced as a result of implementing the use of Constructionline." Kevin Melling, Head of Service at Streetscene Stockport
"The Constructionline team has always been extremely helpful in all aspects of client relation. I have no doubt in recommending them." David Jones, Contract Officer at West Lothian Council
"The use of the Constructionline database has helped the council achieve £10,000 per year in savings." Trevor Gates, Monitoring Officer
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