A Buyer’s Perspective of Achilles UVDB - Getting more value out of Achilles UVDB

Date: 18th April 2011

Location: Textile Centre of Excellence, Huddersfield

Getting more value out of Achilles UVDB

This event is FREE to all members if the Water Industry Forum.

The Water Industry Forum is putting together a workshop for suppliers to understand more about how the water company buyers use Achilles, and for buyers to get feedback on how they can better value from the supplier selection process.

This event will first explore how water companies use UVDB as part of their procurement process. The workshop will then give suppliers the opportunity to share their experiences and offer feedback of how the use of Achilles UVDB could be improved to give more value for all stakeholders.

Speakers are

* Steve Crake, Head of Procurement, Northumbrian Water Ltd

* John Herdman, Manager of Supply Chain and Fleet, Yorkshire Water Services Ltd

The event will take place on Monday 18th April  from 13:00 to 15:00 (coffee served from 12:30 pm) at the Water Industry Forum, Textile House, Red Doles Lane, Huddersfield, HD2 1YF.

For more details please see the attached event synopsis.


If you would like to attend, please register your interest below.  Places are limited so please register in the first instance.  Details of location and directions will be sent out with your confirmation.

Please note our cancellation policy:

The Water Industry Forum reserve the right to make a cancellation charge of £20 if you do not give at least 3 working days notice that you are unable to attend.

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Please click below for the breakout session notes and presentations from the seminar:

Breakout session notes

Yorkshire Water - John Herdman

Northumbrian Water - Steve Crake