Members have two search options, either to search via a free text box or by using pre-defined categories. We use a tagging and keyword system, so suppliers, events, services and documents are tagged with key search terms that we predict members will use to search. We also monitor what members are searching for on a regular basis, which allows us to recommend existing suppliers, add new more appropriate tags and source new suppliers if we need to
“Consortium Procurement’s greatest asset is the expert advice and personal attention we have received. When choosing a framework supplier, we had a lot of different needs that needed to be met. We received considerable advice and guidance that continued through the process of further competition and the engagement of new contractors.”
Andrew Grice, Asbestos Compliance Specialist, The Regenda Group
Northern Housing Consortium
We are part of the Northern Housing Consortium (NHC), but our reach is national. The NHC represents the views of housing organisations in the North of England. NHC bring its members together to share ideas, represent their interests and ensure they are heard at a regional and national government level.