This Policy sets out the commitment of A&P Group companies to conduct business with its Supply Chain in a manner which is consistent with its Business Conduct and Ethics Policy in order to operate with high integrity and honesty at all times.
This Policy will apply to all A&P Group companies.
All A&P Group procurement will be performed in compliance with our core values of professional excellence, integrity, quality performance and consideration of health, safety and the environment.
When appropriate we will develop and maintain Long Term contractual Agreements (LTAs) with key Preferred Suppliers, in an environment where continual improvement is encouraged to ensure profitable growth for A&P Group and its Preferred Suppliers.
All Procurement and Supply Chain Activities will be undertaken in accordance with the A&P Group Purchasing Procedures and Practices, which incorporate the above Procurement Strategy.
The A&P Group will work to continually develop its Relationships with its Suppliers in a manner which maximises its Sustainable Procurement responsibilities to all Clients through the Supply Chain, whilst looking to introduce Lean Initiatives, in order to deliver Best Practise within Operational and Administrative areas of the Business.
• Engage with its Suppliers to measure Safety, Quality, Delivery, Responsiveness and Payment Performance
• Formally meet with its Preferred Suppliers to review Performance and work with its Suppliers to address any performance concerns
• Continually work with its Supply Chain on Performance and Cost Reduction Initiatives in order to deliver best overall value for its Clients