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Anglian Water

  • Developed the Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) approach to enable Anglian Water to manage and develop key suppliers in Repair and Maintenance in the East of England
  • Addressed two key spend categories covering materials and service requirements to drive cost and efficiency improvements
  • Actively engaged the senior management team at Anglian Water to extend the SRM approach to other categories, including key contractors

 

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