YORbuild signs Sypro to teach supply chain

Grant Prior 10 years ago

Organisers of the YORbuild framework have joined forces with project management specialist Sypro to teach the whole supply chain about the NEC contract used for construction work under the programme.

Sypro will train trade contractors working under the framework across Yorkshire and Humberside and YORbuild will use the firm’s specialist software to run contracts.

Simon Hunt, Managing Director of Sypro, said: “As a business based in East Yorkshire, we are totally dedicated in assisting our local framework and its supply chain.

“Through the provision of our NEC compliant web based software solution we have an excellent understanding of the issues that the wider supply chain face in understanding the NEC form of contract.

“Working collaboratively with YORbuild we can aid the development of competency in this regard via the Supply Chain Engagement Programme.”

Sypro work on a range of schemes from £15,000 minor works to advising on Brookfield’s £840m Glasgow Southern General Hospital job.

Lee Parkinson, YORbuild Framework & Performance Manager said: “One of the key ingredients to a successful framework is a good level of contract knowledge and education throughout the supply chain. We are really pleased that Sypro are dedicated to helping YORbuild drive this education forward throughout the region.”

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