Partners and Suppliers.

Cornerstone's Supply Chain Management (SCM) function, manage and work with several hundred Third Party Suppliers to support the day-to-day management, acquisition, design and build of the UK's mobile infrastructure. Via an IACCM Commercial Framework, we manage our largest MSSA Partners, focussing on HSQE, Commercial Management, Programme Management, Finance and Strategic Relationships. In addition, Cornerstone is a member of the Law Society and British Computer Society.

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“We rely on our Partnerships across a wide range of products and services, which enable safe delivery and maintenance of our mobile critical national infrastructure. We are continually looking at our Supplier base to drive value, retain talent and bring innovation to the table while delivering world-class execution in the field.”

Stuart Farrell
Head of Supply Chain Management

Cornerstone relies on an end-to-end Supply Chain of over 450 Partners, with the common objective to achieve our business strategy to provide world-class output while fostering and developing strong partnerships with strategic suppliers. As a company, we engage with partners who can work within established industry service levels, providing quality deliverables and assisting us in meeting and exceeding the expectations of our customers. Our partners share and deliver Cornerstone's core values, understand the importance we place on conducting business openly, honestly, have integrity and "ALWAYS" put safety first.

Stuart Farrell, Cornerstone's Head of Supply Chain Management explains the vital role supply chain plays and processes in the video below.


Category purchasing
& management.

Cornerstone's category purchasing and management is a structured process that has experience at its core. Relationships have been built with a network that adds value to what we do and delivers solutions to our end-user communities. We purchase Products and Services from three categories;

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Cornerstone's category purchasing and management provide a broad range of services and products, including the examples listed below.

  • UK Mobile Site Acquisition Services
  • Outgoing UK Mobile Site Share Services
  • Real Estate Planning Professional Services
  • Legal & Professional Services;
  • Design & Construction Services (for existing and new assets/sites);
  • PPM Maintenance and Repair Services
  • IT Software & Outsourced Managed services

Our goal and standards

We ensure Cornerstone have a safe, strong and world-class Supply Chain function with an established industry leading baseline set of standards through working with partners and suppliers with the same approach, standards and values as us. We continually monitor these relationships, services and products from all our partners and suppliers to bring value to our customers.
All partners and 3rd Party suppliers working on Cornerstone assets and sites are audited to ensure they meet a set of safety standards prior to performing any sub-related works providing confidence for our customers.


Commercial contract
management.

Cornerstone’s SCM Function manage the in-life contract management programme of over 82% of our spend management under the IACCM framework, conducting regular corporate & contract governance focussing on HSQE, Finance, Delivery & Programme Management. The following Partners make up this programme:

  • Arqiva
  • Clarke Telecom
  • Wireless Infrastructure group
  • Network Rail
  • GallifordTry
  • BT
  • Cluttons
  • BalfourBeatty
  • Dael
  • Cellnex
  • Heathrow
  • Daly
  • MBNL
  • Mono
  • Shared Access
  • Western
  • WHP

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