North West builders’ merchants and supply chain solution Sovini Trade Supplies has joined The Cirrus Consortium Materials Framework.

Sovini Trade Supplies has become part of the North-West-based Cirrus Consortium Materials Framework. The scheme helps the social housing sector, local authorities, NHS Trusts, schools and universities, as well as registered charities with their procurement needs throughout the UK.

Sovini Trade Supplies, who are part of The Sovini Group can now support members of the Consortium as a supplier; providing building, repair and maintenance materials, in addition to a managed stores service, all the time being fully compliant public procurement legislation.

Sovini Trade Supplies, Regional Operations Manager, Alan Evans, said: “We are delighted to join The Cirrus Consortium Materials Framework. We already work in collaboration with current members of the Consortium and we are looking forward to growing our client base, supporting more members and providing value for money. We are an experienced and proven supplier who already work closely with the social housing sector.”

The Framework is managed on behalf of the Consortium by Cirrus Purchasing, a specialist procurement consultancy based in North West England.

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