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Last edited 13 Aug 2021
Tier 2 and tier 3 suppliers
BIS Research paper No. 145, Supply Chain Analysis into the Construction Industry, A Report for the Construction Industrial Strategy, published by the Department for Business Innovation and Skills in October 2013 suggests that tier 2 suppliers are: ‘Designers, constructors and suppliers with a sub-contract with the tier one contractor.’
Project procurement and delivery guidance, Using two stage open book and supply chain collaboration, Published by HMSO in 2014, suggests that tier 2/3 subcontractors and suppliers are: ‘…all contractors, manufacturers and suppliers appointed by a Tier 1 Contractor or by a Tier 2 Subcontractor to undertake work/supply packages forming part of a project or programme or work’
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