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Fortius working for the Railway Industry in partnership with RSSB

Fortius is a leader in building and managing supplier assessment solutions on behalf of clients. We work on behalf of the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) to deliver their rail supplier assessment scheme for the rail industry’s Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS). This scheme serves over 90 buyers and 4,000 supplier members in the rail industry and includes some of the largest rail companies in the UK, such as Network Rail and Transport for London (TfL).

Fortius Network provides the Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme (RISQS), the platform solution that allows suppliers to register and complete their assessment information. We also provide customer services and desktop verification for suppliers and buyers within the platform.

If you’re a buyer in the rail industry or utilise another supplier assessment solution or have your own bespoke in-house processes for assessing suppliers, then the RISQS supply chain management solution is for you.

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If you wish to assess suppliers by your own bespoke criteria, you can leverage Fortius’ technology platform to administer your own fully customised question set and requirements to your suppliers and our verification services to assess the information suppliers provide in accordance with your criteria. You’ll still be able to access, analyse and manage all of the nearly 60,000 suppliers on our Fortius network. Learn more about this solution set here.

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You can use our technology platform to access, analyse, and manage all of the nearly 60,000 suppliers on our network. You can also set additional custom requirements or questions for your supply chain, as needed, and directly view supplier’s information and documentation to make your own assessments on their compliance, using self-assessment workflow tools that are built into our “Fortius Network” software. Learn more about this solution set here. 

Regardless of the approach you choose, you’ll benefit from our existing repository of supplier information while retaining the flexibility to customise requirements, questions, or assessment approach as needed.

How Fortius supports RISQS for RSSB

Buyers of products and services throughout the Great Britain rail industry use RSSB RISQS as their supplier qualification service. RISQS helps suppliers sell into the rail industry by providing an open, fair and transparent way for suppliers to be formally recognised as capable providers of products and services.

This means we support Network Rail, Transport for London, passenger and freight operating companies, rolling stock organisations, main infrastructure contractors and many other buying organisations in managing supply chain risk.

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100+ MILLION

Up-to-date supplier data points

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22,000+

Full finiancial accounts submitted by suppliers

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600+

Data points per supplier

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