QWM Group

100% Achilles Audit Success for Quest

We are pleased to announce that we have recently been audited and approved by Achilles, the supply chain solutions specialist

Achilles UVDB is the utility industry pre-qualification system used throughout the utilities sector in the UK to manage risk within the supply chain and comply with UK regulations. The service provides an open and transparent method of supplier choice for tender opportunities, helping to build the highest standard of supply chain assurance.

The two-day audit which involved one day at our Ossett head-office and a second day site visit took place on the 12th and 19th of January 2024, meticulously assessing areas of the business including health and safety, quality, training and competence, social and ethical behaviour, sustainability, supply chain management, and environmental practices.

Quest scored 100% across all categories with no non-conformances or observations.

Management System:

  • Corporate & Social Responsibility: 100% 
  • Environmental: 100% 
  • Health & Safety: 100% 
  • Quality: 100% 

Site (Brighouse):

  • Corporate & Social Responsibility: 100% 
  • Environmental: 100% 
  • Health & Safety: 100% 
  • Quality: 100% 

The approval to the system gives potential buyers the confidence that potential suppliers have been audited by an industry leading accreditation company and have reached the relevant high standards for their systems.

Nick Rushworth, Director of Operations, said: “At Quest, our dedication to delivering exceptional service to our customers is unwavering. The attainment of the Achilles accreditation reaffirms our ongoing commitment to enhancing and upholding these elevated standards consistently.”

“This achievement not only showcases our dedication but also establishes added confidence in our customers, reassuring them that they are collaborating with a reputable and trusted partner.”