Galliford Try appoints Algeco as strategic building hire partner

Galliford Try appoints Algeco as strategic building hire partner

Modular building solutions brand Algeco has been appointed as a strategic partner by Galliford Try for the supply of temporary modular buildings for hire.

Galliford Try’s project sectors including education, defence, health, highways, water, environment, custodial and judicial, rail, commercial, urban living investments, facilities management and telecoms are all covered by the agreement.

The two-year strategic partnership between Galliford Try and Algeco runs to 2024 and extends to all Galliford Try Group businesses including Morrison Construction.

Kristian O’Brien, supply chain manager (central procurement/supply chain) at Galliford Try, said: “Galliford Try appointed Algeco as a preferred supplier on a 2-year agreement following a comprehensive review of the market.”

He added: “Whilst the agreement is in its infancy, Algeco have wasted no time in becoming engrained into the culture of our business and building solid relationships, which is supported by excellent service levels and proactiveness. The quality of units supplied have been of excellent standard, but importantly the green credentials of these unit are supporting our sustainable growth strategy in becoming net zero carbon in our own operations by 2030.”

As a preferred strategic partner, Algeco will supply a full range of temporary buildings and 360 solutions for hire across all of the Galliford Try sectors.

The company said it was selected due to its track record of delivering projects to required specifications and deadlines whilst providing cost certainty, and its ability to assist Galliford Try on its path to becoming net carbon zero by 2030 in its own operations.

Andy Brind, strategic key accounts director at Algeco, said: “It’s clear that Galliford Try is a forward-thinking company that is committed to inclusivity and sustainability. That fact that the strategies of both companies are aligned in these important areas means that we were able to respond to the brief given to us. It’s part of our mission and purpose to make sure our site accommodation has a positive social and economic impact.”

Algeco UK Ltd is part of the Modulaire Group, a European modular services and infrastructure business. Algeco operates 22 site locations throughout the country servicing its portable, modular building and offsite construction hire and sales activities.

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