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March 2014 - WNS maintains UVDB verification status

March 2014 - WNS maintains UVDB verification status

WNS Network Services has passed the rigorous qualification process to continue it's UVDB verification status.

About UVDB (powered by Achilles)

We are a leading global provider of integrated supplier management and supply chain solutions.

We help companies to significantly reduce risks, costs and time spent on procurement activities, through our flexible range of supplier qualification and management solutions.

Our evaluation and qualification model is central to our offer and we undertake thousands of on-site audits and desktop assessments to ensure suppliers’ compliance is maintained.
Our model raises industry standards globally, by forming communities of buyers and suppliers across a wide range of industries – including automotive, construction, ICT, finance, mining and cement, oil and gas, public sector, service industries, transport and utilities.

We reduce costs and time spent on procurement activitiesWe increase value - your team can focus on delivering business operations
We reduce carbonWe increase access to new business opportunities
We reduce risksWe increase visibility of the whole supply chain

The power of buyer-supplier communities

Our business is based on collaboration. We help buyers and suppliers to form communities, led by dedicated steering groups from experts within the industry. This allows buyers and suppliers to share best practice and to help shape the future development of their community solutions.

Our customers

We work together with almost 800 of the world’s best-known companies including Shell, Balfour Beatty, Unilever, Toyota Motor Europe, E.ON, EDP, Vale and Rio Tinto.

Our vision and values

Our independent, collaborative and neutral stance sets us apart within the procurement value chain and from other organisations. Achilles is dedicated to becoming the leading provider of global supply chain management systems that help buyers and suppliers reduce time, cost, risk and carbon associated with  procurement activities. Underpinning all Achilles activities are three core values. Together, these values help us to develop services for sustainable procurement.


Achilles establishes and manages key buyer and supplier communities around the world, creating strong global networks.  In bringing these communities together, we act as an informed source of global procurement expertise, offering sector-specific understanding and local knowledge – delivering just what's needed to enable organisations to build stronger, more sustainable procurement relationships.


To make the right procurement decisions, organisations need access to the right information. Achilles' proven supplier management services help buyers and suppliers reduce information-related risk, providing the accurate, up-to-date data essential in making procurement activities sustainable.


Achilles is a name trusted by procurement communities the world over, and you'll find us open and unbiased, with a reputation for neutrality and fairness. We're dedicated to delivering equal treatment and total objectivity to the thousands of buyers and suppliers in the communities we manage. As a result, our principles are fast becoming the recognised standard in every sector we serve.