Supply Chain

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Maintaining the highest standards with a consistent approach

At Robertson, we value our supply chain members as critical partners in the successful delivery of daily operations across our family of businesses.  

Fully integrating our activities to create highly focused delivery teams, our joint principles ensure we work collaboratively to deliver supply chain excellence across all areas of project delivery. 

With 70 per cent of business turnover being associated to the work, services, and materials our supply chain members provide, it is essential that we maintain a high performing multi sector supply chain made up of national, local, SME and third sector suppliers, subcontractors, manufacturers, designers, and consultants.  

We value the wider significance that effective supply chain management practices can have on our ability to deliver a lasting legacy across the communities where we work. As a responsible business it is therefore essential that we create the right environment where our extended supply chain can meet our high standards. 

£1bn+ local spend 

(40 miles of projects) since July 2021

£2m+ spend 

with Social Enterprises since July 2021


Supply Chain Spend per annum.

Supply Chain Excellence

Our strength comes from our supply chain, and we know that having a strong and flexible wider team is vital to the success of our projects and our future.

That’s why one of our strategic aims is to deliver supply chain excellence across our family of businesses. Our Supply Chain Excellence programme has been developed to provide a structure of support and integration across all areas of our supply chain to help them meet the high standards we set across all our projects. 

This collaborative approach to supply chain management allows us to maintain the highest of standards and support the many businesses working with us. 

Find out about our Supply Chain Excellence programme

Our supply chain standards

Supply chain development remains at the core of our business strategy. 

Developing long term relationships plays an important part in our approach to supply chain excellence, alongside keeping abreast of industry developments, engaging with upcoming new business ventures, and maintaining local relationships with SMEs and third sector providers.

Join our supply chain

If your company can meet our standards and have a desire to support Robertson on delivering our long-term goals, then please complete the application which will be reviewed by our Supply Chain Team.   

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Tell our Supply Chain Team about your business

Fair working practice and Fair Work

We are fully supportive of the public sector in Scotland’s promotion of Fair Work Practices and actively strive to provide a fair and positive working environment for all our employees. 

Through our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy, we are committed to the elimination of all discrimination and the promotion of equal opportunity in employment for all.  

Similarly, in our Fairness and Respect Policy, we strive that every employee comes to work feeling safe and respected in the workplace, and beyond. 

Our supply chain documentation

Visit our documents page to find important policies and procedures related to supply chain and procurement.   

Read our documents and policies