Cognibox and Alcumus Confirmed as Key Players in Verdantix’s Smart Innovators report for Contractor Safety Management Solutions
Alcumus is the only supplier with a full 'Comprehensive Functionality' score for contractor selection tools, monitoring and analytics to manage risks.
Independent research and advisory firm Verdantix has released its annual ‘Smart Innovators: Contractor Safety Management Solutions’ report, which provides an up-to-date analysis of the market.
The report, renowned for its expert research, provides insight to those responsible for the selection, implementation and management of contractor safety management solutions. It is based on 14 software suppliers, including Alcumus and recent Alcumus acquisition Cognibox.
More organisations are realising the importance of linking supply chain risk directly with their EHS strategies, increasing the demand for digital, connected solutions.
- 49% of EHS executives said they are prioritising the improvement of contractor management over the next two years.
- 17% of decision-makers plan to increase investment in contractor management in 2022.
The published report highlights that contractor safety management solutions are evolving to overcome the challenges of the pandemic and improve contractor pre-qualification and visibility for safer outcomes.
Verdantix provides an analysis of functionality used to meet prequalification, onboarding and safety training, site access control and control of work. Alcumus has twice demonstrated 'Comprehensive Functionality', and Cognibox ‘Out-of-the-box’ or ‘Evidence of functionality’ across all five categories
- On-site risk assessments
- Job hazard analysis
- Contractor selection tools
- Monitoring and analytics to manage risks
According to Verdantix, “Alcumus offers a contractor management portal that allows firms not only to track and assess individual contractor status on accreditations, insurance, work categories and risks on site, but also to facilitate the onboarding, prequalification and ongoing management of contractors.”
Tom Brown from Verdantix commented:
“Cognibox’s strong third-party employee management and training tools are set to add greater firepower to Alcumus’s already high-performing offerings for contractor safety management”
Paul White, Chief Marketing Officer at Alcumus, said:
“We have delivered transparency, control and insight into supply chains for over 20 years and are committed to supporting our global clients to manage their ethical, financial and safety risks.
The recent acquisition of Cognibox is another step forward to deliver best-in-class services and technology across our key geographies. Verdantix have recognised that this strengthens the overall Alcumus Supply Chain portfolio, ensuring our hiring clients and members are delivered the best solutions available.”
To find out how our technology, people and expertise gives organisations insight into the resilience of their supply chain, visit https://www.alcumus.com/en-gb/supply-chain-compliance/