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CASE STUDY: 

How OCG Software’s supplier management platform underpins Yondr’s global expansion

Yondr’s journey to managing a global supply chain

2x

year-on-year growth in the size of the supply chain

4x

improvement in overall supplier compliance within 1 year

100%

compliance across
'on-site' suppliers

1000+

accurate data points captured and maintained per supplier

The Problem

As record holders for the fastest development of a hyperscale data centre, it’s no surprise that speed is core to Yondr’s business strategy.

However, rapid global expansion comes with huge risks. Yondr needed a simple and cost effective way to manage a rapidly expanding supply chain across new and unfamiliar markets.

Yondr introduced OCG Software’s supplier management platform as the trusted master record of all their suppliers.

Through the platform, Yondr’s teams can quickly and securely find, select, engage and monitor suppliers from their rapidly evolving supply chain, in full confidence of compliance and performance.

With OCG Software’s supplier management platform in place, Yondr continues to launch complex projects in new markets, knowing their local teams are only working with the very best suppliers.

About Yondr

Launched in 2020, Yondr is a developer, owner-operator and service provider of hyperscale data centres.

Yondr aims to meet businesses’ growing demand for data centre capacity and technical real estate with its scalable, high-performance data centre services.

“OCG Software is  a critical partner for Yondr Group. 

 

Without their platform, we wouldn’t have a clear view of supplier compliance across our supply chain, which means we wouldn’t be able to grow as quickly. It’s that simple!”

Anna Williams

Head of Procurement & Risk

How OCG Software ensures Yondr’s suppliers remain  compliant 

The solution

Yondr now onboard all suppliers via a configurable supplier portal, giving them total confidence that compliance standards have been met for the relevant countries, sites and categories of supply they require.

As the single source of truth for Yondr’s supplier data, OCG Software integrates with Yondr’s ERP system ensuring it is maintained with the latest supplier information and suppliers are automatically put on hold in the event of a non-compliance incident.

 

With a trusted record of the supply chain at their fingertips, Yondr's buyers are now able to tap into the latest site-specific assessments, diversity and sustainability information to make the best possible supplier selection decisions.

Key Headlines

Supplier information is always up to date

OCG Software’s vendor master record becomes a single source of truth for supplier information that is exchanged with Yondr’s existing business systems

Blocks non-compliant activity

OCG Software automatically triggers remedial action in the event of supplier incidents, blocking POs being raised against non-compliant suppliers

Highlights the best suppliers

Makes it easy to manage preferred supplier lists and channel spend towards the highest performing, lowest risk suppliers

Makes it easy to do business

The platform facilitates a 2-way dialogue about supplier information management, so the data is always up-to-date and assessments are tailored to reflect supplier risk

Saves time, cost & disruption

Yondr have been able to double their supplier base year-on-year and improve compliance by 40% per quarter with a team of 3 FTEs

What’s next for Yondr

Within the coming years Yondr will launch data centres in the US, Canada, Central and South America.

OCG’s site-specific question sets, risk assessments, and integrations with other systems ensure that the platform is flexible enough to meet Yondr’s changing needs as the company grows.

With OCG's support, Yondr will ensure its high standards for worker conditions are maintained for suppliers and subcontractors globally, and any risk of disruption to its service is significantly reduced.

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