PRESS RELEASE: AFI Achieves Top 5 Star Achilles BuildingConfidence Rating For Fifth Consecutive Year

Powered access specialist AFI has achieved the top 5 star Achilles BuildingConfidence rating for the fifth consecutive year following a recent reassessment.

Five stars are only awarded to suppliers who comply with all aspects of the certification for two or more consecutive years. To gain the general accreditation, companies have to demonstrate a high level of competence in the following areas - health & safety, quality assurance and control, environmental management, business continuity, sub-contractor and supplier management, social and ethical controls, and plant and equipment management.

AFI Director Nick Higgins said: "Only a small proportion of BuildingConfidence accredited companies gain the 5 star rating. We are very proud to be one of these companies and to have maintained this achievement for the fifth consecutive year."

BuildingConfidence is recognised as the standard for supplier excellence within the industry. Major contractors use the service to evaluate their supply chains, drive up performance and forge long lasting relationships with key suppliers.

AFI became the first powered access rental company in the UK to achieve BuildingConfidence certification when it gained its first accreditation in 2008.