At Mt Todd, we are committed to supporting the local economy and promoting sustainable practices. We believe in utilizing local suppliers to enhance the socioeconomic development of the communities where we operate. Our website serves as a platform to showcase our dedication to working with local suppliers and the benefits it brings to both our company and the communities we serve.
Our commitment to local suppliers "We understand the importance of sourcing goods and services locally. By partnering with local suppliers, we contribute to the growth and development of local businesses, create jobs, and foster economic sustainability. We prioritize building long-term relationships with local suppliers based on trust, mutual respect, and shared values".
Why do we choose local suppliers? Choosing local suppliers has numerous benefits. Some of the key advantages of working with local suppliers include:
Economic Development: Supporting local suppliers helps stimulate the local economy by keeping money within the community. It promotes the growth of local businesses, creates job opportunities, and strengthens the overall economic base.
Reduced Carbon Footprint: By sourcing locally, we minimize transportation and logistics costs, which in turn reduces our carbon footprint. This aligns with our commitment to environmental sustainability and reducing our impact on the environment.
Faster Response Times: Working with local suppliers allows us to have more direct communication and faster response times. This enables us to address any issues or concerns quickly, resulting in efficient and effective supply chain management.
Quality and Reliability: Local suppliers often have a better understanding of local regulations, standards, and cultural nuances. This can lead to higher quality products and services, as well as improved reliability in terms of delivery schedules and responsiveness.
Community Engagement: Collaborating with local suppliers allows us to actively engage with the communities in which we operate. It demonstrates our commitment to being a responsible corporate citizen, supporting local businesses, and building strong relationships with local stakeholders.
How We Partner with Local Suppliers We are proud to work with a diverse range of local suppliers, including Jawoyn owned, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), minority-owned businesses, women-owned businesses, and other underrepresented groups. Our process for partnering with local suppliers is to utilize Industry Capability Network (ICN) Gateway which includes:
Supplier Identification: ICN proactively identify local suppliers through various channels, such as local business directories, trade associations, and community outreach programs.
Supplier Qualification: ICN have a rigorous qualification process to ensure that our local suppliers meet our standards for quality, reliability, and sustainability. We assess their capabilities, capacity, financial stability, and adherence to relevant regulations and standards.
Supplier Engagement: Once qualified, we engage in open and transparent communication with our local suppliers. We establish mutually beneficial relationships and work together to understand their capabilities, capacities, and limitations.
Supplier Development: We provide support and resources to help our local suppliers enhance their capabilities, capacity, and sustainability practices. This includes training, mentoring, and technical assistance, as well as promoting their products and services within our supply chain.
Supplier Performance Evaluation: We regularly evaluate the performance of our local suppliers based on agreed-upon key performance indicators (KPIs) and provide feedback to support their continuous improvement efforts.
Join Us in Supporting Local Suppliers We believe that working with local suppliers is a win-win for our company and the communities we serve. By choosing local suppliers, we contribute to the economic development, environmental sustainability, and social well-being of the communities in which we operate. We invite you to join us in supporting local suppliers and building stronger, more resilient communities together.
Contact ICN and register your interest if you are a local supplier interested in partnering with our mining company, please contact us to discuss potential opportunities for collaboration. We look forward to hearing from you!
Thank you for visiting our website and learning more about our commitment to utilizing local suppliers.