Supplier: Joining Achilles

Invited to Join: 

Many Suppliers will be invited to join, with Achilles acting on behalf of Buyer clients.  

Join proactively:  

You can also choose to register proactively to benefit from visibility to Buyers and to show that you are Achilles-assured. To register, visit https://www.achilles.com/join-a-community/. Once you have received an invitation email you can complete your registration and payment, and then start using the platform immediately. 

Respond to invitation email

Your sign-up to the MyAchilles platform starts with a personalized invitation email. The Get Started link in the email is specific to you – please do not use emails sent to other recipients. The invitation will have been generated by Achilles either at your request or at the request of a Buyer you are working with.  

Clicking on the link will take you to a new screen inviting you to activate your account. If you already have access to MyAchilles via an existing subscription, use the Sign In link instead.  

Provide registration details

After being asked to provide a password and to confirm your details, you will be presented with list of core questions about your company that will help us to ensure you have the appropriate membership level and assurance questions. Information already held about you will be pre-populated on the form  

Choose networks and products

You will next be shown the available core Community/Network membership packages. 

Within the extras section, you are able to add products such as Audit and Supplier Notice. Please see section, Supplier Notice for further details on this product. 

Your subscription section  will display the required level of assurance and thus subscription package) for your Communities/Networks, drawing on factors such as the products/services you supply. The Community you have been invited to join will be shown selected and padlocked. You can browse the links to discover other Communities you may wish to join.  

After you have selected Sectors and Communities you will be asked to select the product and service codes that you supply. Different Communities may have different code sets for you to choose from. See our separate Code Guides to understand how the codes are structured. You can select codes at the broader third and more detailed fourth levels. Please take care to select the codes that most accurately reflect the products and services you supply. These will be used by Buyers to find you in search and involve you in procurement opportunities.  

Payment

Upon confirming your subscription and accepting terms and conditions, there are two options if payment is required. One is to pay in-platform using a payment card; the other is to request an invoice. If you select the latter option you will still be able to start using the platform immediately, but you will not be able to publish your full Questionnaire and become visible to Buyers until you have paidThe currency you will be invoiced in is shown on the screen and cannot be changed. Note that if you sign up for card payments, automatic renewal payments will be taken each year unless you ask to cancel your subscription.  

 

 

Updated on 6th October 2021

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