Working with businesses who want to diversify, broaden their customer base and unlock new market opportunities.

A partnership between the North East LEP, NEAA, RTC North, NEPIC and Generator, Supply Chain North East will work with over 800 businesses between 2018 and 2023 and is designed to support businesses in the following sectors:

  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Subsea, offshore and energy technologies
  • Automotive and transport
  • Health and life sciences
  • Digital, tech and creative
  • Process, chemical and pharmaceutical

What are the opportunities?

The Supply Chain North East programme will provide businesses with tailored, specialist advice in areas including sales and marketing, digital transformation, accreditation and compliance. Market specialists will be on hand to provide industry insight and sector knowledge on UK and international supply chains.

By working with individual business leaders and their teams, our advisors and market specialists are here to help you build on your core competencies, understand improvement needs and identify suitable opportunities in new and existing markets.

Delivering an opportunity review, Supply Chain North East will also help you make the most of new technology, to drive productivity and innovation in new products and services.


Key services of the supply chain North East will be to provide:

Access to market specialists

Industry insight and sector knowledge on UK and international supply chains

Sales & marketing support

Refining your marketing strategy and grow the value of existing customers

Operational improvement plans

Opportunity review and action plan to help you set improvement goals

Support with digital transformation

Understanding how technology can drive competitiveness, profitability and innovation

Knowledge on accreditations and compliance

Help with achieving standards required by markets, supply chains and customers

Support developing talent

Wrap around series of workshops and best practice visits


If you’d like to know more about the Supply Chain North East programme, please contact the NEAA on:

T: 0191 516 4400

You can also fill in an expression of interest form