Making recycling the telecoms norm

To Shields recycling isn't just the process of converting waste into reusable material; it's also about playing our part in creating a reuse-focused society by making the circular economy a norm within the telecoms industry. Read on to find out how we provide a...
MarketPlace: The Core of your ESG Strategy

MarketPlace: The Core of your ESG Strategy

MarketPlace is helping telecommunications network operators reduce their carbon emissions through improved procurement of network assets.

Our study calculates that if all networkoperators sourced 20% of their assets from MarketPlace, this would equate to a 13,684,108 MT reduction in the industry’s emissions. That’s an average carbon saving of 89% per asset purchased. This reduction would significantly contribute to the sector’s net-zero targets by 2030 to 2040.

Five Benefits of Implementing MarketPlace

Five Benefits of Implementing MarketPlace

MarketPlace is a cutting-edge software system that offers telecommunications network providers an alternative to purchasing hardware from the original equipment manufacturer (OEM). MarketPlace provides operators with a global view of their assets, providing real-time visibility of the inventory available at their group warehouses worldwide. It then identifies the most efficient source for the product required, making it possible to reuse existing equipment internally rather than purchasing new products.

Broker Account Representative, Americas

Shields has over 40 years of global success in matching customer requirements with environmental concerns. We assist our customers in building, expanding and maintaining their networks in the most cost-efficient way possible. Our teams work closely with our customers...

Are you experiencing longer times from OEMs?

Are you experiencing longer times from OEMs?

Longer than usual lead times? Shortages in chipsets for semiconductors, as well as decreased raw materials, have created backlogs in the manufacturing network hardware used in the communications industry.

Shields doubles space at Staffordshire business park

Shields doubles space at Staffordshire business park

We're excited to announce we have doubled the size of our midlands facility in the UK. Shaun Lea, EMEA director at Shields Environmental, said: “As our business continues to expand, it is great to able to continue our relationship with Folkes and grow within the...

Supply Chain Partner, UK

Purpose of Job Role Supply Chain Partner role within Shields to deliver Key Supply Partner Development and Management within our online presence MarketPlace. Responsible for onboarding and regular communication with all key stakeholders within this crucial element of...