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3 steps to simplify post audit follow-up

by Bertrand Duteil on 26/01/2017

Audits are an important part of quality and supplier management. They are used to check specifications, internal standards and external processes required during certification processes for some standards such as the IFS or the ISO. They require a lot of time and energy from all parties - before, during and after the audit (more information about the audit process in this blog post). Once the audit is over starts the follow up and the implementation of improvements.

We will discuss in this blog post about the audit follow-up and how to make it efficient to improve your suppliers and your own quality management.


Topics: Audits, tips

HACCP Concept: Food Safety & Hygiene

by Bertrand Duteil on 26/05/2016

The Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) Concept is used as an instrument to setup a self-monitoring system. It has been created to recognize, reduce and avoid risks upstream and to guarantee food safety for the consumers.

It applies to all companies selling or processing food, but also to producers and suppliers working in the following fields:


Topics: Tipps, Audits, for supplier manager, for customer service

Supplier Audit - How to evaluate your suppliers efficiently?

by Bertrand Duteil on 14/04/2016

Audits are an important part of a customer-supplier partnership, aiming to check and improve the current quality and delivery processes. Required by the ISO 9001 standards, supplier audits can be used as a key element for the yearly supplier evaluation.

We listed for you the most important steps to make an efficient supplier audit and the different points and domain which should be at the core of your evaluation.

Benefits of supplier audits:


Topics: Insider, Audits, for supplier manager