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3 Most Important Reasons to Evaluate your Suppliers

by Anna Dunn on 27/09/2018

Evaluating your suppliers is beneficial for both your company and the business partners. Effective supplier reviews let you clearly define your needs so that your business partnerships can thrive in a transparent and efficient environment. Here are the 3 reasons for conducting an effective supplier evaluation process:

 

1. Communication of clear expectations

By clearly defining what is it that you actually need from your suppliers, it will create a layer of transparency and trust. These values are important to foster because if your suppliers know exactly what to expect when doing business with your company, they can deliver at much higher quality. Through effective communication and clear direction to the business partners, they are also more likely to be responsive when it comes to future product and process innovation which fosters efficiency and progress.

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Topics: risk management, Manufacturing Audit, Supplier Relationship Management Software, SRM Software, SRM Benefits, Supplier Evaluation, Vendor Reviews

6 Reasons to Use a Web-Based SRM Software System

by Anna Dunn on 20/09/2018

There are several benefits to implementation of a web-based SRM tool, all of which ultimately help make daily processes within your team more efficient. 

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Topics: for supplier manager, risk management, Document Management, manufacturing documentation, Supplier Relationship Management Software, SRM Software, Web-Based Document Management, SRM Benefits, Benefits of Supplier Relationship Management

REACH Regulation: What you need to know

by Bertrand Duteil on 24/08/2017


Chemicals and hazardous substances are among the most controlled and regulated goods on the market, but they are also the most used in our daily products such as cleaning products or clothes. In the European Union, every chemical has to be registered by the European Chemical Agency (ECHA) and to follow the REACH procedure.

We will today learn more about the REACH regulation and how to apply it to your company.

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Topics: Certifications, tips, risk management

Risk assessment in the food industry in four steps

by Bertrand Duteil on 11/05/2017

Food safety is the concern number one of the food industry. In order to always provide the best products and protect their users, food companies get different certifications such as the SQF certification and invest in quality management. They also use risk management to master the status quo in their structure and foresee possible harms and problems.

One way to start solving problems before they occur is the risk analysis. Defined by the Codex Alimentarius, a complete risk analysis is made of three steps: risk management, risk assessment and risk communication.

We will today learn more about risk assessments in the food industry and how to sort your risk assessment easily.

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Topics: document types, risk management

Risk Management: Risk assessment in five steps

by Bertrand Duteil on 04/05/2017

In life like in business, most of our actions entail their share of risks. Limiting those risks to their minimum and acting on the most recurring ones let us evolve safely in our activities and plan more easily the future.

Companies are subject to all kinds of risks, including economic, environmental or work safety related. Certificates such as the OHSAS 18001 can guide you when it comes to work safety. But for general risks, a risk assessment can let companies identify risks and how to actively act on them. We will today learn more about this strategy and how to implement it easily in your company.

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Topics: tips, risk management