Supply Chain Solutions No.16 – Social Compliance Vs Commercial Reality

Supply Chain Solutions No.16 – Social Compliance Vs Commercial Reality

Social Compliance is an important reality in assessing and continuous maintenance, to maintaining a vendor matrix which matches today’s global retail brand’s corporate governance mandate. It sets a framework in which the factory environment is safe, minimum standards for basics rights are enforced and maintained.

Supply Chain Solutions No.12 – Supplier Risk Assessment

Supply Chain Solutions No.12 – Supplier Risk Assessment

Ensureing there is the correct level of quality managment and compliance to manage your supply chain, achieve business and brand value is critical in todays ever competitive market. Are you or your team prequalifing suppliers to ensure quality and social compliance goals are achieved?

Supply Chain Solutions No.9 – Reviewing Supplier Samples

Supply Chain Solutions No.9 – Reviewing Supplier Samples

Before you visit a new vendor to assess their capabilities, receiving samples of their previous production will give you the opportunity to examine their quality, manufacturing technique, expertise and innovation.

Supply Chain Solutions No.2 – Define the Scope of your Sourcing Project

Supply Chain Solutions No.2 – Define the Scope of your Sourcing Project

Clearly, define the sourcing project scope with clear milestones and objectives. Success driven sourcing activities are projects that need a clear statement of what you and stakeholders want to accomplish.

Supply Chain Solutions No.1 – Define a Sourcing Vision

Supply Chain Solutions No.1 – Define a Sourcing Vision

Sourcing begins with a vision of defining objects that services the greater need of the commercial enterprise, brands, product categories and raw materials. If you don’t know the business and subcategory vision, you will not be able to achieve all needs.