Supply Chain Development

Improve performance throughout your supply chain relying on Intertek’s systematic approach to supply chain management. Increase profits, ensure high quality product from your suppliers and save time, money and manpower.

Intertek has decades of experience and deep roots in the quality assurance industry. Our global network of auditors means you can use auditors that are close to your sites – leading to reduced travel time and cost. With our highly qualified and experienced auditors, you won't waste valuable time explaining the basics of your industry. We can tailor the audit criteria to meet your organization’s specific needs. Let Intertek manage your subcontractors that have performance issues, and you will see a significant improvement in subcontractor quality as well as reduced spending in subcontractor development.

Goal  

  • Increase your bottom line profits 
  • Ensure high levels of product quality received from your subcontractors 
  • Improved performance throughout the supply chain.

Value of the Program  

Intertek can reduce your subcontractor management cost up to 60% by:

  • Reducing manpower - your personnel will have time to focus on current production requirements, rather than subcontracted products 
  • Avoiding lost production due to component issues- improved processes at your subcontractor will reduce their external PPM’s and improve delivery performance 
  • Reduced shipping - cost of premium freight will be reduced 
  • Reduced travel expenses – expenses incurred by your personnel visiting customer and/or subcontractor locations on problem parts as well as visits to subcontractors sites

Supply Chain Improvement General Process  

  • Intertek will update you monthly on each subcontractor’s status 
  • If there is a problem at your location, a simple notification to Intertek will launch the investigation process. 
  • We will send an auditor to review the situation within your requested timing 
  • We will write a special report and sent it to both you and your supplier 
  • Corrective and preventive actions will be required and verified

Benefits to the Organization  

  • Your supplier development/quality personnel will not be tied up with investigation of poor performers in your supply chain 
  • Reduced cost 
  • Confidence that your suppliers are meeting your requirements 
  • Increased levels of product quality received from your subcontractors 
  • Improved performance throughout the supply chain 
  • Increased bottom line profits due to increased quality and efficiency of subcontractor management