Category Archives: Supply Chain Management

Approved Supplier List

Question I would like to know how supplier status in the Approved Supplier List (ASL) should be managed so that there is complete traceabilty.  For instance, a vendor status is changed from approved to not approved in the ASL for … Continue reading

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Combating contamination

Q: We want to ensure that we are receiving clean containers to package our products. How can we improve our incoming inspection process? A: You should encourage your vendor to ship only clean containers. Then, be sure that the shipping … Continue reading

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Dock to Stock

Q: I have been tasked with implementing a dock to stock policy. Does an expert have any advice or information to share towards forming a dock to stock policy? A: To begin, here is a brief definition of dock to … Continue reading

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