Examples of How Supplier Quality Management System Implementations Pay Off

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We conclude our series on supplier quality management (SQM) today with a look at some case studies and examples of benefits derived from the application of a supplier quality management system. Examples and Case Studies from the Implementation of a Supplier Quality Management System.

ModusLink Receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award

ModusLink Corporation

ModusLink is proud to announce that is has been recognized by Intel as a recipient of the 2017 Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award. The post ModusLink Receives Intel’s Preferred Quality Supplier Award appeared first on Steel Connect.

3 Steps to Addressing Product Quality Issues with Your International Suppliers

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Chuck is a legend in our industry and is helping us figure out how to deal with product quality issues when dealing with international suppliers. And how many suppliers have you worked with that you wish would take serious steps to reduce or prevent the quality defects that are hurting your bottom line? . It’s obvious to most of us in the fields of manufacturing, importing and Supply Chain Management the headaches that quality defects can bring. .

More Incidents of Quality Inspection Tampering Involving Yet Another Japan Manufacturer

Supply Chain Matters

had each tampered actual quality specifications related to components shipped to respective customers. Procurement and Sourcing Product Lifecycle Management Product Quality supplier quality Supply chain Matters blogOn Friday of last week, Mitsubishi Materials Corp. disclosed that three of its supplier subsidiaries, Mitsubishi Cable, Mitsubishi Shindoh Co. and Mitsubishi Aluminum Co.

High-Quality Data: The Best Fuel for Supply Chain Change

Logistics Viewpoints

Guest Commentary Supply Chain Network Design Supply Chain Optimization Supply Chain Planning data quality network design supply chain designAs supply chain consultants, we often help clients navigate complex change–from adjusting to cost or competitive pressures to unique challenges like an M&A. These challenges all demand careful analysis of multiple financial and operational outcomes.

Product and Quality Management Take on More Difficult Dimensions

Supply Chain Matters

Our ongoing Supply Chain Matters commentaries regarding certain product design flaws, quality conformance shortfalls and subsequent efforts at covering-up such flaws have drawn similar takeaways, but it now appears that the stakes are growing far higher. Automotive Supply Chain Product Lifecycle Management Product Quality 2014-2015 Takata airbag inflator recalls Supply chain Matters blog Takata defective airbag inflator recall- impact on supply chain Volkswagen emissions scandal

Metrics and Issues to Consider in SQM (Supplier Quality Management) By 5 Big Industries

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This is the second post in a three-part series on Supplier Quality Management also known as SQM. Trend Metrics Collected per Product: Confirmed Product Quality Complaint Rate by Product. Quality Metrics by Product. Quality Metrics by Site. Improve supplier product quality.

6 Ways Quality Can Strengthen Supply Chain Profitability

Material Handling & Logistics

A spirit of collaboration and open communication is more essential to quality success than other initiatives. But then extra costs are incurred once the final product is manufactured and delivered and it is discovered that reworks are required due to the focus on price and not quality.

Supplier Quality Management: What it is, 5 Key Metrics to Know & a 4 Step Supplier Evaluation Process

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a three-part series on Supplier Quality Management processes and how to evaluate your suppliers from Chuck Intrieri of The Lean Supply Chain. In fact, we are introducing our newest blog category so you may easily read all supplier quality management type posts here. . First, what is Supplier Quality Management (SQM)? 5 Key Metrics to Use for Scoring Supplier Quality Management (From LNS Research ). Cost of quality.

Electronic Data Interchange and its 4 Important Qualities

Appterra

The post Electronic Data Interchange and its 4 Important Qualities appeared first on Appterra Collaborative Commerce. In the ideal world, using EDI helps you avoid making a mistake.

Q&A: American Manufacturer, UCan Zippers, Shows Pride, Quality, and Commitment to American Manufacturing

Cerasis

It's why their quality is the biggest reason they are and will continue to succeed. My father soon discovered that the zippers he was importing from Asia lacked consistent quality.

FMCG/Pharma European Supply Chain Quality challenges

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Characteristics of a High-quality Review

SCM Research

At this year’s CSCMP Conference in Philadelphia I joined a presentation about high-quality reviews held by the co?editors Therefore, I’d like to remember their July 2010 editorial, Crafting High-quality Reviews: Guidelines, Examples and Feedback. editors in chief of the Journal of Supply Chain Management.

Boeing Agrees to Pay Fine and Submit to Enhanced Quality Compliance Systems

Supply Chain Matters

federal regulators, Boeing has agreed to pay $12 million in penalties as part of a settlement mandating tighter oversight of suppliers and tighter quality controls inside its own production facilities. Aerospace Supply Chain Manufacturing Strategies Procurement and Sourcing Product Lifecycle Management Product Quality Supplier Management Supply Chain Business Process Boeing Supply Chain integrating product innovation and supply chain strategy Supply chain Matters blog

India Based Ranbaxy Laboratories Acquired- Quality Conformance Remains an Issue

Supply Chain Matters

Manufacturing Strategies Operations management Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences and Healthcare Supply Chain Product Quality global challenges in pharmaceutical supply chains independent blog commenting on global supply chain developments Ranbaxy Laboratories supply chain Sun Pharmaceutical supply chain Supply chain Matters blog supply_chain_matters Supply Chain Matters has featured multiple commentaries citing India based generic drug producer Ranbaxy Laboratories.

Quality Management in Supply Chains: Performance and Conformance

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Quality Management in Supply Chains: Performance and Conformance. Managing quality in such fragmented supply chains is indeed extremely challenging. Suppose that a supplier is being asked to produce a product with a quality grade of 150 ± 60.

Adhering to One’s Declared Standards for Quality: Chipotle Mexican Grill Suspends Regional Pork Supplier

Supply Chain Matters

In today’s restaurant and fast food industry, consumer impressions about one’s brand are more and more governed by the quality and standards of the food supply chain. Chipotle Mexican Grill has incurred explosive market growth because of its branding emphasis on “food with integrity” translating to higher quality, ethically based food ingredients served at its various restaurants.

A Significant New Milestone Involving the Quality Perception Crisis Among Automotive Supply Chains

Supply Chain Matters

Automotive Supply Chain Procurement and Sourcing Product Lifecycle Management Product Quality Service Lifecycle Management Service Parts Planning Service-centered Supply Chains 2014-2015 Takata airbag inflator recalls automotive industry global supply chain challenges automotive service supply chain challenges blogs- independent analysis and opinion on product lifecycle management independent blog analysis and insights on supply chain management Supply chain Matters blog Takata Corp.

Real-time Data will Impact How Quality is Managed in Supply Chains

NC State SCRC

At a recent meeting I attended, several members of a quality team noted that suppliers sharing process capability data from their line would provide enormous benefit. Emerging real-time quality data systems being deployed by companies will improve the exchange of information between suppliers and Quality personnel, especially around inspection reports. This is the opposite of the typical quality assurance process which is reactive.

Finding and Keeping Quality Supply Chain Talent amid the Staffing Shortage

Logistics Viewpoints

Growing practice of supply chain modeling requires more than just technology smarts What types of supply chain roles are on your company’s career webpage? What skills are important for new hires to possess in order to manage this increasingly critical area of the business?

Automotive OEM’s Hightened Sensitvity to Value Chain Quality and Service Networks

Supply Chain Matters

Automotive Supply Chain Product Lifecycle Management Product Quality Service Lifecycle Management Service-centered Supply Chains Supply Chain Risk Management Supply Chain Technology Supply Chain Technology Marketing 2015 predictions for industry supply chains challenges in service management supply chains service parts management Service Parts Planning Supply chain Matters blog

High-Quality Data: The Best Fuel for Supply Chain Change

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The post High-Quality Data: The Best Fuel for Supply Chain Change appeared first on Chainalytics.

When Quality Control Turns Scandalous

APICS

Japan is dealing with another scandal tarnishing its reputation for quality. Toray Industries announced last week that one of its subsidiaries had faked quality data on its textiles. and Kobe Steel in their quality scandal woes

The 5 Key Reasons Why Data Quality Is So Important

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Editor's Note: Today's blog comes from Katie Cruze at considerdigital.com who give us the top 5 reasons why data quality is important. For many companies, managing the quality data can seem like an overwhelming task. The 5 Key Reasons Why Data Quality Is So Important.

The Data Needed to Transform Supply Chains

Talking Logistics

Again and again, the quality of supply chain and logistics data is too low for companies to jump to the next maturity stage. The industry has been complaining about data quality for years and the research says the same.

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Yum Brands Challenges Within China Continue: The Importance of Proactive Supplier Quality Management

Supply Chain Matters

OSI itself had garnered what is reported to be a solid reputation as a quality focused food supplier. Supply Chain Matters often provides our readers education on the costs of supplier non-performance or the risks of supply chain globalization efforts. Such efforts take on critical importance in food and food services focused supply chains.

[Infographic] The Top 5 Leadership Qualities in Successful Executives

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In different parts of the world, leaders set priorities between different leadership qualities, but the quality- winner can still be determined. For the majority, for the next five years, the most valuable quality of the leader will be the ability to think creatively.

Quality Data and Its Importance in Building Your Business

Appterra

Maintaining the quality of data often involves updating, standardizing and de-duplicating to create a single view of the data, no matter how many disparate systems it is stored. Without proper maintenance, the quality of your data decreases quickly. Blog Quality Data

Death of Enterprise: The Consequences of Poor Quality Data

Appterra

Quality data should be the top 5 priority of enterprises if they want to succeed. Many organizations struggle with poor quality data, which ultimately leads to poor decision-making. This means that wrong decisions can be made with poor quality data. Blog Quality Data Technology

Why do high quality suppliers pass over big RFQ/RFPs?

NC State SCRC

In a recent discussion, a large supplier of services shred that they fail to respond to almost 50% of every RFP that comes their way! This insight was very surprising to procurement executives we spoke with….few few could believe that sales would actually not try to pursue every opportunity that came their way! There are four primary reasons why customer pursuits are halted in their tracks by a supplier.

Quality Data and Its Importance in Building Your Business

Appterra

Maintaining the quality of data often involves updating, standardizing and de-duplicating to create a single view of the data, no matter how many disparate systems it is stored. Without proper maintenance, the quality of your data decreases quickly. Data quality is an ongoing process.

4 Things We’ve Learned From Starbucks, The Queen of Quality Control

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Without supply chain optimization , there is absolutely no way they could have maintained the same quality as they have grown over time. Here are 4 quality control tips we’ve learned Starbucks: 1. Quality control means everything when maintaining a supply chain.

Garment Workers in BRICS Countries Cannot Afford Basic Quality of Life

Material Handling & Logistics

To make things “fair”, researchers said that on average workers need to be paid an additional 35% over the living wage, which is measured by how much it takes to meet basic needs of a family of four to maintain a decent quality of life.

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Walmart’s Eden and Verigo’s Pod Quality: Technology to Reduce Fresh Produce Waste in Supply Chains

Supply Chain 24/7

Walmart is developing a technology worth $2 billion that inspects fruits and vegetables for defects and can accurately predict the exact date when it will spoil

Another Part Specification Scandal Involving a Japan Based Supplier

Supply Chain Matters

There is another supplier quality conformance scandal involving a major Japan based supplier, Kobe Steel, and this time, the implications could involve multiple industry supply chains. Aerospace Supply Chain Automotive Supply Chain Industrial and diversified industry supply chain Procurement and Sourcing Product Quality Supplier Management Boeing Supply Chain Kobe Steel quality scandal Supply chain Matters blog Toyota supply chain

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Another Part Specification Scandal Involving a Japan Based Supplier

Supply Chain Matters

There is another supplier quality conformance scandal involving a major Japan based supplier, Kobe Steel, and this time, the implications could involve multiple industry supply chains. Aerospace Supply Chain Automotive Supply Chain Industrial and diversified industry supply chain Procurement and Sourcing Product Quality Supplier Management Boeing Supply Chain Kobe Steel quality scandal Supply chain Matters blog Toyota supply chain

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10 Qualities of an Industrial Computing Enclosure Worth Buying| Checklist

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CAQ (Computer-Aided Quality Assurance) and more…. With that in mind, knowing what differentiates a quality enclosure system from the ‘not so great’ is of the upmost importance. Cue this 10 point checklist, which gives those charged with researching industrial computer protection a set of qualities to look for from an environmental computer enclosure. 10 Qualities of an Industrial Computing Enclosure Worth Buying.