Category Archives: Manufacturer

ISO 9001:2015

  Things Supply Chain Managers Need to Know about ISO 9001:2015 ISO 9001 has provided a common basis for communicating and specifying requirements through supply chains for nearly three decades. The standard has evolved from the heavily manufacturing bias in the 1980s and 1990s, to one that delineates requirements to define and control processes for… Read More »

Safety Department

Should the Safety Department Manage Safety? It’s time to end the artificial division between safety and production. The typical corporate organizational chart isn’t what it used to be! It has gone from fat to flat, dotted lines have largely disappeared and the safety department has been moved around like a chess piece. However, in many organizations,… Read More »

Responsible sourcing

  Responsible Sourcing, a great initiative from VF Corporation VF Corporation is running a new program called “Responsible Sourcing” which is an initiative that ensures that their contractor suppliers are operating with the same high standards that they set for their own factory plants. The objectives of the program are to: • Maintain safe and… Read More »