It’s crucial to have confidence in your suppliers and ensure uninterrupted supply of goods and services. Your supply chain is only as good as its weakest link and the only way to ensure a continuous supply, is by having an effective vetting process in place.
Supplier audits undertaken by EQMS is a cost-effective way to get an independent review of potential suppliers or ensuring a supplier is capable delivering to a given specification.
Our supplier audits follow similar concept as all our services, they are bespoke and flexible solutions, tailored to meet the needs of each individual client.
When accessing your suppliers, it is essential to understand what type of audit service you need. There are different types of audits; the appropriate audit for your organisation should be selected based on risk. Below if a brief description of different types of audits to determine what is right for you.
A lot of organisations decide on outsourcing supplier audits and take advantage of some benefits it brings. Some of the scenarios where companies could benefit from outsourcing supplier audit functions are listed below.
Our supplier audits are flexible and can be tailored to fit the needs of your organisation and management system. EQMS can support you in setting up your supplier auditing program for vetting new suppliers you would like to add to your approved supplier list.
Our main geographical coverage is all of UK; however, we are conducting audits globally as well.Our auditors have excessive experience and knowledge within their fields and are all registeredlead auditors with International Register of Certified Auditors (IRCA).
Our auditors have worked within different industries and have had hands on experience prior to becoming auditors. Their experience adds great value for our clients, compared to a lot of other companies who only deliver a “tick box” exercise kind of audit, from people with no industry experience.
We provide a detailed report with evidence from all areas audited. The report will provide great detail on findings, opportunities for improvement (OFI) and evidence how acceptable areas were accessed. This adds more value for our clients compared to a lot of other companies who provide a multiple-choice type of report with lack of details.