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Behind the Scenes Work Required to Hire Reliable Suppliers

June 21, 2016 //

Although it seems like a time- and resource-saver for multinational companies to hire contracted professionals to efficiently work within their specific industries on a large project, there is plenty of legwork that is required for businesses to ensure their compliance standards are followed.

How to Strike the Best Deal with Contractors

June 16, 2016 //

It is difficult enough for corporations to spend valuable resources working to make the best deal with a handful of outside contractors and project vendors - it is entirely different to have to work out agreements and suitable contracts with hundreds or thousands of subcontractors.

Building a Contractor Prequalification Program: The Value of Continuous Support

June 10, 2016 //

The implementation and building of a contractor screening program can be a large project that requires considerable resources. Effective and sustainable programs require the support of a group of people who are dedicated to helping set up a certification program and are responsible for its continued success.

5 Contractor Management Necessities

June 06, 2016 //

The world’s leading businesses are hiring third party contractor management services to pre-qualify and screen their contractors, suppliers and vendors. This contractor management process provides assurance that organizations are working with the safest members of their supply chain.

Will I Need to Do a Risk Assessment on Every Job?

June 02, 2016 //

With health and safety laws continually changing and improving, people should now be aware of the requirements of companies to eliminate risks to health and safety so far as is reasonably practicable.

Poorly Defined or Inappropriate Standards and the Effect on Supplier Prequalification

May 30, 2016 //

Any time you align your business with a contractor or supplier, you run the risk of choosing the wrong one. While a contractor may be a separate entity from your business, consumers associate anyone working on your project with your brand and your business.

Creating Value in the Supply Chain

May 25, 2016 //

Managing compliance of contracting companies, as well as individual subcontractors, can be a time consuming and frustrating process. It requires the collection, verification, and tracking of numerous company details, insurance cover, registration, and ability to understand and fulfill their environmental health and safety obligations.

SURE Workforce- Manage Qualifications at the Employee Level

May 19, 2016 //

With the release of the SURE Workforce mobile app, it’s helpful to understand what SURE Workforce as a BROWZ product does as a whole. SURE Workforce, an add-on to SURE Qualify, takes compliance one step further and provides insight down to the employee level within the supply chain.

Challenges that Could Break your Supply Chain

May 11, 2016 //

You don’t have to be an expert to see the changes over the last decade in supply chain management. Changes that include cheaper manufacturing bases in Asia creating global supply chains to the advent of new technology such as cloud based systems and RFID’s.

Continuous Use of Best Practices and Constant Improvement

April 26, 2016 //

Managing a contractor or supplier working on a project for your company is more than a one-time event – it is a fluid process that must be adjusted throughout the project. If your executives or administrators believe that this is a one-time event, they may not recognize the value in the implementation of a supply chain prequalification process.

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