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Why It's Essential to Mitigate Supply Chain Risk

Most companies work hard to reduce risk from their supply chains, as any problems related to the delivery of third-party services and products can slow down production, cause logistical headaches, and potentially hurt profits.

How to Hire Reliable Contractors

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 th…

SURE Carrier: 7 Features to Help Protect your Business from Distracted Transportation Contractors

Although the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has partnered with the Department of Transportation to prevent driving accidents and create safer roads for transportation employees and the general public, there are still looming safety i…

4 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Technology Solution

As companies become more sophisticated in their supply chain qualification and management activities, they’re quickly discovering limitations in the information systems they rely on to keep track of supplier information.

BROWZ Blog: 4 Reasons to Assess Supplier Financial Stability

All business-supplier partnerships present risk. However, risk levels vary with every company. While some contractors and suppliers may be critical to your operations and present a large amount of risk, others play a smaller role and present less of a thr…

Contractors Must Meet Sustainability Guidelines

More and more companies are voluntarily implementing green initiatives to reduce costs and preserve the environment — and simultaneously they are expecting their suppliers and service contractors to do the same.

How to Strike the Best Deal with Contractors

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 t…

5 Contractor Management Necessities

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 m…

Challenges That Could Break your Supply Chain

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’…

Continuous Use of Best Practices and Constant Improvement

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 ma…

Coming Soon - New SURE Workforce Mobile App

BROWZ is excited to announce the new SURE Workforce mobile app coming soon. SURE Workforce mobile app is the third app that will be released in the award-winning suite of BROWZ mobile apps.

Poor Enforcement Can Sink your Supply Chain

One of the most common reasons that a supply chain management program may fail is poor enforcement, both internally and externally. Once standards have been set, suppliers and contractors must not only know about the penalties associated with non-complian…

Compliance is More Than a One-Time Event | Part 2 [Infographic]

Failing to regularly manage and monitor compliance information beyond supplier prequalification can have large, potential negative impacts.

BROWZ 2015- Our Year in Review

2015 has been an incredible year for BROWZ. From new products, opening new office locations, launching a progressive mobile strategy, and winning multiple awards, BROWZ has seen an incredible amount of growth this year and shows no signs of slowing down. …

Planning for Emergencies

While no one likes to think about an emergency situation occurring in their organization, turning a blind eye to it often results in not making any plans.

Getting Your Suppliers to Buy-In to the Prequalification Process

Your brand is what defines your business, and it should be protected at all costs. A negative experience with a brand can be hugely detrimental as customers determine that their trust should be placed elsewhere.

Gaps in Supply Chain Management

Effective supply chain management promises to transform an organization’s economic future. However, one of the principal barriers to the realization of these benefits are gaps in the supply chain. In many instances there will be a heavy reliance on contra…

10 Technology Issues to Consider when Choosing a Supplier Qualification Program

Before choosing and implementing a supplier qualification program, it’s important to consider potential technology issues that may arise during implementation. What questions should you be asking when choosing a program?

Foundations of an Incident Free Supplier Management System

While it’s common knowledge that everyone has a responsibility to maintain a safe workplace, priority is given to management to ensure the health and safety of their employees. What is less commonly known is that every business owner, management, and empl…

Creating Confidence With Supply Chain Management

Companies should be proactive and assess the financial stability of their partners in advance. Implementing a supplier management program can minimize financial risk and can increase business confidence with each new project.