Best Practices in Contractor Management

May 26, 2016 //

The Campbell Institute recently headed a research project among its Institute participants in an effort to identify best practices for contractor management. They started by first collecting information regarding the major steps of a contractor’s life cycle which are prequalification, pre-job task and risk assessment, contractor training and orientation, monitoring of job, and post-job evaluation.

Building a Contractor Prequalification Program: The Value of Continuous Support

May 24, 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

May 18, 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.

How to Use BROWZ ID Cards at your Worksite [Infographic]

May 05, 2016 //

With SURE Workforce as part of your program, clients can now use ID cards to check suppliers in and out of work sites. How do BROWZ ID cards work?

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

April 27, 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

April 25, 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

April 19, 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 [Infographic]

April 14, 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

April 12, 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 06, 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.