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.

Coming Soon - New SURE Workforce Mobile App

April 04, 2016 //

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.

Administrative Support Is Necessary for Success

March 30, 2016 //

Your company has choices when it’s time to choose contractors and suppliers to work on your projects. You always have the option to run the process, choose contractors and ensure compliance in house, but this can eat into valuable resources over time.

Compliance is More Than a One-Time Event | Part 3 [Infographic]

March 28, 2016 //

Through a combination of compliance best practices, advanced enterprise technology, and compliance support services, BROWZ delivers supply chain compliance that’s exactly right for your business needs. Our configurable solution acts a central repository of supplier compliance information and addresses all the dynamic elements of your supply chain.

Poor Enforcement Can Sink your Supply Chain

March 23, 2016 //

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-compliance, but also be confident that your company will enforce those penalties rather than ignoring them or treating them lightly.

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

March 17, 2016 //

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