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Is your company prepared? 4 Upcoming Amendments to Chain of Responsibility (CoR)

Changes to the Heavy Vehicle National Law are coming in August 2018, and will affect not only transportation industries but every business using freight logistics across Australia.

Poorly Defined or Inappropriate Standards and the Effect on Supplier Prequalification

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 busines…

Creating Value in the Supply Chain

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 abi…

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’…

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. - See more at: https://www.browz.com/en/resources/blog/2016/03/poor-enforcement-can-sink-your-supply-chain/#sthash.svSFY12S…

Suppliers and Contractors Must Understand the Importance of the Prequalification Process

If you have your internal team on board with the idea of a prequalification process for contractors and suppliers, you may still run into issues with the suppliers themselves. If contractors don’t understand the potential value of the prequalification pro…

Technology Is a Necessary Part of Prequalifying Suppliers and Contractors

When you bring in an outside company to work on any job for your organization, you run certain risks, particularly if that company isn’t prequalified to be safe, reliable and socially responsible. Risks include simple things like delays on the project to …

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.

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…

Supply Chain Management Tips

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.