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5 Reasons to Seek External Auditors for your QMS

5 Reasons to Seek External Auditors for your QMS

Regular internal audits are a vital part of QMS maintenance and are in many cases a regulatory requirement. By collecting evidence and evaluating it objectively, a company can determine how well its quality management system is performing, and support an environment of continuous improvement.  An effective audit can identify areas of risk and opportunity. Even if the audit doesn't reveal any... Read More

How to Support Your Auditor During a Supplier Audit

How to Support Your Auditor During a Supplier Audit

Maintaining oversight and control of your supply chain is a critical part of your organization's quality management system.  Effective and efficient supplier audits can have significant impact on long-term compliance profile and profitability. The quality of the audit doesn't just depend on the auditor's skills – preparation, contribution, and support by the audit sponsor is also essential. Read More

The Post-Audit Process: Working Towards Continual Improvement

The Post-Audit Process: Working Towards Continual Improvement

A supplier audit is one of the most effective ways to ensure your suppliers adhere to quality standards while meeting required promise dates. In addition to uncovering nonconformities and opportunities for improvement, audits remind suppliers that they must continually strive to fully conform to applicable customer requirements, standards, and regulations.  Read More

When to Contract with External Experts

When to Contract with External Experts

When you need an industry expert's advanced skills on an occasional or temporary basis, sometimes it may make more sense to contract with them, rather than hire them as full-time employees.  Read More