SGS Provides Customized Audit Solutions for Supply Chain Monitoring
In recent years, NGOs, organizations and stakeholders have been increasingly advocating corporate accountability to society and the environment, as well as product quality and reliability and occupational health and safety. These areas of responsibility apply directly to daily operations as well as to supply chains, and despite the economic downturn, a survey conducted in August 2009 revealed that factory audits of supply chains in Asian countries increased by 61% compared to the same period last year.
Customized audit solutions are becoming an important tool in supply chain monitoring and improvement across different industries. It is an efficient way to monitor the entire supply chain according to the company’s specific requirements and provides a variety of benefits including: risk management improvement, operational cost savings, resource efficiency maximization, fines or litigation avoidance, recall and complaint risk minimization, and brand and equity protection.
Customized audit items in supply chain cover: 1) Quality management
2) Compliance management
3) Environmental conservation
4) Occupational health and safety
5) Social accountability
6) Business continuity
7) Electrostatic discharge protection
8) 5S, Six Sigma
9) Physical and information security
10) Report assurance
11) Energy audit
12) Greenhouse gases emission
13) Due diligence
14) Lean manufacturing and service
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Auditors from SGS are independent and have professional experience in different industries. By conducting customized audit through SGS, companies will not only receive value-added audit findings and conclusions, they can also develop a series of improvement projects based on professional, bias-free findings. In addition, the impartial auditing by independent SGS auditors makes the findings more trustworthy to the public.
SGS Hong Kong was founded in 1959 as a pioneer in quality services. With over 50 years of local experience, SGS is now equipped with a strong team of 1,000 committed professionals in multi-disciplines. As the leader in one-stop total quality services, SGS Hong Kong offers high-level expertise in testing, verification, technical consultancy and inspection of products from various industries. With its high quality services, SGS caters to commercial clients, governments and international institutions. Our experts also contribute to the enhancement of clients’ management standards through training and certification.
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