Can You Be FSMA Compliant If Your Supply Chain Is Not?
Food producers can no longer rely on trust.
Regulatory compliance cannot be accomplished just by improving your own processes. You are now legally responsible to know about everything that goes into your products. To achieve that transparency level, you need better supplier communication and coordination.
Expecting your suppliers to deal with a flood of emails and phone calls, or search a portal to download the right forms and figure out what you require does not improve the situation. Your suppliers receive the same requests from all of their customers, they may even be getting them from multiple plants in your company.
Every time they have to upload the same document you’re wasting their time, and losing their trust.
Why GSQA? Simplify Supplier Compliance Through Data.
GSQA enables food producers to easily comply with the evolving acronym soup of food regulations. GSQA provides a complete package enabling you to achieve compliance with your supplier community.
Tracking the inbound COA document enables food producers to comply with GFSI supplier ingredient traceability requirements. The Audits and Certifications module also ensures real-time compliance with all supplier documentation requirements.
As an added benefit, food producers gain critical insight into why some supplier’s ingredients enable smooth production runs versus others. You gain empirical, data driven evidence confirming what your operations staff already know about your supplier community with statistical certainty.
Finally, GSQA enables supplier collaboration for new ingredients. Collaborate with your suppliers to determine critical characteristics, shortening time to market.
Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Support
We are committed to supporting the GS1 standard for supply chain transparency. We participate on the GS1 technical committee to ensure system interoperability, and provide technical guidance on new system requirements. GSQA is one of the first applications to demonstrate compliance with the GS1 standard.
That is the point of supplier quality for food producers.
That is the point of GSQA.
Eliminate Tracking By Spreadsheets and Email
Using GSQA’s Library and Audits/Certifications modules, you control documents and forms for supplier onboarding, ISO, Food Safety (GFSI, FSMA, SQF and BRC) or other regulatory requirements across all production facilities and corporate offices. This information becomes available enterprise wide.
Be pro-active instead of re-active. Know when suppliers update a document, and give them advanced notice of when their updates are due for audits and certifications, new ingredient ideas and supplier corrective action requests.
GSQA’s supplier audit, new ingredient approval and non-conformance approval workflow has been vetted from over 20 years of customer experience. It is completely configurable to match your current processes.