Does Poor Supplier Material Quality Affect Your Results?
Manufacturers make significant investments to control finished goods quality. With sophisticated measurement tools and the data they provide, you can measure production processes, ensuring that you are making products that meet your customer’s quality requirements.
While you can control quality in your factory, supplier material quality data lives in the COA document, typically delivered as paper, email or fax. These lock up the data, making it unavailable for ongoing analysis.
Isn’t it time to upgrade your inbound material quality processes to match your production processes?
Why GSQA? Control Inbound Material Quality.
With GSQA, leading food, chemical, automotive and process manufacturers leverage their supplier’s certificate of analysis (COA) to control inbound material and component quality. GSQA gathers the COA data from the supplier, and then uses their data to drive insight into material quality.
Instantly, GSQA compares their COA data to your specifications. If the COA does not meet your specification, GSQA prevents the material from shipping to your factory, eliminating production scrap and waste.
With the aggregated COA data, GSQA provides statistical insights into how well your suppliers conform to your specifications. You receive automatic alerts when supplier materials are trending out of specification, allowing you to get ahead of potential issues before they affect your finished good quality.
With GSQA, you quickly identify which suppliers you can trust to provide you with the most consistent raw materials to meet your finished goods quality standards.
That is the point of supplier material quality. That is the point of GSQA.
Leverage Existing Information – COA Data
The COA provides valuable information about the materials your suppliers ship to you. Instead of that data being trapped in paper, email or scattered spreadsheets, GSQA consolidates it and enables you to use it to empirically measure your suppliers across your entire enterprise.
Share The Data Enterprise Wide And With Suppliers
GSQA provides purchasing, quality, research and development and operations staff access to the material quality data. You can act on the data rather than spending time gathering it. Your suppliers can also see what you see, providing an accountable collaboration platform.
Eliminate Supplier Material Surprises
GSQA blocks any inbound shipment that does not meet your material specifications, preventing plant disruptions based on material quality. Also, if you wish to accept out-of-specification materials, GSQA provides an accountable means to allow and track variances, so you can meet your production goals and your customers’ expectations.
Upgrade Your Supplier Quality Metrics
Measure your supplier on more than just price and on time delivery. Evaluate their material quality across the enterprise, as well as nonconformance responsiveness and other material quality and process metrics.
Eliminate Tracking By Spreadsheets and Email
GSQA provides an online method to track supplier material quality. Eliminate management by spreadsheet, emails and endless meetings.
Be pro-active instead of re-active. Know when suppliers are trending out of control, and catch it before it affects your finished goods quality.