INTEGRATING A THIRD PARTY AUDIT PROVIDER INTO AN EXISTING SUPPLIER QUALITY MANAGEMENT PROCESS
It is becoming increasingly hard for manufacturers to keep up with the expectation of supplier management. With supply chain management expectations increasing in global regulatory agencies, manufacturers are resource challenged to audit their suppliers to ensure supplier quality. Suppliers are also feeling the strain as more of their customers (manufacturers) require time on site to perform their audits.
This paper will discuss the situation and a potential solution for the pharmaceutical manufacturers worldwide.