|A disruption or deterioration in supplier |
quality can affect a manufacturer's
entire supply chain.
by David R. Butcher
Marketing Communications, MasterControl
A complex global supply chain combined with strict quality and compliance requirements on upstream activities is compounding manufacturers’ efforts to ensure they are sourcing quality materials for their products. For life sciences companies, where precision is critical, the slightest variation in materials sourced, equipment used or processes followed can leave a path of disaster in its wake – from nonconforming materials and out-of-specification products to production downtime and product recalls.