30 May 2024
sustainability and suppliers

Sustainability and suppliers: tips for optimized qualification

The supplier qualification process is the series of activities aimed at ensuring that suppliers meet company-specific criteria and standards.

The precise definition of supplier selection criteria is therefore the starting point for the qualification process. It is essential to internally identify the key criteria to be satisfied by a supplier: reliability, safety and environmental regulatory compliance, product or service quality, technical expertise and the ability to promptly supply products or services.

These criteria should be clearly defined and documented to guarantee an objective assessment of potential suppliers.

What are the advantages of a company having a qualification process?
What is the best way to structure it to ensure a particular focus on sustainability?
How can it be automated with digital tools?

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