The device supply chain is only as strong as its weakest link. And in today's global manufacturing world, that weak link could be lurking anywhere from Toledo to Taiwan. Dealing with dozens of suppliers worldwide, how can YOU ensure quality, safety and reliability?
Managing the Device Supply Chain: Best Practices, an all new management report from FDAnews will teach you how to implement best practices for managing your suppliers, whether your company is large or small. It is an up-to-the-minute guide for selecting the right suppliers ... drawing up contracts with controls that actually work ... audit policies that work ... compliance with Unique Device Identifier (UDI) rules ... and much more!
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No other report for device manufacturers offers so much value in one volume. Managing the Device Supply Chain features in-depth coverage of the following key topics:
How to establish and follow acceptance criteria and activities
Best practices for establishing acceptance criteria to demonstrate sustained suitability of a supplier
The 5 items that each approved vendor’s file MUST contain
Methods to balance the acceptance activities for low-, medium- and high-risk suppliers
How to write contracts that make suppliers notify you of any design, product or process changes involving your supplied product or component
Potential agreement pitfalls and how to avoid them
Working with and auditing uncooperative and overseas suppliers
How to conduct a supplier audit and write effective audit observations
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