Pharmaceutical Supplier Performance Evaluation: Quality as a Metric

Since 2005, there has been a dramatic increase in pharmaceutical companies engaging overseas suppliers and contract manufacturers. A report by the US Government Accountability office says that up to 40% of all pharmaceuticals sold in the U.S. are manufactured overseas … Read full article

Understanding the Fundamentals of a Structurally Sound CAPA System

Last week, we introduced the concept of a structurally sound CAPA system. The post discussed what the true intent of a CAPA system was as well as the concept of exceeding quality standards and requirements. Understanding these concepts is the key … Read full article

The Key to Creating a Structurally Sound CAPA System

“Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals” – Jim Rohn Early in my career, I worked in various capacities at a contract manufacturing company.  I remember the struggles the company … Read full article

[INFOGRAPHIC] Maximizing Supply Chain Efficiency and Quality on a Global Scale

Consumer product companies typically manage a vast and complex production process across different product lines, divisions, plants and regions. The company’s network consists of suppliers, contract manufacturers and packagers, and in-house production teams and is required to meet regulatory, retailer … Read full article

The Impact of QMS on Profit & Reputation Protection for Food & Beverage Companies

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was passed in 2011 with the goal of encouraging food and beverage manufacturers to take a more proactive approach to preventing contamination, rather than react and respond to it. As a result, the FDA … Read full article


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