SCS has decades of experience in lifecycle thinking. Utilizing our expertise, SCS can identify high risk “hot spots” in your supply chain, allowing you to most quickly achieve corporate goals and mitigate risk. We can guide supplier outreach with custom requests that feed into existing Business Intelligence tools like Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, and Sisense.
We can create custom dashboards and easy-to-use tools that do not require expensive software solutions. And these tools can also be customized with report formats meeting requirements by CDP, the SEC under Dodd Frank, EU and OECD due diligence frameworks.
The business case is clear, building and improving supply chain sustainability helps organizations reduce risk, satisfy customers, create resilience, and deliver efficiencies that ultimately save money.
How do companies efficiently gather, analyze, and report the supply chain information they want to see?
Companies must take a smart approach to meeting their corporate responsibility goals and managing risk in their supply chains. Completing due diligence of conflict mineral sources, tracking your supplier’s certifications, ensuring fair labor practices in your supply chain, planning to meet zero-deforestation goals, or tracking GHG emissions, all must be done thoroughly and rigorously.
SCS is at the forefront of supply chain sustainability. We have two decades of experience in developing systems to collect data from suppliers, analyze their information, verify compliance to supplier criteria, and report, whether it is for internal supply chain management or to meet regulatory requirements.
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Over more than three decades, SCS has conducted analyzed production methods and conducted supply chain verification systems for a diverse array of raw and manufactured material and components supplying the green building, furniture, apparel and accessory, electronics, and other business and consumer product sectors. Some examples include:
- Raw materials
- Finished materials
- Food and beverage ingredients and sources
- Building materials
- Adhesives and coatings
- Chemical inputs
- Achieve your corporate goals with minimum efforts
- Manage risk to protect your brand
- Gain insights into supply chain vulnerabilities
- Satisfy regulatory requirements and stakeholder requests
- Build and maintain long-term supplier relationships
- Develop greater operational and cost efficiencies
SCS can support your organization’s efforts to build a sustainable supply chain strategy.
Supplier Data Collection
SCS has decades of experience in crafting and executing supplier data requests. We can help you to focus questionnaires on the information you need, and distribute them only to whom you need it from. We have seen it all and can manage incoming data streams to ensure the efficient management and integrity of supplier information.
Developing Key Performance Metrics
We can help create tailored metrics which give you the information you need to know about your supply chain. How many suppliers are in non-conformance or did not report to your questionnaire? How many are located in high-risk regions? From vendor management databases to supply chain scorecards, we can deliver the sustainability tools and metrics you need to monitor vendor performance to your specifications.
Advanced Monitoring Tools
SCS is on the cutting edge with remote sensing, virtual auditing, and 360-degree video cameras. As a certification body we understand how to create auditing sample sets to effectively certify results without doing onsite audits of every supplier.
SCS can help you create reporting dashboards which provide you with the key information you need to know to make decisions. We can also help create reports which you need to submit to regulators, stakeholders, or investors.
Building positive supplier relationships
SCS knows how to gain trust in suppliers and ensure their positive participation.
Risk Mapping and Analysis
Gauging the risks and vulnerabilities in your supply chain starts with establishing where you are today. We will help you identify potential hot spots and set up the mechanisms to survey your suppliers. Once this information is obtained, you will be able to set incremental improvement goals.
Audit Inspection, Training, Oversight and Certification
Our global auditing network can provide on-site inspections wherever your vendors are located, or train and oversee local auditing teams. Additionally, we are accredited to provide independent certification each step of the way to help your suppliers achieve a wide range of sustainability and green product certifications.
SCS staff can help gather data from your suppliers, whether their primary language is English, French, German, Mandarin, Indonesian, Portuguese or Spanish.