evaluate new potential suppliers and monitor regular suppliers
An Extensive Factory Audit is part of an effective quality assurance program to minimize risks and improve supply chain performance. Also referred to as a Manufacturing Audit, factory audit or supplier technical audit, an extensive factory audit is frequently used to evaluate potential new suppliers in major manufacturing locations and globally and monitor regular suppliers. It vets your vendor’s capability to fulfill your orders in the desired quantity, meet your quality objectives, and comply with timeframes.
AQF’s trained and certified auditors conduct an on-site evaluation of a factory based on International Standard, ISO 9001, and other AQF checkpoints critical to understanding and qualifying your supplier.
Each manufacturing audit is unique, combining AQF’s manufacturing audit checklist, which includes over 100 checkpoints, with your specific requirements. AQF auditors can also provide you with a detailed technical audit corrective action plan to assist with smooth implementation of any necessary improvements.
AQF can arrange an Extensive Factory Audit within 48 hours and guarantee your manufacturing audit report is available one working day after the audit.
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