This article elucidates what is meant by Supply Chain Compliance, and discusses what to look for in a provider when searching for Supply Chain Compliance software.
All companies have a “Primary Duty” to ensure the health and safety of their workers. Each party in the supply chain must ensure, as far as reasonably practicable, the safety of their employees, and other persons entering their worksites or utilising equipment.
The main goal of Supply Chain Compliance (SCV) is to ensure organisations have the knowledge, access to information and capacity to monitor compliance across their operations so that they are able to adhere to industry regulation requirements.
This article provides information on why this is important and what you can do to improve how you manage your Supply Chain Compliance.
Requirements in the model WHS Act, a nationally recognised framework maintained by Safework Australia, require organisations managing their suppliers to work cooperatively to reduce WHS risks. Supply chain compliance is ensuring organisations know what is happening within their business, what is occurring on site across their operations, and being able to communicate that information to the relevant parties.
Ensuring compliance within the supply chain helps to ensure a safer workplace and workflow for all persons. To ensure compliance within the supply chain a company should:
Supply chain compliance software is a management system that consolidates and streamlines an organisation’s processes, files and other regulatory documentation - saving time and money by reducing administration tasks that are often managed manually via emails and spreadsheets. This can include products or features for:
When looking for Supply Chain Compliance software, finding a compliance platform that covers off the above list can save you time and hassle down the road as your organisation’s needs can expand from compliance management, to a full WHS solution.
Supply Chain Compliance software will benefit your company by allowing you to manage all your business & workforce documentation in one place and help you to stay compliant with relevant legislation and industry standards.
An effective solution will be configurable, meaning you will be able to map your existing compliance and risk management processes, or WHS protocols, to the software - essentially replicating your existing system in an online portal. Working with a solution with industry expertise can also help to refine or build out existing processes for businesses who require a more hands-on approach. Check out Comply Flow’s service offering if you’re interested in a customisable solution, where you only pay for the exact features and modules you need.
For example, Comply Flow’s industry platform allows you to manage all your HR and compliance admin in one place. You can:
Comply Flow is an easy way to stay organised and maintain operational visibility, with access to accurate and up to date information on your supply chain, and two-way communication built into the platform - meaning both your organisation and your supply chain can meet WHS legislative requirements, avoid health and safety risks and reduce exposure to legal or financial liability in the case of an incident.
To ensure you choose the right software for your organisation you should:
If you’re currently looking for a Supply Chain Software System, Comply Flow software provides a secure and easy way for you and other parties to access accurate and up to date information to ensure that the workforce is compliant and work-ready.
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