Although few businesses today need convincing that product quality is a crucial factor for success, ensuring consistent quality in today’s complex and easily disrupted supply chains can often feel like an uphill battle.
Nevertheless, this is a battle your business can’t afford to lose, because the costs of poor quality are all too real:
Therefore, it comes as no surprise that effective quality improvement programs translate to higher margins, better customer satisfaction and stronger brand loyalty.
This guide offers six strategies to minimize the cost of poor quality and improve the effectiveness of your quality program.
While supply chain visibility and product traceability are often brought up in the context of sustainable sourcing, having a clear view of the product journey means you are able to quickly identify and address the root causes of quality issues: from specific defects to long-term trends such as quality fade.