If you’re not certain what a good supplier looks like, then you need to employ someone that does.

Materials Sourcing
If you’re not certain what a good supplier looks like, then you need to employ someone that does.

SUPPLIER SELECTION

Working with your Approved Vendor List (AVL) or through our own manufacturers, we will identify the target community and shortlist the best Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs) or contract manufacturers depending on your specifications.

SUPPLIER APPROVAL

We will rigorously evaluate the shortlisted manufacturers, quality assess each of their factories and processes, selecting our preferred company with your approval.

RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT

We will manage all aspects of the manufacturer relationship, including materials planning, quality assurance, pricing, and shipment of finished goods or component parts to your specified global locations.

Why Choose Exertis Supply Chain Services for Your Factory Sourcing

END-TO-END ODM TO MARKET SERVICE

Through our global Low Cost Country (LCC) sourcing teams, we have the unique ability to manage the complete end to end ODM to market service, overseeing ODM sourcing, qualification and compliance through to design management, prototyping approval and market fulfilment.

GLOBAL FOOTPRINT

Through our offices across Europe, Asia and the US and our third party logistics (3PL) partners globally, we can ensure shorter lead time delivery of raw materials or finished goods directly from suppliers to your factories or warehouses anywhere in the world.

LOW COST GLOBAL SOURCING

With thousands of commodity suppliers worldwide, we can not only source the best quality but also the lowest prices for your component parts or finished goods.

QUALITY ASSURANCE

Our dedicated factory management teams search, qualify and select only accredited and compliant manufacturers. In addition, we conduct risk analysis, regular surprise inspections and a wide range of audits covering systems, processes, products and documentation.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

We carry out regular social and ethical audits among manufacturers and have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all suppliers to your business conduct their operations in a socially responsible way.

Capacity Planning
Accurate Capacity Planning is essential for organisations to maximise the use of their resources while ensuring sufficient capacity to meet demand.

DEMAND MONITORING

We will analyse your historical and forecasted production data, along with your current run rates to help you maximise the use of your production resources while ensuring you have sufficient capacity to meet fluctuating customer demands.

FACTORY SOURCING

Our dedicated factory management team will globally source vendors that meet your production requirements as well as your cost and quality specifications.

CAPACITY ASSESSMENT

Each potential supplier to your business will be assessed to determine production output potential and ensure sufficient capacity to meet your future customer demand.

MULTI-VENDOR MANAGEMENT

We will minimise your supply chain risk by sourcing and actively managing additional manufacturers for your products. This ensures that your production capacity does not suffer in the event that your principal supplier is unable to fulfil orders.

Why Choose Exertis Supply Chain Services for Your Materials Supply Chain Design

DEDICATED FACTORY SOURCING TEAMS

Our highly experienced global factory sourcing teams are qualified and certified to perform factory assessments, materials inspections and supplier audits covering systems, processes, products and documentation.

STATE OF THE ART CAPACITY PLANNING SYSTEMS

Our global SAP platform manages all elements of our process including demand forecasting where we deploy unique algorithms to accurately predict future demand for your products. This enables us to precisely position inventory, allowing you to optimise your production capacity.

EXTENSIVE GLOBAL SUPPLIER NETWORK

We have a global network comprising thousands of finished goods and raw materials manufacturers. With operations in Europe and Asia, we can source the highest quality, low cost manufacturers for your products.

Quality Control
The more control you have over supplier inputs and processes, the less risk you have of customer returns, product failures and reputational damage.

VENDOR LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION

We will ensure that all suppliers to your business are fully licensed and certified, ensuring that all your products are sourced from quality, reputable companies.

SUPPLIER AUDITING

Our factory management teams conduct regular surprise inspections and a range of supplier audits covering systems, processes, products and documentation.

PRODUCTION MONITORING

We can provide on-site production monitoring, reviewing areas such as production capacity and control points to deliver efficiency improvements through process engineering.

MATERIALS INSPECTION

We will conduct materials inspections and factory audits to ensure that suppliers are meeting your specifications, assuring you of the identity, safety and suitability of materials for your product.

QUALITY ASSURANCE

Our dedicated factory management teams search, qualify and select only accredited and compliant suppliers. In addition, we conduct risk analysis, regular surprise inspections and a wide range of audits covering systems, processes, products and documentation. All activity is governed by our own quality management system standards, as part of our supplier management practice.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

We carry out regular social and ethical audits amongst suppliers and have policies and procedures in place, such as our conflict minerals policy, to ensure that all suppliers to your business conduct their operations in a socially responsible manner.