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Optimize your Industrial Supply Chain. Right on time.

To ensure the successful completion of your project, a cross-phase optimization of your supply chain is necessary. Therefore, it is important that throughout the procurement, manufacturing and construction phases, suppliers and contractors deliver the desired quality. Moreover, it is essential that the specified standards are met and that each step is carried out efficiently and promptly.

With our Supply Chain Inspection Services, consisting of services such as assessment, expediting, inspection, supervision and testing, we offer you the necessary support in every stage. This ranges from the selection of suppliers, through quality assurance and quality control inspections, to the monitoring of loading and discharge, construction supervision and the continuous in-service inspection. We strengthen your market position in the long-term by supporting technological innovations and economic developments.

Click on the different supply chain phases and see what this means in detail.

Design &
Planning
Procurement &
Manufacturing
Construction &
Commissioning
Operation &
Maintenance
Right
on Time

Design & Planning phase

You are:

  • Top Manager
  • Project Manager Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC)/ Owner
  • Technical Department
  • Decision Maker
  • Investment Manager

You are challenged with:

  • Uncertainty with regards to new technologies or new locations
  • Difficulty with estimation of costs and efforts with regards to Quality Assurance/ Quality Control (QA/ QC)
  • Risks and requirements to be considered when planning the project quality management
  • Inefficient knowledge management system

Our solutions are:

  • Market Access Services
  • Supplier Selection
  • Review of Specification
  • Inspection Planning

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Procurement & Manufacturing phase

You are:

  • Procurement Manager
  • Project Manager / Worker in Project Management Office
  • Account Manager for a manufacturer
  • Project Supervisor of investment department
  • Quality Manager

You are challenged with:

  • A need for supply chain optimization
  • Unknown and low cost sub-suppliers
  • Complex multi-tier supply chains
  • Manufacturers who don’t stick to specifications and standards imposed on them

Our solutions are:

  • Supplier Assessment and Development
  • Vendor Inspection
  • Expediting
  • Pre-Shipment Inspection (PSI)
  • Materials Testing and NDT

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Construction & Commissioning phase

You are:

  • Project Manager
  • Quality Manager on site
  • Working in Project Management Office
  • Account Manager for a manufacturer
  • Project Supervisor of investment department
  • Local Construction Supervisor
  • Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) Manager
  • Quality Manager in Owner/ EPC

You are challenged with:

  • Delays in construction and cost overruns
  • Deployment of new technical, automation and digitalization
  • Noncompliance to Quality Assurance/ Quality Control standards on site
  • HSE non-compliance
  • Poor documentation of non-conformities of components received from the vendors

Our solutions are:

  • Loading and Discharge Supervision
  • On-Site Inspection during installation
  • Technical Staffing
  • Site Supervision in Construction
  • Commissioning Inspection and NDT

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Operation & Maintenance phase

You are:

  • Plant Manager
  • Industrial Facility Manager
  • Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) Manager
  • Quality Manager
  • Insurance Manager

You are challenged with:

  • Insufficient qualified resources to understand and implement relevant standards
  • More complex operational challenges and unscheduled production downtime
  • Deployment of new technical, automation and digitalization
  • Unique components that are hard to exchange or maintain
  • Problems with defining liability in case of non-conformities of accidents

Our solutions are:

  • Maintenance Inspection
  • Failure Damage Analysis
  • Technical Staffing
  • Risk Based Inspection (RBI)
  • Equipment/ Material Life Cycle Assessment

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Take advantage of our support to achieve continuous improvement of your suppliers. We pursue two different approaches to this. While the compliance-based approach focuses on deviations of results from customer’s requirements, the risk-based approach is designed to identify risk factors that lead to incorrect process flows. Depending on your situation, we will create a service package that is suitable for you. Take advantage of our Supply Chain Inspection Services and benefit from:

  • assistance in the proper selection of suppliers and support in their continuous improvement
  • cost reduction through the identification of new suppliers by means of a detailed supplier evaluation
  • higher transparency concerning the quality level of components
  • lower the risk of liability and financial loss resulting from poor quality or delays
  • prevention of production bottlenecks
  • increase of your competitiveness and customer satisfaction through consistent quality

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Mastering your Industrial Supply Chain right on time. Get in touch with our experts.

Mastering your Industrial Supply Chain right on time. Get in touch with our experts.