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Upgrade Your Supplier Audit Approach by Balancing Supplier Audit Needs and Resources

Published: 28 June 2018

ID: G00701809

Analyst(s): Quality Research Team


Supplier audits are a key tool to identify issues but striking the right balance between audit needs and limited auditing resources can be difficult. Heads of quality or heads of supplier quality management can use this document to upgrade their strategies for balancing these demands.

Table Of Contents


Who to Audit

Table 1: Sample Criteria Used to Determine Who to Audit

Audit Resource Constraints

How to Audit


Types of Audits

Table 2: Types of Audits



After the Audit Is Complete

Recommended by the Authors

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