HVDS is an Avetta accredited supplier. Avetta, formerly PICS Auditing, is an organisation for companies that need formalised supplier pre-qualification to ensure that those contractors conform to health and safety, environmental and other legislation in order to minimize risk, maintain a safe environment and reduce organisational liability. Avetta provides a supply chain management solution for procurement, safety and sustainability professionals, removing the administrative overhead and minimizing the cost of qualifying, managing and monitoring their suppliers. Furthermore, Avetta can help its clients:
- Improve safety by lowering incident rate
- Streamline your qualification process by reducing contractor selection and approval process time
- Cut administrative costs
- Increase supply chain visibility across all areas of your business
For more information about Avetta, click here.
According to Avetta,
“Companies that have leveraged the Avetta platform have lowered
their incident rate on average by 54%.”
Industries benefitting from Avetta prequalification include:
- Construction Materials
- Facilities Management
- Oil and Gas
- Utilities / Energy
Most of our customers come from the manufacturing industry where timing and efficiency are everything. Manufacturing companies that partner with Avetta to create a transparent and streamlined supply chain risk management process. This ensures that operations run safely and smoothly.
“A mistake or miscommunication between the owner/operator and supplier can result in catastrophic loss in terms of profit, the environment, or human life.” (Avetta)
Avetta advises that every company has a supplier prequalification system in place, in order to mitigate risk. This system could include:
- Using objective criteria when evaluating suppliers
- Creating a standard prequalification form
- Performing audits on suppliers
- Conducting a proper inspection of suppliers where appropriate
- Looking at both quantitative and qualitative data
For more information about HVDS air filtration, dust extraction or ductwork cleaning, repair and maintenance services, please get in touch.
HVDS will be attending Food Safety Europe in London on 12th February 2020 and Foodex at the NEC in Birmingham from 30th March to 1st April 2020. Come and see us on stand J201.