Leading aerospace and military manufacturers are taking steps to reduce the risk of receiving counterfeit parts through implementation of strategies focused on reducing or eliminating the primary sources of risk. ESCS has been an active advocate in the industry helping develop best practices, and can work with your team to assess your current situation and provide recommendations tailored to your company’s operating structure.
An excellent starting point in your evaluation is ESCS’s site dedicated to mitigating counterfeit risk at www.combatcounterfeits.com There you will find a wealth of information that will be thought-provoking and help educate your quality and procurement teams on the primary issues and concerns.
Areas you may want to review:
· Distributor knowledge & experience
· Distributor quality certifications & systems
· Inspection and testing
· Vendor reduction
· Inventory management and lot traceability
· Distributor management of their supplier base
· …and many more.
The consultative service ESCS provides is free for the use of all aerospace and military manufacturers. Give us a call and we’ll help you quickly put together an assessment of what should be considered in developing your own risk mitigation strategy.
And remember… As Professor Quality says.......
ESCS is the company that pioneeered Safe Source Seal Aerospace Sourcing Assurance