Second Party Inspections (Supplier Inspections): Second party inspection can be defined as meaning that the manufacturers or service providers inspect their suppliers or subcontractors on site. Second-party audits are one of the most effective ways to see improvement opportunities for both the audited and the inspector and ultimately lead to increased customer satisfaction and loyalty.
Although quality is one of the most important components of the supply chain, it has become one of the the service providers in today's competitive environment in order to achieve the desired results at every stage from raw material purchase to quality control, from production to product delivery to customers. The quality of the raw material used in production or the infrastructure conditions of your service provider that is producing on your behalf is directly related to your customer satisfaction.
In addition to being a necessity in today's management systems, second-party audits have become an important issue as they enable the creation of mutually beneficial supplier relationships.
The reports obtained by the audits performed within the period and criteria determined by the customer company are noteworthy as a service item that enables companies to evaluate their suppliers in a professional manner and to help them to meet their criteria.
With active second-party audits:
• The strengths, weaknesses and developmental aspects of suppliers can be seen.
• Compliance of suppliers with relevant standards and other legal requirements is reviewed.
• Operational efficiency is ensured and profitability increase is observed.
• Problems are identified for the same reason, root cause analyzes are conducted and opportunities for improvement are observed for subsequent processes.
Benefits of second-party audits: It is an effective way to effectively monitor your supply chain with customized auditing services and to ensure that your own requirements as well as international quality, environmental and social responsibility standards are met. It also helps to detect product failures, recalls, and non-compliance with other legal requirements. It contributes to the development of corporate reputation by enabling strong supplier relationships and providing opportunities for development of suppliers.