Material Traceability Process
At Plastribution, we emphasize the importance of implementing a Material Traceability Process.
This process is designed to guarantee that the materials comprising every component in a final product have comprehensive records tracing back to their initial production. Typically, this is accomplished through the establishment of a documented paper trail.
Purchase order raised against Supplier
(unique POR & stock number generated on all paperwork, associated to that purchase order)
Order confirmation /Delivery/ Shipping documents are created by Supplier quoting our purchase order and stock number, advising us of the specific product bath batch to be received.
Purchase order details with all PLB and batch references are provided to the Inbound warehouse for receipt
Goods received note provided by the warehouse to confirm correct batch and quantity
Certificate of analysis received from Supplier to confirm batch is within specification tolerance and attached to the Purchase order in Netsuite.
Customer places order for stock –Unique STN/batch is allocated against a unique sales order generated in Netsuite (unique POR & stock number generated on all paperwork, associated to that purchase order)
Warehouse receive picking/delivery instruction generated from the sales order in Netsuite confirming Stock number, quantity and any special instructions relating to batch requests
Delivery note provided to customer upon delivery confirming material, stock number, quantity and batch (Certificate of conformity is included on the delivery note)