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 environmental quality regulation



High-tech and electronics, chemical, and oil and gas industries each have their fair share of regulatory requirements to meet, and an increasing number include

environmental quality regulation  astute solution for high-tech environmental product compliance has to deliver the tight integration with core logistics and other processes that will be necessary to comply with these emerging regulations. For more information on compliance issues in other industries, please see previous parts of this series: Thou Shalt Comply (and More, or Else): Looking at Sarbanes-Oxley , Important Sarbanes-Oxley Act Mandates and What They Mean for Supply Chain Management , Sarbanes-Oxley Act May Be Just the Tip of a

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Regulatory and Compliance

Regulatory compliance covers the requirements for ensuring products and their associated materials comply with both external and internal rules and regulations. It covers regulatory and requirements needs, as well as product related components of environmental health and safety (EH&S). 

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environmental quality regulation  modules/features such as the Environmental Sustainability Dashboard and Project Time Reporting . The Lean Manufacturing module that was mentioned in Part 1 (stemming from eBECS ) was released in the summer of 2009. Of some interest to organizations with activities in Europe might be the recent functionality packages delivered to deal with changes in regulation, especially those supporting the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) payments and Value Added Tax (VAT) 2010. As also mentioned in Part 1, Microsoft Read More

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Where Has All the Service Gone?


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environmental quality regulation  controls in support of environmental issues, regulation, and legislation have created a situation where it is economically unviable to manufacture consumer goods in many geographies. Emerging economies, less concerned with the longer term impact of pollutants than the immediate gratification of full stomachs and vodka glasses, are reaping the benefits of social conscience and sustainability policies. More legislation and control is not the answer—this has always proved to be a double-edged sword. Read More

The Strategic Importance of Asset Management Part One: Changing Attitudes


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environmental quality regulation  areas of safety and environmental integrity. It is no longer considered acceptable to cause harm to either the environment or to people and the communities that they live in. In the past ten years this has been reflected in various changes in legislation and regulation in countries around the world. Some of the recent developments in these areas include: Changes to the regulations governing electricity providers in the United Kingdom—now providing a high degree of focus on risk management and Read More

Six Steps to Manage Data Quality with SQL Server Integration Services


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environmental quality regulation  Enhances Quality Control with QAD ERP Upgrade Vitatech Nutritional Sciences Inc. , a vitamin and supplement formulation company, recently implemented the new quality capabilities in QAD Enterprise Applications .   Operating in a highly regulated industry and with a strong commitment to customer satisfaction, quality control is central to Vitatech’s manufacturing. Every step of the process needs to be monitored, recorded, and tested for quality compliance. The company’s former quality control Read More

Guide to Quality Assurance


In today’s world, current and future customers are interested to know whether or not you have implemented a quality control system. Some customers will demand International Organization for Standards (ISO) certification, and others may just ask about it. Whatever their requirements, having a quality control system assures your customers that the products and services you offer are of high quality.

environmental quality regulation  to Quality Assurance In today’s world, current and future customers are interested to know whether or not you have implemented a quality control system. Some customers will demand International Organization for Standards (ISO) certification, and others may just ask about it. Whatever their requirements, having a quality control system assures your customers that the products and services you offer are of high quality. Read More

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environmental quality regulation  Perspectives on the Benefits of a Collaborative Process to Deliver Software Quality Organizations seeking to align the software delivery process with business strategy and goals are beginning to adopt a collaborative software delivery life cycle. While not always an easy change to make, moving to a collaborative approach has clear benefits for companies and their customers. Learn how three companies improved software quality by following a collaborative approach throughout the software delivery Read More

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Case Study: Quality Metalcraft, Inc.




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