TraceGains announced the winners of its annual Innovation Contest during a company-wide meeting June 12. In its third year, the competition asked employees to submit ideas to expand TraceGains Network, improve profit margins, and increase market pull. This year, the company received more than 40 submissions from employees with ideas on new business opportunities for the company.
TraceGains Promotes New Corporate Counsel from Within
TraceGains, the leader in supplier compliance, quality management, and new product development software for the consumer-packaged goods industry, announced today that it has promoted Kendra S. Stevens to Corporate Counsel.
TraceGains Launches the First Specification Management Solution with Supplier Co-Authoring
Specification Management allows companies to author, publish, and update raw material, and finished goods specifications. The new product streamlines and centralizes documentation and information exchange, with automated workflows and alerts for internal and external stakeholder updates and approvals. With network connectivity, the software gives companies immediate access to more than a million supplier-provided documents to accelerate specification creation and updates.
Bakeries take on audits in the new era of food safety
Audits should never come as a surprise. The Food and Drug Administration could arrive at any time for a food safety inspection. Or a customer may require an audit from the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Program or the British Retail Consortium, which are both recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). Quality assurance/control managers — and all other employees — must be aware of food safety regulations and remain ahead of the curve.
United Natural Products Alliance Partners with TraceGains
The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) and TraceGains have announced a partnership designed to increase quality, management, and transparency in the global supplement supply chain, according to an UNPA press release made today.
Big shifts in thinking about the supply chain are happening because of two developments: excitement about blockchain’s potential and regulations requiring companies to shoulder more of the burden for verifying whether suppliers keep food safe.