Paper records are prone to errors, difficult to manage, and may be impossible to find in a timely manner, like within two hours as the FDA requires.
Applying Rigorous Track and Trace Methodology
A system that uses rigorous track and trace methodology throughout governs operational behavior. Operators cannot proceed to next steps unless the previous step is validated against a digital control plan that has been designed and approved by engineering. This inherent error-proofing protects against quality failures from operators using materials that may look alike but are not.
Documenting and Recording Each Step
Barcode scanners and printers record and document every step from receipt to
Catching an Error Before It Becomes a Costly Recall
When a particular lot of material has been flagged or quarantined as non-compliant, the system will automatically trigger the “no-go” response wherever that material is trying to be loaded. Suspect orders can be tracked down to a specific lot of material or shipment of finished goods to identify any and all affected product. This makes it much faster to trace
Errors end up costing your company both in actual dollars and reputation—whether it’s loss of time, loss of material, or worse, loss of customers. Want to discover more ways to protect your manufacturing business from errors? Download the eBook: 6 Ways Error-Proofing Protects Your Manufacturing Business.
6 Ways Error-Proofing Protects Your Manufacturing Business
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