Manchester Pass Sedex Audit with Flying Colours
09 Jul 2018
As part of its supply chain agreement with a major UK supermarket, the Manchester team has undergone a rigorous audit via SEDEX (Supplier Ethical Data Exchange).
The SMETA (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit) was carried out to ascertain the sites compliance and covered four areas; Health and Safety, labour standards, environment and business ethics.
Gary Hargreaves Managing Director Boxes and Packaging (Manchester) commented; “This is an outstanding achievement for the Manchester team and, whilst it arose as part of our supply chain agreement with the supermarket, all retailers that are SEDEX members will be able to view the details of our audit placing us a highly credible supplier option to others that adhere to this principle of supply chain management.
“We were commended in many areas of our business operations and this reflects the commitment we display in running a company that supports its customers in their supply chain solutions and packaging requirements and achieves the highest standards.”
Almost 280,000 SMETA’s have been conducted to date highlighting the credibility and respect of the process by some of the most recognised brands across the globe.
The team will undergo a further re-audit in 2020 to ensure compliances are being maintained.