Advantages to Choosing Southmedic
Supply Chain Management
At Southmedic, world-class supply chain management begins with our customers. Our customer-focused supply chain professionals strive for cost saving solutions to optimize the value proposition for each customer.
Our team is focused on four primary areas: reducing cost, improving quality, shortening delivery times, and implementing lean manufacturing process improvement methodologies.
Our goal at Southmedic is to provide full service supply chain management with an experienced and responsive team to complement every aspect of manufacturing, custom injection molding and business needs.
Improving Purchasing Power
Southmedic’s supply chain organization partners with our customers to map the existing supply chains, offering solutions to consolidate the supply base to Southmedic – preferred suppliers, to increase purchasing power and thus reduce component costs.
Close collaboration with our customers is fundamental to securing the supply chain. Investigating the possibility of capital improvements, dual sourcing options and other supply chain tactics are part of Southmedic’s ongoing process of assuring a secure supply chain for each of our customers.
At Southmedic, we aim to leverage our supply chain organization so as to position each customer for success in any business climate. We view our suppliers as our partners. These partners contribute to our ability to deliver to our customers and ultimately, to achieving our core values. These strong and mutually beneficial working relationships ensures our ability to secure long term supply agreements.
ERP from Forecast to Order Confirmation
Southmedic supports its supply chain organization by providing:
- Dynamic supply network optimization tools to enable our extended supply chain organization to better schedule capacity around our customers’ changing needs
- Orderly material flow, to reduce your inventory levels, and shortening production lead time
- Superior inventory management to allow us to manage your inventory by providing just in time delivery from your blanket order, to deliver your parts as you need them
- Customer portal capability, to offer visibility from point of order entry through to final inspection, giving our customers the ability to view the status of their order at any given time
The management and employees of Southmedic Inc. are dedicated to providing our customers with high quality innovative products that always meet their needs by the use of our quality assurance system and procedures.
We are committed to compliance with regulatory requirements and to maintaining the effectiveness of the Quality Management System. Southmedic is proud of its many certifications and awards to service the global medical marketplace.
This commitment is further communicated through quality assurance objectives established at all levels of the organization, to ensure that it serves as the foundation of all that we do. Southmedic’s medical manufacturing division is totally committed to continuous process improvement for enhanced quality and reduced waste and process variability. We have an excellent quality assurance reputation in the medical industry and an outstanding track record for developing innovative medical devices.
Southmedic recognizes that regulatory compliance is an essential requirement in the medical device industry and achieved initial certification to ISO standards in 1996. When you choose Southmedic as your OEM supplier, you are selecting a supplier that is: MDSAP certified, ISO 13485 certified, European MDD certified, and FDA registered. We can provide the necessary support in determining the regulatory requirements of your product whether it be determining device classification, guiding 510k documentation, conducting risk analysis or assessing post-market considerations. Southmedic offers a comprehensive analysis of requirements. Core competencies include: Design – Tooling – Cleanroom Injection Molding – 100,000 Clean Room Assembly – Packaging – Distribution – Regulatory Affairs Support Services.
Certifications and Registrations
Southmedic specializes in the manufacturing of products for the medical, cosmetic and electronic industries. In addition, we have earned a worldwide reputation for quality, product design and innovation in the manufacturing of medical anesthetic components.