Need for due diligence in assessing supply chain substance

February 1, 2020

Demonstrating compliance for a variety of regulations and requirements can be a relatively challenging process. It usually begins with data collection, followed by a comparison against regulatory and industry requirements before companies conduct an assessment using comprehensive test and analytical protocols. However, substance regulations do not typically reference comprehensive and standardized testing protocols explicitly, which poses additional challenges and requirements for manufacturers and their downstream partners.

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Van Moer Logistics

Founder Jo Van Moer, started his successful company in 1990 together with his wife Anne. Today they are still the driving force behind our operations and creators of the logistics service provider we are today. Together with our customers, we’ve sculpted this family owned business into an organization with more than 1.200 employees, and we’re still growing every day. The awareness of the importance of diversification grew together with the company. And even though we’re constantly investing and experienced a tremendous growth, the company succeeds to preserve the characteristics of a family owned business. Flexibility and service for the customers is still our top priority.

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Van Moer Logistics

Founder Jo Van Moer, started his successful company in 1990 together with his wife Anne. Today they are still the driving force behind our operations and creators of the logistics service provider we are today. Together with our customers, we’ve sculpted this family owned business into an organization with more than 1.200 employees, and we’re still growing every day. The awareness of the importance of diversification grew together with the company. And even though we’re constantly investing and experienced a tremendous growth, the company succeeds to preserve the characteristics of a family owned business. Flexibility and service for the customers is still our top priority.

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