Join top industry experts from leading UK retailers and international distributors for a practical seminar on managing regulatory and reputational product risks for commercial gain

The seminar will address questions such as: With the number and complexity of regulations remorselessly increasing, what‘s the most effective way to ensure product compliance without costly internal technical expertise tied up in a giant test certificate chase? How can technical experts’ time be freed up to work with suppliers on product development? As product and supplier churn increases, how do you stop compliance checking impacting on product time to market? How will the government regulatory landscape change over the next five years? Product supply chains are becoming more ‘transparent’: what’s the best methodology for capturing supply chain risk to improve commercial buying decisions? What can analysis of product ‘big data’ deliver in commercial terms? Join your peers and the Track Record Global team to hear the answers from experts, and discuss effective and innovative solutions with like-minded industry professionals – all in the impressive surroundings of the world famous Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. TRG’s experience – gained from working with over 2000 suppliers located in 52 countries, supplying nearly 1 million products – demonstrates that not only can product risks be managed effectively and efficiently online, but also the associated ‘big data’ can be used to real commercial advantage. The seminar will be a high quality event.

We have 4 top presentations from:
1. Rob Hodgson (QA Operations Controller, Home Retail Group): Managing regulatory product risks from now until 2020
2. Tony Jowett (formerly Global Sourcing and QA Director, Shop Direct): Managing reputational product risks from now until 2020
3. Leon Livermore (Chief Executive, Chartered Trading Standards Institute): How retailers/distributors should consider managing product risk – the regulators' point of view
4. Frank Miller (Managing Director, Track Record Global): The future – making commercial gains from managing product risks efficiently and effectively

The seminar objectives are to provide participants with a clear understanding of: • In the face of increasing technical complexity, what‘s the most efficient and effective way to ensure products are compliant without tying up internal technical expertise? • How do you free up technical expert’s time so that they can work with suppliers on product development? • As product and supplier churn increases, how do you stop compliance checking being a drag on product time to market? • How is the government regulatory landscape going to change over the next 5 years? • Given that product supply chains are becoming more ‘transparent’, what’s the best methodology for capturing supply chain risk (at an appropriate scale) in order to better inform buying decisions? • What can the analysis of product ‘big data’ deliver in simple commercial terms?

Types of individuals attending will include: • Commercial Directors and Senior Quality Managers • Sourcing and Purchasing Directors and Managers • Senior Supply Chain Professionals

We are charging £175.00 (ex. VAT) to cover costs. The day will start at 1000hrs and finish at 1530hrs. Lunch and all refreshments are included. We already have a range of senior staff attending from FTSE100 companies. It would be great if you could also attend. Please let me know if you would like to participate or would like more information. There's more details here

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