Managing your risk

Minimising the complexity of your supply chain security

Offering reliable and transparent supply chain solutions is what we do best. Built on a foundation of supply chain innovation, our goal is for our customers to have a consistent and reliable experience where ever they are in the world. We designed our quality and security programs to provide a customer centric approach that offers flexibility and solutions that decrease the complexity our customers experience around quality, regulatory and security requirements. This includes operations that meet ISO and cGDP compliance standards and necessary document and product certificates.

VWR maintains security through:

Quality and Change Control: through our own internal Quality Assurance team and Change Control systems to ensure compliance. View our Change Notification Service video below to learn about new enhancements!

In addition, we help you stay in control of changing situations and minimize risks associated with changes to the manufacturing process for our J.T.Baker® and Macron Fine Chemicals™ brand life sciences materials* with Avantor's Management of Change (MOC) program.

Collaborative Planning, Forecasting, and Replenishment (CPFR): enabling then demonstrating through service level reports on assurance of supply through the Critical Materials Care team who directly engage with our customers.

Documentation: ensuring availability on such as Certificates of Conformance, Quality, or Analysis and making them available with the SDS’s.

cGDP Certified Distributor Program: demonstrated through 14 of our distribution facilities that have been cGDP certified to be compliant with the International Pharmaceutical Excipient Council’s (IPEC) guidelines for Good Distribution Practices (cGDP) by an outside qualified auditor.

Local Support: by leveraging VWR’s field-based technical experts across 5 continents who will help you match your requirements to high-quality suppliers of bioprocessing materials.

Supplier Auditing & Integrity: conducting risk based audits enables us to understand the capabilities of new suppliers and collaborate effectively to promptly address CAPA’s corrective and preventative actions if the need arises.