Sourcing and Supplier Selection

Strategic Sourcing

  • We specialize in sourcing of products like Steel Raw Casting, Machined Casting, Valve Parts, Valve Assembly, Fasteners, and Precision metal Components, Auto Components, Locomotive Engine Spare parts, Fabrication Parts

  • We have spent many years building a highly reliable network of Quality Suppliers.. Our supplier network guarantees speedy order fulfilment and supply chain flexibility. We have a highly trained inspection and auditing team who ensure that all sourced products are from approved & audited sources only.

  • We understand our customer’s business.. We collaborate easily with customer’s internal procurement team and create excellent results through team work and open dialogue. 

  • We have complete understanding of production and manufacturing processes. Based on the product details such as drawings, specifications, testing standards and projected quantities received from our customer, we contact both new suppliers and those we have worked with before for quotations. If the submitted bids prove attractive then the purchasing team of our customer assesses the conditions positively. The received bids are compared and potential cost savings are calculated based on the details of the RFQ, allowing the purchasing team to make a substantiated decision. If the decision is in favour of a new supplier, then our sourcing team does a quality audit which is necessary to prove that a supplier can meet high standards established by us and our customers.

  • It is also our job to ensure that the parts are obtained at the best possible prices, that the specified quality standards are met and they are available to our customers when they are needed, while keeping their inventory levels to minimum.

Supplier Selection

Selecting the right suppliers is an important factor in our customer’s success as a company. In keeping with our sourcing strategy, we regularly scrutinize the performance, quality and competitiveness of our suppliers with the aim of achieving continuous improvement in these areas. Not only are the suppliers manufacturing processes closely checked, but also product quality stringently monitored. Our selection and approval process for new suppliers is designed to be fair and transparent. The suppliers are selected, evaluated and developed using Quadrou’s most rigorous Supplier Selection Process. We make sure that supplier has adequate resources and manpower to meet Quality Standards and delivery schedule. Environmental protection also plays an important role while selecting supplier. We prefer suppliers who reduce environmental risks, avoids waste, carries out active recycling and uses energy saving alternatives wherever possible.

Potential Supplier assessment by our team covers the following necessary details

  • Current workload and equipment capabilities

  • Material and product control processes

  • Handling and storage of materials

  • Human qualification, Hardware and resources

  • Factory facilities and manufacturing techniques

  • Testing procedures

  • Management structure

  • Business ethics

  • Quality Management System

  • Quality Assurance audit

  • Health, Safety and Environmental Management

  • Risk Management strategy

  • Financial security