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July 12th, 2016

Clinical Research Services

Clinical Research Services help optimize your development timelines, whether your company is developing a biologic, drug or medical device. We offer a range of services to help you achieve your objectives.

We have separate legal entities (staffing, recruiting and CRO). Each helps you solve your Read the rest of this entry »

April 19th, 2016

Calculating the Cost of a Recall – 14 costs

Calculating the cost of a recall before it happens will help your executives understand how much to allot toward preventing a recall.

Calculating the Cost of a Recall - Value of Recalled Goods

Value of Recalled Goods 2014

You may think your company is under the government’s radar.

But, you are wrong!

Almost one-third recalls conducted in 2014 are from small companies under 5 employees.

Using data from the FDA and USDA we worked on calculating the cost of a recall. The average market value of products recalled in 2014 was $1,563,551 with a median of Read the rest of this entry »

January 22nd, 2016

Personality Profiling: STEM Professionals in the New Economy

STEM Professionals need a range of skills to succeed in the new economy. Learn what key characteristics employers are looking for in technical hires.

ASQ Inland Empire Sections 706 and 711 will be profiling the STEM professional for the new economy that will be presented by our very own Rosemarie Christopher.

In this day and age, companies are being more selective as far as educational background, social media reputation, personality profiling and Read the rest of this entry »

November 2nd, 2015

SoCal Food Industry Conference March 2016

The SoCal Food Industry Conference March 2016 theme will be Feeding A Hungry World: Knowledge, Nutrition, Compliance.

SAVE THE DATE –

March 10, 2016
8:30AM – 3:00PM

Disneyland Exhibit Hall
1150 Magic Way
Anaheim, CA 92802

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS AVAILABLE

Speakers Include: Read the rest of this entry »

October 12th, 2015

Four Ways to Use Apprentices to Improve Food Quality

There are Four Ways to Use Apprentices: to help reduce the risk of a recall, help pass third party certification audits, fix root causes of complaints, and reduce the cost of manufacturing. The impact on your business bottom line can be tremendous. Here are some ways apprentices are currently being used by our clients:

  • Apprentices can be used to pass third party certifications. This would allow you to land additional clients (make a list). Retailers and other manufacturers often require their Read the rest of this entry »
October 2nd, 2015
ASQ Certified HACCP

Certified HACCP Auditor (CHA) and
Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA)
Exam Review Workshops

Thursday, November 5, 2015
7:30am-5:00pm

NOAA USDC Seafood Inspection Program
501 West Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802

REGISTER NOW!  https://asqchacqia2015.eventbrite.com

Are you ready to take the CHA or CQIA Exam? Come and join us for a full day CHA/CQIA  Exam Review Workshop for only $99! You will have the option to take the test the following day as long as you Read the rest of this entry »

August 13th, 2015

How do I calculate the cost of complaints?

Do you need to get a rough idea of how much customer complaints are hurting you?

Use this formula when talking to your Chief Financial Officer to measure the bottom line impact from the complaints you are receiving. Market Research has also published a decent page on how your complaints are just representing the tip of the iceberg.

Received complaints represent a small percent of loss. The example below shows how just 100 complaints on a product that costs $120 equals over Read the rest of this entry »

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