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  • Best practice guide to product selection for the furniture supply chain

  • Tristine Hargreaves

  • BM TRADA
  • November 2013
  • 978-1-909594-043
  • Paperback
  • 68
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How can you and your team develop high quality furniture products for your customers while meeting all of the legal requirements in the product selection process? This concise guide will help you to plan and implement a system in line with the Trading Standards' requirements and General Product Safety Regulations.

It demonstrates how to manage the product selection process right through from initial brief to placing your product on the market, working with your suppliers to deliver to retailers a good, safe product - on time and at the right price.

Adopting reliable methods for sourcing materials, handling assessments, testing and monitoring, maintaining a technical file and continuing due diligence is essential for meeting your legal responsibilties. Infographics and useful examples illustrate the key processes you should follow to give confidence that you are following industry best practice.

Topics covered include:

- Procedures and documentation
- Factory assessments
- Factory processes and procedures
- Materials sourcing, traceability and testing
- The product technical file
- Monitoring and measuring

Prepared with the assistance of FIRA, the experts on best practice in the furniture supply chain, this guide will help you set up a robust product selection process.
How can you and your team develop high quality furniture products for your customers while meeting all of the legal requirements in the product selection process? This concise guide will help you to plan and implement a system in line with the Trading Standards' requirements and General Product Safety Regulations. It demonstrates how to manage the product selection process right through from initial brief to placing your product on the ...
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