Arbour Group Hosts Successful Supply Chain Management Web Conference

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CHICAGO, Nov. 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arbour Group, a leading provider of global regulatory solutions for life sciences companies, hosted a successful web broadcast, Supplier Management for Life Sciences, on September 26, 2012.

The web broadcast identified the challenges life sciences companies face and the recommend actions necessary to maintain an effective quality system throughout their supply chains. Arbour noted that the manufacturers who have received regulatory approval are held accountable for the quality of all participant suppliers.

Highlighted in the web broadcast were several key components vital to establishing and maintaining a supplier management system, including:

  • Regulatory Scope
  • Supplier Planning
  • Evaluation and Acceptance
  • Quality Agreements/Controls
  • Monitoring and Measurement
  • Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA)
  • Quality Audits

"Life sciences companies continue to expand their supply chain components to include global partners," stated Archie O'Leary, Vice President, Sales for Arbour Group. "Since these partners may supply goods critical to the quality of the finished product, manufacturers must ensure that the proper policies, procedures and practices are in place to satisfy their regulatory obligations."

The web broadcast can be found on the Arbour Group website:

About Arbour Group

Arbour Group, LLC is a leading provider of global regulatory products and services for pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology companies worldwide. Arbour Group's regulatory products include packaged validation protocols that help clients ensure that key enterprise software solutions are functional and in compliance with applicable regulations to minimize business risk. Regulatory services are based on a results-oriented software testing process that not only assures compliance and functionality, but also supports product quality and reliability.

Arbour Group has been lowering the cost of compliance since 1990 for over 200 multinational companies with a global presence including United States offices in California, Illinois, Massachusetts and New Jersey, along with facilities in Dublin, Ireland, Dubai, U.A.E. and Manila, Philippines.

For more information, contact Arbour Group at

One Parkview Plaza
Suite 660
Oakbrook Terrance, IL 60181
Phone 312.207.5800
Fax: 312.207.5805

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CONTACT: One Parkview Plaza Suite 660 Oakbrook Terrance, IL 60181 Phone 312.207.5800 Fax: 312.207.5805

Source:Arbour Group