LR is now one of the approved Supplier Excellence Certification Bodies for Woolworths, for both existing and new suppliers. The LR team will be providing customised audit services across the global footprint of manufacturers supplying private label products to Woolworths Australian and New Zealand Food Divisions, in accordance with their Woolworths Supplier Excellence programs for food and non-food.
Kimberly Carey Coffin, Lloyd’s Register, Global Technical Director – Supply Chain, Customised Assurance, commented: “We’re delighted to win the contract as one of the limited number of approved audit service providers for Woolworths, especially as we understand the important role that we will play in providing assurance of their supply chain.
“LR operate across the entire food and drink supply chain, using our global network of sector specialists. We are dedicated to helping businesses reduce risk through a range of product safety and brand protection services. Working with Woolworths we will combine our technical expertise with a pragmatic approach, ensuring the service we deliver is always robust, effective and highly valued.”
LR works with more than 35,000 clients in the food sector and is one of the world’s leading service providers of food safety certification, training and customised audit solutions. LR works collaboratively with farms, fisheries, food manufacturers, restaurants, hotels and global retailers to help manage food safety and sustainability risks throughout supply chains.
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