How the Cognibox Contractor Management System (CMS) assists hiring organizations in the agrifood industry in managing the compliance of their supply chain.

Consumers and government regulatory bodies bring considerable pressure to bear on the agrifood industry. Irrespective of the nature of the challenge — safety and sanitation standards, production processes, supply chain — risk control is vital. Our raison d’être at Cognibox is to alleviate the burden of administrative tasks respecting the health, safety and compliance of contractors and contractor employees commissioned to carry out work on client production sites (proof of insurance, commitment documents, training attestations and certificate expiry dates, certification requirements,etc.).

Each and every day, our experts assist discriminating clients in regions across the globe in minimizing risk levels by hiring qualified, safety conscious, properly trained contractors. Cognibox enables companies operating in the agrifood sector to enhance contractor and supplier compliance management.

Due diligence

Directory containing your company’s policies, procedures, regulatory requirements and mandatory health and safety training attestations linked to contractor and supplier profiles.

Centralized management

Easy-to-use classification system groups together useful, up-to-date information to facilitate the management of your contractors and their employees.

Harmonization of processes

Rigorous structuring of qualification processes across company ranks based on requirements specific to your organization.

Supply chain management

A supplier selection tool based on requirements specific to your company and individual worksites.

Cognibox makes it possible to better manage risks relating to supplier compliance and management

For over a decade, Cognibox has been helping discriminating organizations in regions worldwide to implement supply chain compliance management programs. Our experts understand the specifics of the agrifood industry and are poised to assist you in implementing relevant management best practices. Much more than a technology-based solution, Cognibox will help you fully automate contractor risk and compliance management. From qualification and training management to the communication of job-specific requirements and performance evaluation, Cognibox provides a comprehensive solution tailored to your needs.

Agrifood industry contractor and supplier management challenges that Cognibox can help you overcome

Growth

Harmonize contractor compliance for all plants and worksites, including new or acquired facilities.

Restrictive regulatory environment

Match compliance requirements (provincial, standards, certifications, etc.) with contractor profiles to identify only qualified contractors.

Multiple site management

Take advantage of structural flexibility to manage multiple sites, plants and departments in several different languages.

Food safety and traceability

Select top performing industry contractors and suppliers in terms of occupational health and safety, the environment, sustainable development, quality and regulatory compliance.

Current Cognibox CMS users

See for yourself how one client enhanced corporate processes using Cognibox CMS

About the client

A North American leader in the agrifood industry with some forty plants in Canada and the United States. The company seeks to rank among the top ten sectoral players in the world in the coming years.

Nature of challenge

Following a series of acquisitions, this company needed to harmonize process conformity across corporate ranks in matters of accident prevention, contractor management and regulatory compliance.

How Cognibox helped

Cognibox provided for the enhanced management and sharing of information between the company and business partners through the combination of a unique computer-based tool and administrative support required to operationalize this new means of managing risk associated with external business relations.

Vice President, Occupational Health and Safety

“Cognibox proved a catalyst for change within our organization by guiding us in harmonizing supplier risk management practices. This essential exercise enabled us to integrate a diversity of acquisitions into group ranks.”

Indicators suggestive of client success

Harmonization

of contractor’s qualification processes across Canada

Centralization

of training files of all contractors’ employees in a single platform

Reduction

time allowed for contractor's management

Agrifood Industry Case Study

Discover how Cognibox helped them centralize risk management after many acquisitions.

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