Introducing PAS 7000 Supply Chain Risk Management - Supplier Pre-Qualification Program

PAS 7000 Supply Chain Risk Management - Supplier pre-qualification standard is a supply chain pre-qualification framework that supports procurement activity for businesses of all sizes, all sectors and across the globe.

PAS 7000 standard has been developed in response to clients around the world requesting a universal standard that would combine supplier profiles, capabilities and performance in order to make informed decisions about whether or not to engage with a potential supply chain partner.

Our new standard PAS 7000 helps address these issues and specifies a universal package of supplier information to be shared with supply chain partners. This covers, key supplier information, capabilities and performance which will help buyers trace back & secure their supply chains, mitigate risk and brand reputation and for suppliers to promote their products.

The PAS 7000 is integrated into BSI's Supply Chain Verification Auditing Service - VerifEye.

Who needs PAS 7000?

PAS 7000 is intended to establish a supply chain information model that is of relevance to entities of all sizes everywhere in the world such as procurement, compliance, legal, security and supply chain professionals, set out and structured in a manner that is equally applicable to suppliers and buyers.

What are the benefits of PAS 7000?

  • It is structured and presented to be equally accessible for both suppliers and buyer
  • It is based on international consensus developed by procurement and supply chain professionals drawn from UK, US and APAC
  • Includes a wide range of potentially relevant topic modules such as capacity & capabilities, environmental management, employment policies, business continuity, traceability and data protection to name a few
  • The modular approach to the information required permits the building of respective modules into a customized matrix supported by a common set of application principles or rules
  • Provides a degree of flexibility for tailoring the information to particular organizational needs while at the same time retaining a robust, repeatable approach
  • Helps mitigate risks and reputational damage

PAS 7000 Modules

The segmented matrix approach provides a prequalification framework that includes all topic modules listed below. It provides the flexibility to tailor specific requirements of the buying organization, within a structure of rules and principles that maintains the robustness and repeatability required to deliver affordable excellence on a wide range of important business principles thereby encouraging wide adoption.