Managing retentions with Unifize
Jesse Kolstad underscores Unifize's role in effectively managing product retentions at Biovation Labs. The platform simplifies tracking, ensures adherence to retention policies, and enhances compliance, making retention management more streamlined and reliable.
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So much like management of change. Another arduous process that's incredibly difficult to manage I've found over the years is your retentions. It's a requirement in the regulation you have to hold on to twice the amount of product needed to test it in the event of a problem, and you have to hold it for one year past the shelf life or two years from the date of shipment per the regulations.



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So it's it's a beast that grows every day, every time you make product because you make product. And when you want retains, you need to be able to find them quickly because we're talking, Mock Recalls. That's great. That's why we where we road test it. But in a real scenario, you need to pull those retains now and because I've connected my retention bin and location and numbering and placement to the Finished Good Lot, when I get similar to customer complaints, if they say, here's the Lot right then and there, I know where it is, I can have it pulled and I collaborate in the environment and I say, Hey, at somebody at my team, pull these now and they're in bin 20 row left. It's immediate.

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But what we've known from what I experience was, is we were able to get there with the system. We still there with the system. The system has what is needed to provide us what we're looking for, because every company, admittedly, is trying to get compliant. If we educate people, if we get people the education that they need and to get over the fear factor, I think 90% of those things can be resolved because most people will go to what they're most familiar with.What I worked with from a different company, but they're not willing to sit down and look at what the demographics are saying. People are into social media now. People are moving fast into fast paced world. But technologies are still antiquated. So there's a disconnect here, right? So while we're moving at a fast pace at home with dragging at work, so why can't we continue that speed while we at work?If your supplier has issues and you're not informed on time, you want to have an alternate supplier in place. If your suppliers are not qualified, you may not know that that needs to happen. And so when you have an integrated system that speaks to itself and is giving you all this data, you literally have the pulse of the organization in your hands as an executive at a money bound access.

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