CSI Principles: Why Forensic Science?

Why Forensic Science? To eliminate the risk of counterfeit or sub-standard product from impacting your supply chain.

It is a fact that counterfeiting is criminal enterprise, and should be held to the same investigative principles used by law enforcement agencies worldwide. In the same way crime scene investigators apply forensic science to a crime scene, our CSI Program uses investigative methodologies of forensic science in order to create a highly reliable, scientifically sound framework for our incoming inspection and test processes.

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CSI principles: Counterfeit Mitigation Plan

High Reliability Supplier Management

Supplier management is all about counterfeit avoidance. At Classic, supplier management is central to our CSI Program, and is guided by a singular rule of forensic analysis: “Facts do not lie; men can and do”. Our ERP-embedded supplier management program is driven by factual data, and is highly sensitive to the operations of global supply chains.

This allows us to proactively eliminate the elevated counterfeiting risks involved in managing obsolescence and material shortages, limiting your exposure to quality-related supply chain failures, as well as quickly responding to unanticipated disruptions such as environmental disasters.

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Quality Integrated Business Software

When speaking to quality inspection, the primary focus is on reliability of results, capability of tools and expertise of personnel. However, capturing the output and retaining data while maintaining security and integrity is what ultimately binds these critical elements together. We have achieved this by embedding our quality process directly into our ERP system which seamlessly merges critical quality data such as time/date stamps of inspections, QC photographs, and non-conformances with all aspects of our business operations.

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