Technology Tools ...Powered by CTL
Our cutting edge testing is complimented by a variety of robust proprietary tech tools that distinguishes us from the competition. Some of the tools we have that can be customized to meet the needs of Retailers and Suppliers are:
CompassEnsure all Products Meet Quality Standards. Compass is a sophisticated application that monitors adherence to your quality programs. By applying our exclusive algorithms to your purchase order data, Compass allows CTL to efficiently and accurately administer the rules of your testing programs. We notify your supply chain of testing required to satisfy your preset parameters, and we give you regular feedback on deficiencies in program adherence. We ensure that the products you want tested are, indeed, tested. read more »
Sample RegistrationAllow Suppliers to Start the Test Process Quickly and Accurately. Sample Registration is an interactive, web-based platform that integrates your purchase order data into the sample submission process. Suppliers select the items that they want to test, and the system automatically transfers much of the required information from the purchase order directly to the testing application. The intuitive interface then guides suppliers through the sample submission process so that they can easily and quickly provide accurate, complete information necessary to begin the testing process. read more »
InfinityHave Complete Confidence in the Consistency and Accuracy of CTL Test Records. Infinity is our proprietary laboratory information management system that standardizes product, supplier, and retailer information, and enforces retailer rules and standards. Because Infinity is web-based and centralized, rules and protocols never deviate across any of our physical locations. As a result, CTL produces lab records that are in a consistent, easy-to-navigate format regardless of which lab performs the testing. read more »
Corporate ViewSearch, Find, and Review Test Results. Corporate View provides quick access to specific lab reports and visibility into samples that are currently in testing. Using Corporate View’s robust query builder, suppliers and retailers can quickly find testing information by such product attributes as brand, UPC, Style Number, and Country of Origin. Official test reports and billing summaries (visible only to supplier) are easily accessible and always available. Users can export query results in Excel format for additional analysis and can save common queries for repeated use. read more »
Corporate CommunicationsInitiate, Store, and Track Correspondence about Test Results. Built on the Corporate View platform, Corporate Communications facilitates and stores correspondence regarding your products and their test results. You initiate actions against test results, which provide direct feedback to suppliers or manufacturers, laboratory personnel, and your internal team members. The actions you can take, which include, among others, product reject and corrective action (retest), are customizable to your specific needs. Corporate Communications maintains a history of actions and correspondence so you never have to question who made which decisions about your product, as well as when and why. read more »
Test Results Electronic Data FeedTransfer Test Results, Computer-to-Computer. CTL’s electronic data feed mechanism provides fully automated transmission of test results, offering seamless integration with our customers' Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. read more »
InSightExplore Test Results and Spot Trends in Quality and Performance. InSight is a visualization and discovery platform that compiles data from multiple sources, including individual test reports, and translates it into business intelligence that supports your strategic decisions. InSight blends test results with other retail data, giving both buyers and quality managers unprecedented visibility into their supply chain and quality programs. By filling information gaps with findings from InSight, stakeholders can review performance across retailer divisions, suppliers, factories, countries of origin, and many other combinations of associated dimensions. read more »
Did You Know
In today's fast-paced retail environment, you cannot afford to delay the manufacture and shipment of your product while you await test results. We offer 3-5 business day turnaround times for most evaluations and for those times when you need your results faster, Express Service is available for many products. Contact us for details.
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