The partnership involves Trace One’s Private Label management (PLM) software expertise and BRC Global Standards’ experience in global supply chain assurance enabling speed to market benefits.
It will combine the BRC Global Standards’ 26,000 customers, including suppliers, retailers, certification bodies and auditors from 130 countries with Trace One’s 20,000 customer base.
Christophe Vanackere, CEO of Trace One, said: “Trace One customers will benefit from an increased network of potential trusted partners as well as new solution capabilities in the areas of auditing and compliance.”
Combining both networks into one platform will allow customers to identify trusted partners and products, conduct audits, centralize and share documentation and manage compliance and risk.
Mark Proctor, CEO at BRC Global Standards, said: “Partnering with Trace One enables us to provide a platform that our global customers can use to manage compliance and protect their brands.
“Through Trace One we can offer our customers an enhanced service that will significantly help to understand the supply chain. The insight and data collection across multiple sources will be a real step forward.”