As an AS9120 approved supplier, we fully understand the issues that the industry continues to face with regards to supply chain management, product traceability and the elimination of fraudulent and Counterfeit Electronic Parts.

To combat these problems we operate a robust process of Avoidance, Detection, Mitigation and Disposition based upon the principles AS6081.


A proportionate risk management system has been established enabling us to handle any customer requirements, as identified during a detailed contract review. Thus ensuring we can meet and exceed all known requirements. As an Independent distributor who also operates some Franchised lines, we are well placed to provide every level of procurement support that your business needs.


Customers regularly engage with us on many different levels, and we provide absolute confidence that we can follow any bespoke client process required or can recommend a standard approach that will meet the needs of their business and by a continuous analysis and review of our performance metrics relating to RFT and OTD.


Our supply chain is graded and is under continual review. While we understand that the lowest risk product originates directly from the component manufacturer or franchise, we also know that this origin may not always be available, and that is where a robust process is required, and then everything revolves around risk mitigation.




To meet your needs, we can engage with you on any bespoke basis. For example. We will guarantee under financial penalty that unless specific written authority has been agreed in advance, all delivered product will:


  1. Have been purchased from a franchised sourced directly by us and will have all paperwork available.
  2. Have full traceability back to the source, and make sure any restrictions you have advised we will adhere too.
  3. Will undergo an agreed anti-counterfeit and electrical test with an approved Laboratory.


In our opinion, there is a negligible increase in risk when products are procured from an AS9120 approved and competent, independent distributor, assuming specific supply terms and restrictions have been agreed in advance. Whistler supply of goods which have been purchased directly from a franchise or through fully verifiable sources, with all required documentation and using independent testing as agreed; do not represent any additional product quality risks. Standard Visual and Permanency testing will be conducted in-house, but all further testing is outsourced to specialist laboratories which we can recommend, or we can utilise any existing approved Laboratories you already use. Typically we would recommend a process in line with AS6081 although many of our customers have unique requirements that they would like us to follow.



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