Goods In - Inspection Control
All collecting vehicles are inspected prior to loading to ensure they are clean, free from odours that could cause taint and free from any potential contaminates. The state of the vehicle is then recorded on the dispatch paperwork.
If the vehicle is considered unsuitable for loading the customer/owner of the goods is contacted immediately and advice sought on what action to take.
Products are loaded quickly and taken directly from the chamber and placed onto the vehicle to prevent temperature abuse, all carried out on a sealed loading bay.
All products are inspected upon loading to ensure they are:
- Correctly coded
Upon arrival at Chiltern all delivery vehicles are checked to ensure they are clean, free from odours that could cause taint and free from any potential contaminate.
All deliveries are off loaded and inspected in the enclosed loading bay.
Product temperature checks are taken from the back, middle and front of the load. The receipted goods target temperature is 0 to + 3°C for chilled goods and -18°C or below for frozen.
A goods receipt form is completed recording the following:
- Customers product code
- Use by date
- Product description
- Unique pallet number
- Any damage
- Outer packaging clean and...