IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 20, 2012) - Cummins, Inc., a global power leader in service engines, has joined the PICS consortium. With customers in approximately 190 countries and territories, Cummins will adopt PICS products DocuGUARD, InsureGUARD to prequalify contractors and suppliers around the globe. PICS' supply chain audit program, AuditGUARD, will be used to review contractors involved in higher risk trades.
PICS was selected to simplify and enhance Cummins' contractor prequalification. Currently, Cummins, Inc. is organized into four distinct business units. With PICS, Cummins can prequalify their contractors and suppliers at each unit and focus more on global distribution.
Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (USA), Cummins employs approximately 44,000 people worldwide. The company operates through a network of more than 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 6,500 dealer locations. Please visit http://www.cummins.com for more details on the organization's history.
"Cummins is committed to safety," says John Moreland, CEO of PICS. "They also have an immense global footprint, which is why PICS is so important. Our supply chain audit program assigns a Safety Professional to audit the contractor safety manual, suggest changes and verify that the contractor is following regulations. PICS' services ensure that every supplier is prequalified, regardless of where they operate. Our global expansion continues to assist the needs of the largest companies in the world."
PICS is a global contractor management consortium committed to improving Health, Safety and Quality. PICS' prequalification and auditing services have become the standard in many industries, including: Chemical, Oil & Gas, Power, Construction, Mining and Manufacturing. Access to thousands of vendors' prequalification information is housed online at www.PICSauditing.com. Founded in 2003 as an organization dedicated to safety, PICS is the fastest-growing, full-service contractor prequalification company worldwide. PICS is headquartered in Irvine, California, with offices in Houston, Texas; Calgary, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Johannesburg, South Africa; Maidenhead, U.K.; Munich, Germany; Paris, France; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Sydney, Australia; Singapore; Tokyo, Japan and Hong Kong, China.
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