INSCATECH has a global network of specially trained intelligence operatives who are experts in detecting crime within supply chains relating to INSCATECH'S 4 focus areas: Food Fraud (adulteration and misrepresentation for economic gain), Environmental Protection and Wildlife Preservation (IUU), Labor Standards (Child Labor), and Human Rights Protection (Slavery & Human Trafficking).
INSCATECH conducts comprehensive, covert, forensic investigations to determine if, where, when and how fraud is occurring.
INSCATECH's customized investigation services include specific fraud incident investigations and cover all types of supply chain crime and fraud. In relation to food fraud our focus is the detection of: counterfeiting, substitution, concealment, dilution and all other types of adulteration.
INSCATECH is working with governments, ngos and the leading food producers, retailers and food service companies to aggressively combat supply chain fraud.
Through these special partnerships, INSCATECH is leading the fight against the largest and most precarious supply chain crimes.
Supply Chain Mapping
Most companies cannot map their supply chains to source. In the food industry, the introduction of the FSMA and the GFSI Mitigation Recommendations, makes this ability is absolutely crucial. A comprehensive supply chain vulnerability assessment is not possible without onsite validated supply chain mapping.
INSCATECH maps commodities to source and validates the supply chain map via onsite boots on the ground investigations.
Food Fraud Audits
INSCATECH is the first and only company to offer food fraud audits that will help companies avoid the pitfalls of dealing with multiple suppliers in different regions of the world. INSCATECH's food fraud audits are forensically based and conducted by specially skilled regionally situated auditors who are able to detect food fraud through INSCATECH's unique auditing approach. INSCATECH will conduct confdiential semi-annual unannounced food fraud audits at the most vulernable points in your supply chains. INSCATECH will also provide you with any information that comes to its attention about your suppliers throughout the year. This approach will discouarge supppliers from committing food fraud. At the conclusion of its audit, INSCATECH will award its GenuCert certificaiton to suppliers who are found to be acting ethically and that will allow you to prove that you source only from certified suppliers of authentic food ingredients.
INSCATECH's customized investigation services include vendor pre-qualification and validation examinations.
Compliance to safety, quality and asset protection expectations and policies are examined during the vendor pre-qualification and validation phases.
Vendor pre-qualification and validation examinations emphasize your company's culture of proactive surveillance, awareness and control along the complete supply chain, the best deterrent to fraudsters.
INSCATECH is uniquely positioned to collect, preserve, protect, track and securely transport food samples for testing and analysis. One of the greatest challenges that food companies and food testing laboratories have is in getting authentic samples for analysis. Through its international network of sample collectors, INSCATECH is able to procure, secure and transport samples from any location in the world to your place of business with the assurance that the sample is in its original form. INSCATECH will ensure that the chain of custody is maintained through chronological and careful documentation of samples which is crucial to demonstrating the traceability and continuity of samples obtained.
Information & Data
Confidentiality is of primary importance to INSCATECH. Without confidentiality, supply chain fraud can become an even bigger epidemice.
Utilizing aerial, covert onsite and offsite intelligence, INSCATECH is compiling the most in-depth information and data available on supply chain fraud.
The results of completed investigations in combination with the continual analysis of commodity pricing, scientific samples, demand and supply is undertaken to determine potential targets for fraud and risk levels.
While proprietary information is never revealed, the information and data can be used to target proven fraudsters and focus on high risk areas.