Customer Complaint Handling

Automate the Process for Customer Compliant Handling to Improve Quality and Ensure Compliance

MasterControl offers versatile customer complaints handling software, which is an integrated part of the MasterControl quality suite. Customer Complaints automates and manages the complaint-handling process in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

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Customer Complaint Handling Solutions

Sustained Compliance: MasterControl's Customer complaints handling software helps automotive manufacturers attain and sustain compliance with ISO / TS quality standards by optimizing the complaint-handling process, speeding up the turnaround from complaint submission to resolution, and keeping the overall quality system always ready for ISO / TS quality audits.

  • Handle Customer Complaints and Increase Efficiency Through Automation: MasterControl software automates all tasks pertaining to customer complaint handling, including notification, follow-up, and escalation of overdue assignments. Automation helps simplify the compliance environment, making it easier to stay compliant.
  • Simple Three-Step Process: This best-practice process for customer complaint handling is incorporated in a pre-configured, multi-page form that starts with the processing of a customer complaint, automatically moving to the internal investigation step, and culminating with a resolution of the issue.
  • Centralized Repository: All documents related to customer complaints handling will be stored in a secure, centralized repository, making it easy to search and retrieve them during an FDA inspection or an ISO audit.
  • Analytics and Reporting: MasterControl's advanced analytics and reporting capability increases management oversight and demonstrates appropriate controls to regulatory agencies. The customer complaint handling solution includes the following customizable reports: complaint summary; in-process complaints; complaints categorized by type, product, and department; trending categorized by complaint type, product, and department.
  • MedWatch Form: A customer complaint handling system may turn out to be the reporting of an adverse event, which comes with its own set of regulatory requirements. This solution includes the FDA's MedWatch 3500A form for mandatory reporting of adverse events, allowing a seamless handover to an adverse events specialist while ensuring that all required data is immediately collected.
  • Solid Audit Trail: Provides a secure, time-stamped audit trail as required by 21 CFR Part 11. MasterControl documents the identity of anyone who creates or modifies an electronic record, when the action occurred, and the changes made.
  • Revision Control: MasterControl ensures that only the current version of a document is available.

Connected Customer Complaint Handling

Handle Customer Complaints and Integrated Quality Management: MasterControl connects the paperless customer complaints handlijg with other quality processes for a holistic approach to quality management.

  • Easy Access: MasterControl Customer Complaint handling system is web-based so it can connect employees, customers, suppliers, and others involved in the customer-complaint process regardless of location.
  • External Links: MasterControl connects the customer complaint handling process to the rest of the quality system, providing links to corrective actions and adverse-event handling. Via an external link, this solution can be integrated with other computer systems. For example, a link can be provided on a company Web site, within a CRM application (or any application that supports URL links), so employees, customers, or partners can easily initiate a customer complaint. This connectivity will help managers track a complaint from initiation to completion and give them the ability to proactively improve the complaint-handling process.
  • CAPA Integration: MasterControl provides the option to integrate customer complaint handling with the corrective and preventive action process to automatically escalate any serious quality problem.

Complete Customer Complaint Handling

Enterprise-wide Product Application: MasterControl povides customer complaint handling process from every department by managing every department's forms and documents-based processes, making it an ideal enterprise-wide solution.

  • Integrates with Other Applications: MasterControl can integrate with other applications like ERP, LIMS, accounting, and human resources applications to accommodate departmental needs.
  • Easy to Search: A standardized Google-like search window is available throughout the application, which means all authorized users throughout the organization can search and retrieve change control-related tasks and documents which helps in improving customer complaint handling process.
  • Easy to Find: MasterControl's Explorer, similar to Windows Explorer, is an easy-to-use tool that helps users find and access customer complaint handling documents quickly. Every department can maintain its own Explorers and documents can be stored in multiple Explorers. System administrators can control and automatically update the documents through a dynamic link in the InfoCard.
  • Handle Customer Complaints by Automating Forms-Based Processes: Any forms-based process unique to a department (i.e., application forms for HR, customer satisfaction survey forms for Customer Service Department) can be automated. A department can keep the look and function of existing forms or create entirely new ones.

For More Information on Complaint Handling

For more information about customer complaints handling, please feel free to contact a MasterControl representative.