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ICE Catalog

WELCOME SUPPLIERS


The relationships we develop with our suppliers are key to our ability to meet our customers needs.
We work with our suppliers in order to provide competitive pricing, on-time delivery, and best practices in design and manufacturing.
We are dedicated to continuous improvement and quality service, and value suppliers who share these same commitments.
We hope the information provided here will answer most questions and make purchasing tasks easier for all of us.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Every Purchase Order (PO) is subject to: ICE Terms & Conditions of Purchase


Authorized Buyers

Orders accepted from other than the authorized purchasing agent are at risk.

Kimberly Williams - Supply Chain Manager

kwilliams@inter-coastal.net

CURRENT SUPPLIERS


Supplier Visits

We welcome the opportunity to talk with you regarding the latest developments concerning new or substitute parts, materials or services, price and quality changes. Procurement representatives will arrange for special presentations or demonstrations at the request of ICE technical personnel.  In all cases, technical advice or assistance must be provided only with the prior knowledge of a Purchasing Department Representative.

Supplier Quotes
    • Quotes should be returned within 24-48 hours.
    • Quote and deliver all machined or sheet metal parts with inserts installed.
    • Custom parts or assemblies can be quoted from a faxed drawing, but manufacturing
      must be done from original drawings or approved electronic file.
On-Site Policies
    • All appointments must be arranged through and attended by a Purchasing Department Representative.
    • All visitors must check in at the front desk.
    • Suppliers arriving without an appointment may be asked to schedule an appointment and return at another time.
    • A visitors badge must be worn.
    • All visitors require a company escort while in the facility.
    • A Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) may be required to discuss certain Programs or Technologies.


Potential Suppliers


Supplier Assessment Application

Companies interested in becoming a supplier for ICE are asked to complete the attached Supplier Assessment Application


This information is for ICE review only and treated as private. This assessment provides a standard approach to meeting new suppliers, and enables you to get our attention for future opportunities. Submitting this application does not automatically place your company on a bidders list or designate you as an approved supplier. It provides information to allow us to assess your capabilities.

Required Documentation for Delivery

See the following ICE Business Practice and table below.

BPC21 - Drawings - Uniform Interpretation


Supplier Documentation Requirements by Part Type
Supplier Document Requirements by Part Type

Other Requirements


Shipping
    • Ship per method stated on Purchase Order (PO).
    • Ship complete unless PO states Partial Shipments Authorized.  If the supplier is responsible for shipping cost this does not apply.
    • Reference the PO number and ICE Part Number on all packing slips
      and other official documentation.
    • All parts must be shipped using methods and packing materials that ensure safe delivery free from defect and damage.
Delivery
    • The supplier is expected to meet all confirmed in-house delivery dates.
    • The supplier must notify the buyer if expected in-house date will not be met.
    • The supplier should not deliver more than two days early without authorization.
    • Unauthorized deliveries are subject to rejection or delayed payment.
Quality Conformance

Deliver high quality material on a consistent basis. All parts are required to conform to specifications as defined by the PO, ICE Drawings, and any military or commercial standards identified on the PO or drawing.

Non-Conforming Material

When repairing or replacing non-conforming material, the supplier is responsible to include a Root Cause and Corrective Action Report. This report should include a description of the non-conformance and action taken to correct the problem for this and all future deliveries.

Supplier Evaluation

ICE evaluates Suppliers on a regular basis to ensure conformance to quality requirements, on-time delivery and customer service. It is our goal to communicate expectations clearly so our suppliers can succeed, thereby helping us to succeed.