The economy is on a move when the country is on a move! Thus, the transport and logistics industry is one of the most significant determinants of a country’s economic progress. It is also one of the most notorious sectors when it comes to causing irreparable damages to the environment. Thus, to maintain the balance between development and environmental sustainability, it is very important for these industries to standardize their system and processes according to internationally recognized and accepted norms. The International Organization for Standardization publishes certain standards that helps in implementing management systems for delivering quality product and services as well as enabling compliance to the related legislations. The most important ISO standards that are applicable for transport and logistics industries are ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 39001, ISO 45001, and ISO 22301. Let us briefly understand about all these standards:
ISO 9001 Standard -
This standard helps in establishing Quality Management Systems (QMS) in your organization. It ensures that the quality of your products are at par with the international standards and is less prone to accidents and damages.
ISO 14001 Standard -
By using this standard, you can implement Environmental Management System (EMS) in your organization that helps in reducing the adverse impact of your activities on environment as well as ensures the environmental sustainability of your products.
ISO 39001 Standard -
This standard helps in implementation of Road Traffic Safety Management System in your organization. it helps in managing the risks associated with the road safety and reduces the incidents of accidents and deaths.
ISO 45001 Standard -
This standard provides a framework for establishing Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSMS) in your organization. This ensures the safety and wellbeing of your workforce.
ISO 22301 Standard -
This standard sets out the guidelines for the implementation of Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS) in your organization that shields you from any incidence of disruption to your business, and reduces your downtime by ensuring rapid recovery.
It must be noted that the International Organization for Standardization does not certify, it just publishes the ISO standards. An external body performs the certification. Kingsmen Certification (KCS) is one such body which has a reputation for being one of the best in the world. Our vast pool of auditors is recognized for their expertise in comprehensively auditing the compliance of your management systems against the required standards and awarding you with the certifications at the end. The smoothness in the process, our integrity, and our commitment to deadlines make us stand apart from other certification bodies.