ISO 9000 provides a framework and systematic approach to managing business processes to produce a product/service that conforms to customer expectations. For customers, the certification of suppliers to ISO standards means that they can be assured that the development of their products and services are compliant to reference documents that are globally accepted. This, of course, means that customers and suppliers are able to compete in markets both locally and internationally.
An ISO certified company also reaps direct internal benefits. Improved efficiency is achieved since the ISO process includes constant examination and review of all operational methods and techniques used in the process.
The benefits of becoming certified are numerous. Companies should ensure that they are pursuing certification for the right reasons:
- To improve business processes and save money. Most companies implementing ISO 9000 certification report increases in business process efficiencies, reductions in waste, and improved product quality.
- To qualify for new customers. Many corporations see ISO 9000 Certification as an essential requirement for conducting business with a new vendor.
- To enter global markets. ISO 9000 standards are required in many countries
- Increased efficiency
- Increased revenue
- Employee Morale
- International Recognition
- Factual approach to decision making
- Supplier relationships
- Customer Satisfaction
- Improvement Processes
Moreover, the certification signals that the tender or contract is from a company/organization that conducts its business in a structured manner with written, formal production methodology.
ISO certification is a commitment to excellence, be that at the quality management or environmental management system level.
To become ISO certified, a business must develop a quality system that meets the requirements specified by one of the following three standards: ISO 9001, ISO 9002 or ISO 9003, depending on your business product or service.
Our experienced certified ISO experts will assist organizations in developing standard outlines and process approach to implementing and supporting a quality management system. As a result, there is increased involvement of top management with regards to the Quality Management System. Top Management is engaged for the setting of the Quality Policy and Quality Goals and Objectives. It continues with Management Review looking at data from the QMS, and taking actions to make sure that Quality Goals are met, new Goals are set, and continual improvement is achieved.