MOZAMBIQUE – The Quality Management System set up by Bollore Transport & Logistics, a major international transport and logistics operator, in Mozambique received the ISO 9001 certification, following an audit carried out by Bureau Veritas.
The certification audit that took place from October 7 to 14, 2020, encompassing the International freight, customs services, value-added warehousing, road transportation, air freight, sea freight, shipping, and port operations activities, concluded that the Bolloré Transport & Mozambique’s Quality Management System does comply with the requirements of the ISO 9001 standard.
The International Organisation for Standardisation thus rewarded the numerous efforts made by the entire Bolloré Transport & Logistics team in Mozambique since the launch of the certification process initiated by the company’s local management, more than a year ago.
Olivier Restoueix, QHSE manager Africa, said, “This certification will enable us to better position ourselves on the logistics market in Mozambique, particularly in a context where the oil & gas sector is in great demand.”
In 2021, a new stage will be reached by integrating the ISO 45001 (health and safety management) and ISO 14001 (environmental management) standards into this certification.
“This certification will enable us to better position ourselves on the logistics market in Mozambique, particularly in a context where the oil & gas sector is in great demand”Olivier Restoueix – QHSE manager, Africa
ISO 9001 sets out the criteria for a quality management system and is the only standard in the family that can be certified to (although this is not a requirement).
It can be used by any organization, large or small, regardless of its field of activity and there are over one million companies and organizations in over 170 countries certified to ISO 9001.
The standard is based on a number of quality management principles including a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement.
Using ISO 9001 helps ensure that customers get consistent, good-quality products and services, which in turn brings many business benefits.
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