Transport and Logistics

How ISO certification can help your Transport and Logistics company

Working in the Transport and Logistics industry means you must deliver a quality service on time, all the time.

Management Systems help you introduce robust processes and procedures to improve the quality of your service, increase business efficiency and minimise your environmental impact. Gaining ISO certification in these areas can also help you gain a competitive advantage and win tenders.

Our professional consultants have been helping transport and logistics businesses across the UK implement these Standards for over 25 years. We offer a fast and cost-effective route to ISO certification. We can also advise you on the most appropriate and beneficial Standards for your business.


Which ISO standards are best for my Transport and Logistics business?

You can choose from various ISO Management Systems. However, the ones best suited to the Transport and Logistics industry are:

An ISO 9001 certificate demonstrates that your organisation is customer-focused and committed to delivering consistent, quality services. This globally recognised Standard ensures best-practice processes are in place which help to increase efficiency, drive continual improvement and contribute to more efficient supply chains.
This Standard will help you quantify, monitor and control the ongoing environmental impact of your operations. By managing the use of natural resources, energy and waste you can improve your corporate image and credibility, helping you to win new customers as well as identify opportunities for cost savings.
Supply chain partners can often be found in varying locations worldwide, which means they are subject to a variety of regulations and processes. ISO 28000 offers transport and logistics companies an Internationally recognised framework to identify each aspect that is critical to the security assurance of their supply chains, from financing and manufacturing to storage and transportation.

What are the benefits of ISO certification?

An ISO certification for your logistics business could provide the following benefits:

  • More efficient delivery of products and services
  • Improved environmental performance of your supply chain
  • Compliance with legislation and regulations
  • Improved trade by expediting goods transported across borders
  • Improved management of security risks
  • Reduced costs
  • Increased business – both new and existing
  • Enhanced reputation, by demonstrating your commitment to meeting international standards of excellence.

Don’t just take our word for it – read these QMS customer testimonials

“ISO certification helps us with our continual improvement. The majority of our customers require certification for a range of standards, so it’s essential in our industry.”

– Panthera Group Ltd

“We have gained new customers from holding the ISO 9001:2008 standard. We have also received more enquiries from larger organisations.”

– Office Image Ltd

“We’ve gained new customers and increased customer satisfaction, as well as meeting crucial legal obligations and reducing waste.”

– High Voltage Electrical Services Ltd

“ISO 9001 certification has enabled us to tender for much larger projects. We have also gained ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certification through QMS, which sets us apart from our competitors and demonstrates our commitment to quality standards to our customers.”

– Maltby Land Surveys Ltd


How do we get certified?

QMS has developed a simple, cost-effective 3-stage certification process. With our help, you could achieve certification in less than 45 days. Our consultants have extensive business experience, enabling them to support you through the entire certification process. We can even write your Management System Manual for you.