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Quality Success : Schenker Singapore is now ISO9001:2015 certified

Quality success for DB Schenker in Singapore as the first organisation to successfully transition to ISO 9001:2015, certified by LRQA

Singapore, December 07, 2015) On 23 October 2015, global transport & logistics provider Schenker Singapore (Pte) Ltd, successfully completed the transition audit and is the first organisation in Singapore to be certified by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) – the world’s leading provider of professional assurance services – to the revised International Quality Management System (QMS) Standard ISO 9001:2015. This is a significant achievement given that the standard itself was only published on 15 September.

DB Schenker in Singapore adopted a proactive approach towards transitioning to the new ISO 9001:2015 standard. The management believes that this successful transition provides them with a competitive edge to current and potential clients as well as transparently demonstrates their commitment to quality and excellence through continual improvement.

“We are fully committed to Quality Excellence through continual improvement. For us, the main objective of ISO 9001:2015 is to provide confidence in our organisation’s ability to consistently provide customers with conforming products and services, as well as to enhance customer satisfaction.’’ says Charlie Kok, Managing Director, Schenker Singapore.

Schenker Singapore will also transition to the newly revised international environmental management system standard ISO 14001:2015. In addition, the team has scheduled the transition for its other quality standards, such as ISO 13485 (medical devices) and AS 9120 (aerospace) that will similarly be adopting the new ISO 9001:2015 framework. These initiatives will further strengthen Schenker Singapore’s competitiveness and validate the organisation’s ability to consistently provide customers with products and services of the highest quality, as well as enhance customer satisfaction. 

Schenker Singapore was established in 1970 and is one of the top Logistics Service Providers in Singapore with an extensive global coverage and best-in-class supply chain solutions. With over 10 locations around Singapore, Schenker Singapore has a nationwide network geared toward customer service, quality and sustainability. 

LRQA is one of the first certification bodies to be awarded global accreditation by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for ISO 9001:2015. LRQA is also the first certification body to be awarded accreditation by the Singapore Accreditation Council.

Last modified: 10.12.2015

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