In many industries, rules and regulations are put in place in order to force companies within that industry to comply with universal standards. In order to recognize your company is compliant with these mandatory standards, or in some cases voluntary principles, accreditations and certifications were created.
The IAS (International Accreditation Service) is an independent verification provider that helps businesses comply with industry and international standards. The IAS is one of the leading non-profit accreditation services in the U.S, with their sole location being in California. Their accreditation programs vary in fire code, medical laboratories, training agencies, building departments, and other industry standards. Many companies are jumping at the opportunity to be accredited by these third party programs in order to increase sales, boost customer confidence, and raise global competition.
The UKAS is the United Kingdoms Accreditation Service. They work to comply with international standards as well as certification, inspections, testing, and impartially providing performance capability assessments. The accreditation system enables worldwide trade to happen under previously accepted international standards. The global network serves to strengthen the quality of outward goods from the UK and make sure they are in compliance with the receiving country’s standard. The goals for this accreditation is to be transparent, maintain highly professional standards, and use reliable and ethical subcontractors in work. Companies with the accreditation see a higher competitive advantage as well as increasing open borders to trade with.
JAS ANZ (the Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand) is an internationally recognized accreditation service that helps certain company’s lower risk, lower cost, access foreign markets, and provide assurance that goods are safe for user consumption. According to JAS ANZ, the benefits of accreditation are:
- Highlighting your competence and credibility
- Confirming your business is impartial
- Benchmarks performance against standards
- Lets your clients know you’ve reached the highest level of professionalism
- Shows you meet regulatory requirements
JAS ANZ operates out of Australia and New Zealand and focuses on the food industry. As these are countries that export globally to the Middle East, USA, and EU, JAS ANZ is accredited in 116 countries, aiding in smoother trading across barriers.
AEGIS, an accredited ISO Certification and Training service does similar work in Doha, Qatar. Including but not limited to ISO 9001, ISO 22000, ISO 14001, and ISO 18001, meeting the program standards can put you a step above the rest. With easy implementation and post-certification service, seize the opportunity to expand monetarily and internationally. To learn more, please call us at 974-4466-2120 or email us at email.