PHOENIX ECTS LIMITED renewed today its ISO-9001:2008 and ISO-14001:2004 accreditations on expanded scope of business to “Global Freight Forwarding, Logistics & Supply Chain Management”. The audit was conducted by a team of competent Bureau Veritas auditors. PHOENIX has been the first freight forwarder in Greece to receive ISO-9000 series accreditations for Quality Assurance & Management since 1993 and the first certified with ISO-14001:2004 since 2004 for Environmental Control and Management.
According to a statement made by Mr George Karayannis, PHOENIX Business Development Officer, “expansion of the scope of business in such certifications reflects current company practice and services with PHOENIX as recognizable and effective mover of freight within global supply chains”. As a leading differentiator in forwarding industry, PHOENIX maintains wide range of services supported by a unique compliance portfolio encompassing also AEO, IATA accreditation and certified Code of Business Ethics. “It is all about control of business, seamless freight movement and managing logistics risks for the benefit of the customers in a global logistics environment where supply chains become more complicated and outspread” Mr George Karayannis added.
In the PHOENIX Quality & Environment statement, freight transportation constitutes integral part of production processes and establishes critical supply links by connecting production activities within supply chains. Quality of usage and reclaim of products (raw and assembly materials, components for subsequent use in production lines, transformed output and inventories of end and consumer products), as well as customer and consumer satisfaction level, depend notably on quality conditions prevailing on cargo transport, handling, warehousing and distribution.
PHOENIX, established in 1991, is engaged in high quality and environmentally friendly, ocean, air, road, rail and combined transportation in the Global market, providing to its customers freight, logistics and supply chain services, customs clearance, handling, cross-docking, warehousing and distribution of shipments. It is highly concerned of the impact activities may induce upon environment. Therefore, locates and assesses significant environmental issues within its system of Quality and Environmental Management in a way to continuously maintaining and improving environmental performance. PHOENIX Management commits to compliance with every legal requirement relevant to its services, environmental protection and management, as well as customer requirements for continuous improvement of its services and system effectiveness.
In such framework, setting up aims and measurable targets emerge as integral part of the company Quality and Environmental Management Policy to leverage continuous improvement of effectiveness and performance in the system applied.