Management systems, chain of custody and supply chain certification

Third-party certification of an organisation’s management systems is frequently specified as a requirement in contracts for the supply of goods and services.

Third-party certification provides evidence and reassurance to specifiers that their suppliers consistently meet internationally recognised quality, health and safety, environmental and information security standards.

Exova’s specialist certification division, Exova BM TRADA, is a leading UKAS accredited certification body No. 0012. Operating internationally, with over 40 years’ experience, Exova BM TRADA provides the following certification services:

The business benefits of third party certification

Being able to demonstrate that you are certified to any of the above standards brings significant benefits to your business:

Financial – certification helps to optimise operations, reducing waste and improving efficiency and productivity, resulting in improvements in profitability

Protects your business – it contributes to protecting your business against risk and possible financial loss or penalties

Enhanced customer satisfaction – it improves quality, enhances customer satisfaction and increases sales

Access to new markets – certification can be vital to winning new customers and in some cases retaining existing customers. It is sometimes seen as a ‘passport to trade’

Increased market share – certification increases productivity and competitive advantage

For more information visit Exova BM TRADA.

*denotes non-accredited certification scheme