Intertek, a leading global provider of quality and safety solutions organized an open discussion forum in Mumbai. Keeping in mind the rising need of certified management systems globally, this event acted as a platform to spread latest information and global developments in auditing and certification industry. The event witnessed a participation form 75 delegates representing 50 companies.
Experts from Intertek’s Systems Certification division covered key industry issues such as the need to establish requisite systems and processes to improve efficiency, ways and means to strengthen supply chain of a company etc. and the role that Intertek can play to provide a competitive edge to companies.
Speaking on the occasion Calin Moldovean, Global President, Systems Certification, Intertek said, “A management system is more than a manual or a certificate. It is a valuable tool that can help gain full visibility into an organization's processes, resources, and goals. With the right information at your fingertips, you can make measurable improvements based on factual decision-making”.
Building on Intertek’s rich heritage of over 100 years of independent testing and certification services, its Systems Certification division offers third party auditing services to various companies across the globe. Beyond just certification, the company provides tools one may require to evaluate and improve business, by conducting process-based audits, focused on minimizing business risk and maximizing efficiency.
“Intertek is equipped to sharpen ones’ competitive edge by sharing best practices and new industry requirements, assessing performance against pre set objectives.” said Prodipto Basu Roy, General Manager, Systems Certification, Intertek India.
Traditionally, most of the organizations implementing ‘Management Systems’ are the manufacturing firms. However, a management system can be applied to any organization, large or small, irrespective of its product or service, in any sector of activity, and whether it is a business enterprise, a public administration, or a government department.
Intertek is therefore qualified to provide management systems audit and certification services in over 200 diverse industry sectors, by providing assurance to all kinds of organizations, including manufacturers, service providers, government agencies, and non-profits.