GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Food Industry

 
  Share

Exceeding customer expectations through successful migration of ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications

Dubai, UAE, 27 December 2016

Leading UAE supermarket and community malls chain, aswaaq, has successfully upgraded its ISO Standards to the latest version 2015, certified by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA), in line with the company's vision to be benchmarked as “world class retailer in the region”. The scope of certification covers all its branches and activities including Mall operations, Supermarket, and Corporate Office.

By upgrading to the latest version of the international standards ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015, aswaaq has demonstrated its readiness to meet and exceed regulatory and customer expectations. Though ISO is granting a three-year transition period for companies to migrate their existing certifications, aswaaq is one of the first companies in the region to complete transition within the first year itself.

The new ISO 9001:2015 focuses on risk based approaches which helps address organizational risks and opportunities in a structured manner. It also addresses supply chain management more effectively, improved applicability for services and increased leadership requirements.

ISO 14001:2015 underlines aswaaq's ongoing focus on sustainability and environmental protection. As part of aswaaq's Innovation Roadmap, the company continually seeks to implement innovative policies and procedures to maximise efficiency and minimise the impact on the environment. The new certification sets out a framework for company environmental management systems, providing assurance to staff, stakeholders and customers that aswaaq's environmental compliance is being continually monitored and improved.

aswaaq is a brand known with a number of recognitions as awards and certifications. Since the opening of its first supermarket in 2008, aswaaq set a standard to implement and certify the branches against HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) an internationally recognized Food Safety Assurance System which eventually resulted in grading most aswaaq supermarkets and Marts as A grade and obtaining the Green Card from Dubai Municipality Food Control Department. Furthermore, in 2011 the brand has implemented its Quality Management System, ISO 9001:2008 and other Environmental and Safety standards, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 respectively in 2013 and 2014

'The upgrade of our ISO certification to the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 standards shows our commitment to the highest international standards in quality and sustainability,” says Nahla Elawad, Director Corporate Services of aswaaq. “Through this certification, we demonstrate our ability to provide an
outstanding service to our customers,
employees and stakeholders, and continue to raise the bar by implementing innovative procedures which minimise our environmental impact.”

'The recertification of aswaaq including all of its stores to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 demonstrates great commitment to customer service, protecting its employees and the environment. Brian Baxter, Area Field Service Manager, LRQA.


Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 11956 times
Posted on : Tuesday, December 27, 2016  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Charity Family Picnic Brunch
Next Story : The Tap House Festive Offering
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Chloé eyewear introduces the new "Nola" sunglasses collection
Middle East and African beauty and personal care market to grow to US$34.5 billi...
IKEA Introduces Limited Edition ‘Art Event 2017' Contemporary Drawing Collection
TRESemme Hair Academy Launches in Arabia with Georges Mendelek and Alanoud Badr
Global Innovations on its first day of success during the Arabian Travel Market 2017
Nautica Spring 2017 Collection
Win up to 30 Kilos of Gold in 18 Days at Malabar Gold & Diamonds
Alice + Olivia by Stacey Bendet takes over the W Café Doha
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts' Pakistan Presence Blooms as Firm Signs New Prop...
Tame Your Beard with The Art Of Shaving
ArabianTravel Market: New partnerships and tailored services for Middle Eastern ...
MASSIMO DUTTI SS17 inspires an essential piece for Massimo Dutti women
ESCADA Amelia - Diamond timepiece
Michael Kors Collection Transeason 2017
H.H. Sheikh Ahmed lays foundation stone of Silicon Mall at Dubai Silicon Oasis
Denim Days with GUESS and F&F
Godiva Ice Cream
Taima Abdullah Al Omari Crowned Winner of Arab Reading Challenge in Kuwait
8 Reasons Why you will never drink green tea again
Dubai to welcome largest Arabian Travel Market yet
Introducing the First Collection of Luxurious Oriental Scents from Juicy Couture
Joyalukkas Opens a world of choice in Al Ahsa
TAG Heuer announces its partnership with Dubai at Arabian Travel Market 2017
Jewel Corner Opens Kiosk In The Heart of Sharjah, At Mega Mall
Doha Bank achieves 2.9% profit growth with impressive ratios
Malabar Gold & Diamonds opens its 175th showroom in Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu, India
Roderer's RFID-blocking wallets
Raymond Weil Presents its First in-house Movement - CALIBRE RW1212
MG E-motion Concept Makes World Premiere at the 17th Shanghai International Auto Show
Chronoswiss Flying Regulator Wins Coveted Red Dot Design Award
Dubai Municipality Opens First UAE Foodbank Branch
DC PRO Engineering CEO Maps Out Plan for Greener Earth at the 2017 District Cool...
World Premiere – New BOVET Timepiece
Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan Inaugurates 18th Annual Regional Audit Conference
The 2nd edition of Modern Woman Show opens at Dubai World Trade Centre
Mobile Doctors 24-7 introduces unique digital healthcare solution as part of Dub...
Artificial Intelligence and LG's Robotic Technologies are set to change the way ...
Stadium's Outfit of the Week: Speedo swimwear
Dubai Customs signs cooperation agreement with BUiD, and unleashes innovation
Dubai Chamber opens eighth representative office in Brazil
Al Maryah Island to Showcase its Hospitality, Dining and Celebrations Offering a...
Third Edition of TOP CEO Awards 2017 Announces Winners
Masdar Institute Professor Wins Khalifa Award for Education 2017
AUD Wins Microsoft's UAE Imagine Cup 2017
The Interoperable Global Trust Federation Accredits DarkMatter's PKI Operations ...
Upcoming Abu Dhabi Development Takes Centre Stage During Cityscape Abu Dhabi for...
Growth of 11.8% in Ras Al Khaimah's Foreign Trade in 2016
Achieving Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility with the Technology...
Global travel & tourism sector eyes Dubai as ATM opens its doors
Doha Bank Hosts Its Annual ‘Beach Clean-up' Event to Celebrate the Earth Day in ...