ISO 9001 And ISO 14001

ISO certification is the most widely used and recognized management system and standard globally and is a fundamental measure of business development and growth. ISO-certified plastic pallet enterprises can guarantee low cost and stable output efficiency in the trade process without worrying about international trade barriers. Therefore, choosing a plastic pallet company with ISO certification is an effective investment in a solid long-term trade relationship.

This article will answer the following questions.

  • What are ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications?
  • What are the requirements for ISO certification for companies in the plastic pallet industry?
  • What are the competitive advantages of an ISO certified company?
  • What guarantees does ISO certification bring to the company’s customers?

SHANGHAIFAVOSPACKAGINGTECHCO.,LTD will provide detailed answers for each customer and help them to identify high quality and trustworthy plastic pallet companies.

What are ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications respectively?

ISO quality system standard is developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee 207 (ISO/TC 207), which includes ISO 9000, 10000 and 14000 series.

ISO 9001 is the guarantee of quality, and ISO14001 is the guarantee of the environment
  • ISO 9001

ISO 9001 belongs to the ISO 9000 series, which has been used in more than 100 countries around the world. And it is recognized as the world’s most mature management system and standard.

  • ISO 14001

ISO 14001 is part of the ISO 14000 series, the leading standard in the series and the only standard that can be used for third-party certification.

All in all, ISO 9001 guarantee quality and ISO14001 guarantee the environment.

The two are interrelated and distinct from each other, and the specific differences can be seen in the following table

Difference between ISO 9001 and ISO 14001

The two are interrelated and distinct from each other, and the specific differences can be seen in the following table

ISO 9001ISO14001
Quality Management System Certification StandardEnvironmental Management System Certification Standard
Certification object – quality system of the supplierCertification object – environmental management system of the supplier
Basis of certification – quality assurance standardsBasis of certification – existing environmental management system
Production and service companiesAny product type company
Commitment to CustomersCommitment to Government, Society and Stakeholders
Best-selling, most common, most matureDominant standard, the only one available for third-party certification

You can see that enterprises with both ISO9001 and ISO14001 certifications are under the supervision of customers, government, society and major stakeholders in all aspects. It can ensure that enterprises bear environmental legal and social responsibilities and promote sustainable output for individuals, the community and the country.

From the perspective of cost, environmental protection and trade barriers, it is the best choice to choose a plastic pallet company with both ISO9001 and ISO14001 certifications.

What are the conditions for ISO certification for companies in the plastic pallet industry?

According to the available information, there is a slight difference in the requirements for obtaining ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications for companies in the plastic pallet industry.

The following table will help you clarify the requirements for the two certifications.

ISO 9001ISO14001
  • Hold the “Business License of Enterprise Legal Person” issued by the Administration for Industry and Commerce
  • No local environmental protection authorities within one year before the date of application, with the environmental protection department to prove compliance with the law
  • Formally mass-produced products are continuously sampled for more than one year to show stable quality
  • Pollutant emissions in line with national or local pollutant emission standards
  • Products meet international standards or industry standards that are in line with international standards
  • The product to be certified belongs to the national list of the types of environmental labeling products that can be certified
  • The quality system of the enterprise meets the requirements of GB/T19000-ISO 9000 family quality standards
  • Meet the national environmental labeling product standards or technical requirements, can be mass-produced and stable technical indicators
  • Have product quality certification or product production license or product quality certificate issued by an inspection agency recognized by the provincial administrative department in charge of standardization or above within one year
  • With environmental labeling product protection system and environmental monitoring reports within the validity period

What are the competitive advantages of ISO-certified companies?

advantage of ISO certification

The biggest advantage of plastic pallet enterprises with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification is that they have the international trade “pass” and are not hindered by international trade barriers.

Secondly, ISO 9001 can guarantee the stability of the enterprise’s products in line with international standards so that the enterprise has the upper hand in the quality competition.

Moreover, enterprises can effectively measure performance based on the management system and improve operational efficiency. Thereby it is driving sales and profit growth and reducing management and operational risks.

Ensure that the supply chain can continue to provide customers with stable output and minimize the risk of customers’ trust in the strength of the company due to untimely supply chain updates. Customers perceive high value and thus have a solid relationship.

International green protection policy orientation for enterprises brings a strong and positive corporate image and enhances popularity.

And it is supervised by the government and society, which is conducive to the long-term stable and legal operation of enterprises.

What kind of protection can ISO certification bring to the enterprise customers?

As mentioned above, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification can bring three major guarantees to customers: strength, legal protection and satisfaction protection.

ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 are under the supervision of customers, the government, society and other stakeholders. The relevant international laws and regulations are strict, which can effectively protect customers’ legal rights and interests. This enables the company to grasp and anticipate the changes in customers’ needs and sense the dissatisfaction of customers. And make improvements to increase satisfaction so that the cooperation with customers will go further and further, forming a virtuous circle.

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