GAC Dubai awarded ISO medical devices certification
Aug 02, 2018: Logistics, shipping and marine services provider GAC Dubai has been awarded the ISO 13485:2016 Medical Devices Management System certification after a stringent independent audit.
This certification indicates its ability to provide quality warehousing, distribution and value-added services of medical devices that meet the high standards of the sector and the regulations that govern it.
The company has also been awarded the ‘Certificate of Good Pharmaceutical Storage and Distribution Practices for Medical Stores’ by Dubai Ministry of Health (MOH) after a statutory audit.
This certification will help GAC Dubai plays a key role in GAC Dubai’s contract logistics business strategy to move into specialised storage and handling operations.
These latest certifications add to GAC Dubai’s impressive collection which includes: ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System implemented across the company since 1996; ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety Management System obtained last year; ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System and OHSAS 18001:2007 Health and Safety Management System, underlining the company’s commitment to compliance, quality and excellence.
“Our facilities not only meet MOH and WHO (World Health Organisation) standards for warehousing and distribution of pharmaceutical goods, they also meet our customers’ highest standards,” says Richard Potts, Distribution Centre manager.
GAC Dubai Contract Logistics operates 18,000 pallet storage locations for pharmaceutical products offshore in Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZ), also a further 150,000 pallet storage locations dedicated to food and beverage, retail and FMCG clients in JAFZ, Dubai South and onshore at Dubai Industrial Park.