BRCGS for Storage


What is BRCGS for Storage?

The Brand Reputation Compliance Global Standards for Storage & Distribution Certification is developed & published to close the gap between manufacturers & retailers to increase transparency & safety of the product along the supply chain.

The BRCGS for Storage & distribution emphasis on the quality & safety requirements for the storage and distribution of both food and Non-food products.

The BRCGS is initially published in 2006, the standard is periodically reviewed upon, by referring to the feedback received from the respective stakeholders. Currently, Issue 4 of the standard is launched in 2020. It demonstrates the best practice & facilitate the continual improvement by creating a well-defined risk based product safety management systems.

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Hassle-free BRCGS Certification with PQSmitra

PQSmitra Team helps organizations to implement the requirements of Brand Reputation Compliance Global Standards (BRCGS) for Storage & Distribution in the simplest and systematic manner. The methodology of system implementation covers Initial review, planning followed by implementation, and documentation. PQSmitra Team offers active support and hand-holding to organizations to achieve successful system implementation and positive audit results. 100% documentation support is offered to expedite the implementation process. The implementation process is described below:

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Initial Review

  • Review of the existing Quality Management System
  • Refer Self-assessment template
  • Gap analysis and planning for compliance

Initial Review

  • Review of the existing Quality Management System
  • Refer Self-assessment template
  • Gap analysis and planning for compliance

Effective Verification

  • Internal audit for verification of implemented system

Achieve Certification

  • Inviting certification body from the directory to perform Audit
  • Rewarding the certificate to the organization

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We ensure that BRCGS Certification for Storage adds value to your brand rather than distracting from it by getting counterfeit/local certification. Your certificate’s international traceability helps in passing the Certificate Verification process conducted by your overseas customers.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Senior Management Commitment.
  • Hazard Analysis & critical control points (HACCP).
  • Quality Management Systems.
  • Standards in regards to site & building.
  • Standards for operating vehicle.
  • Facility Management System.
  • Good operating practices.
  • Personnel training.

The organization opting for BRCGS for Storage & Distribution requires to fill the self-assessment to demonstrate its compliance, along with this the organization should be able to produce documents required during verification.

The documented information required for BRCGS for Storage & Distribution: –

  • Documented Policy.
  • Objectives to improve product quality, safety & legality.
  • Process Flow Chart.
  • Hazard & Risk Identification with HACCP.
  • Prerequisite program procedures.
  • Deviation records in accordance with standards.
  • Control of Document procedure.
  • Quality Plans.
  • Product Defence & Product fraud prevention plans.
  • Supplier approval procedure.
  • Supplier Performance Review.
  • Facility Management records.
  • Procedure for maintaining the security of the vehicle.
  • The BRCGS for storage & distribution is applicable to the organization that provide logistics service, as well as stores, transport & distributes packaged food, consumer & packing materials. However, it is not applicable to the broker who doesn’t have their own storage as well as not applicable to manufacturer as it is covered in BRCGS for Food Safety for manufacturers.
  • Widely accepted & specified by leaders in food industry for supplier approval process.
  • Compliance with the GFSI latest requirements.
  • Compliance to regulatory requirements.
  • Protects brand & customers.
  • Reduce failure cost.
  • Reduce rejected products & customer complaints.
  • Internationally recognised practice to ensure the safety & quality of products.
  • Continual improvement of the business.
  • Compliance in accordance to the requirements of GFSI 2020.
  • 2006 – The BRCGS developed & published Global Standard for Storage & distribution.
  • Issue 4 – The Latest Issue of the BRCGS for Storage & Distribution Standard.

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