IFS FEATURED STANDARD: IFS Logistics Certification Overview

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No TÜV SÜD Certification Mark


Product certification in the meaning of the accreditation including management-system components / Voluntary assessment

Basis for Certification (certification standard):

IFS LOGISTICS Standard in the currently valid version(http://www.ifs-certification.com)

Standard owner:

IFS Management GmbH

No TÜV SÜD certification mark is issued. Certified organisations are authorised to use the IFS logo according to the rules defined by the standard owner.


What does the standard IFS LOGISTICS cover?

The IFS LOGISTICS standard defines the requirements for an organisation's food safety processes. These requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Implementation of a quality and food safety management system
    Planning, implementation, assessment, corrective actions
    Hazard assessments plus control elements
  • Resource management skills
    Human resources, facilities and equipment, training
  • Intensive planning and safe logistics processes (e.g. storage, transport, commission, freezing and defrosting services), operational, personal and process hygiene, storage and distribution conditions (e.g. suitability of vehicles and facilities)
    Systems for the evaluation of suppliers and service providers.
  • Measurements, analyses, improvements
    On-site visits, inspections, emergency responses and control
  • Product safety
    Security at the premises, product protection

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