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Your Intro Guide to Logistics Certifications

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The logistics and supply chain industries are filled with a myriad of different certifications and licenses. All the acronyms and abbreviations can get confusing, and it’s easy to lose the important certifications in all the noise.

Our team is breaking out some of the most essential certifications that we see in the industry, along with what they mean for you. Keep reading to learn more.

ISO 9001

TOC Logistics is ISO 9001 certified. This certification is wildly popular in our industry, because it ensures that logistics and supply chain professionals are meeting a strict quality standard of operations. Not only does it mean that our organization is up to par, but it also indicates that we’re taking strides to maintain that quality and improve it over time.

We constantly strive for consistent service for our customers so they can do the same for their customers. We don’t just settle for “good enough.” This certification means that we always try to improve our processes so your business can reap the benefits.

FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION (FMC) CERTIFICATIONS

The Federal Maritime Commission grants a number of certifications and licenses for logistics and supply chain industry professionals. TOC Logistics is licensed both as a Freight Forwarder (FF) and a Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC).

These certifications mean that we meet the regulatory requirements and have filed a license under the Federal Maritime Commission. It is yet another way that we work to serve you.

TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (TSA)-APPROVED INDIRECT AIR CARRIER

TOC Logistics is a Transportation Security Administration (TSA)-approved indirect air carrier. That means that we have met the requirements set by the Transportation Security Administration for our air freight.

This approval means that we are privy to expanded services that non-approved air carriers are not able to offer. We are happy to offer these services to our customers.

CUSTOMS TRADE PARTNERSHIP AGAINST TERRORISM (CTPAT)

TOC Logistics is a Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism certified partner. That means we work alongside the Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) to ensure that U.S. borders are secure and that cargo can pass safely between countries.

This is a certification granted by the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, which means that it is a substantial honor to hold. We help protect the supply chain, identify gaps in security, and more.

 

There are so many certifications in our field that are useful for proving an organization is reputable. Learn more about our certifications here, and be sure to get in touch with us. We look forward to helping you with your logistics and supply chain needs.

05 Mar, 20

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