Ace Express Freight have invested significant time and resources into securing and retaining key industry standards and accreditations including ISO 9001 status, Good Distribution Practice (GDP), Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status and IATA accreditation. Achieving and maintaining these standards will enable us to meet the challenges of Brexit and continue to grow our market share in Ireland, UK, Europe and Internationally. Current accreditations include:
Authorised Economic Operator: AEOAuthorised Economic Operator (AEO) is a certified customs standard, open to all European Union (EU) traders involved in international trade. In order to qualify for trusted trader status, businesses are recognised as having met predefined customs administration standards. Ace Express Freight are delighted to have been awarded AEO status in Ireland since 2016.
What does it mean to Ace Express Freight and our customers?
Having been awarded this internationally recognised quality mark means that our customers have faster access to simplified customs procedures. Ace Express Freight already have established relationships with both Ireland and UK customs, which should greatly help speed up the process for all our customers for the flow of goods to and from the UK.
ISO 9001 is defined as the internationally recognised standard for Quality Management Systems (QMS). It is the most widely used QMS standard in the world, with over 1 million certificates issued to organisations in 178 countries. ISO 9001 provides a framework and set of principles that ensure a common-sense approach to the management of your organization to consistently satisfy customers and other stakeholders. In simple terms, ISO 9001 certification provides the basis for effective processes and effective people to deliver an effective product or service time after time.
ISO 9001 certification provides our customers reassurance that we have established a Quality Management System based on the seven quality management principles of ISO 9001.
Life Sciences Ireland, GDP Passport Certified.
The GDP code of standards ensures that the quality of a medicine is maintained throughout the distribution network, so that authorised medicines are distributed to retail pharmacists and others selling medicines to the general public without any alteration of their properties. Abbreviated as GDP.
Compliance with GDP ensures that:
● Medicines in the supply chain are authorised in accordance with European Union (EU) legislation;
● Medicines are stored in the right conditions at all times, including during transportation;
● Contamination by or of other products is avoided;
● An adequate turnover of stored medicines takes place;
● The right products reach the right addressee within a satisfactory time period.