No doubt 2020 has caused all businesses to re-think their current processes and how they conduct work.
Even in the face of new challenges businesses face coming out of a difficult year, management systems remain a priority for those wanting to maintain healthy performance, especially in regards to compliance.
1. A focus on cost efficiencies
The economic downturn caused by the pandemic has highlighted the need for cost-effective quality assurance processes.
Non-conformances can cause a headache for most businesses and a strong quality management system will save your business time and money by avoiding NCR’s in the first place.
2. The importance of agility and adaptability
The pandemic has proven that businesses need to be prepared for the unexpected. Businesses stand a better chance of maintaining their QM obligations through a crisis when the appropriate adaptability contingencies are in place.
3. Global risk analysis and management
Risk management is a new priority for some businesses, however it’s one that can’t be overlooked. Businesses need to have an in-depth set of policies and procedures that will allow businesses to to identify any threats and counteract them.
4. Ensuring sufficient resources
Ensuring sufficient resources for effective quality management will also help reduce costs. It’s important not to let staff or technological shortcomings affect your businesses’ ability to meet the quality standards that are expected
5. Increase in revenue
All customers desire quality! Research shows companies make on average 7% more than companies not certified. Furthermore, 85% of companies with ISO 9001 certifications experience greater demand for their offerings
6. Streamlined and smoother operations
Companies that are ISO certified have a more structured approach to ISO management will easily be able to identify issues promptly and create and assign corrective actions for continual improvement.
Implementing a structured HSEQ Management System will help automate these processes to make sure everyone is on the same page.
7. Meet requirements for Government contracts
Government contracts can be lucrative for businesses. Unfortunately obtaining these contracts can often require hours of unforeseen obstacles. If you are ISO certified, this makes the whole process a lot more easier. Many government contracts will note that ISO certification is a pre-requisite for application
Learn how the MAUS tools can help
MAUS offers three complete off the shelf systems to help you on your journey towards ISO compliance – all documents are 100% editable and your company name already gets populated throughout the whole document.