Value Logistics proudly announces a historic achievement as the first warehousing and distribution service provider of its scale in South Africa to attain ISO 13485 certification, a globally recognised standard for quality management systems in the medical device industry. This significant accomplishment has been realised well ahead of the January 2025 deadline set by the South African Health Products Regulatory Agency (SAHPRA).
Value Logistics has been awarded the prestigious ISO 13 485 certification, reaffirming its unwavering commitment to maintaining the highest standards in medical device logistics. Concurrently, they have also received their fourth ISO 9001 re-certification, a testament to their dedication to excellence in quality management.
The highly-anticipated handover ceremony was held at the Value Logistics Johannesburg Super Hub ‘Value City’ in Elandsfontein. Oliver Naidoo, Managing Director of JC Auditors (JCA), presented the ISO 13485 and ISO 9001 certifications to Jattie van Wyk, Divisional Director of Warehousing for Value Logistics.
During his acceptance speech, van Wyk enthusiastically articulated Value Logistics’ company ethos. He emphasised the organization’s steadfast commitment to ” getting the job done” -while consistently adding value to their clients’ operations.
Oliver Naidoo, Managing Director of JCA, provided valuable insights into the integral role of standards in building sustainable businesses. He stressed how adherence to ISO 13 485 and ISO 9001 standards positions Value Logistics as an industry leader, providing a solid foundation for continued growth and success.
Shiroma Bennimahadeo, the JCA specialist medical device lead auditor, provided a synopsis of key risk areas within the medical device sector. She also alluded to future innovations and technology changes in the sector, highlighting the importance of adaptability in an ever-evolving industry.
Bianca Crossley, Projects Manager at Value Logistics, offered a captivating glimpse into the strategic roadmap of the business. She shared insights into their intention to integrate compliance and efficiency, whilst harnessing innovation as a cornerstone of their business continuity drive.
This Value Logistics achievement underscores their relentless pursuit of excellence and their commitment to maintaining the highest standards in the medical device and broader logistics sector.