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SWL Achieve B Grade BRC Accreditation

By 30/01/2019April 6th, 2023No Comments

SWL are proud to advise we have been awarded BRC ‘B’ grade.

If you are in the Food Industry, it’s critical to choose a third party logistics provider who specialise in food grade storage who are BRC certified as a pre-requisite.

BRC Global Standards are a leading safety and quality certification body whose standards guarantee quality, safety and operational criteria, with the global standard for Storage & Distribution providing an essential link and additional level of protection between the manufacturer, retailers and end users.

BRC storage & distribution accreditation covers the following important elements

  • Senior management commitment to continual improvement
    Provision of adequate resources, effective communication, system of review and actions to identify and effect opportunities for improvement
  • Hazard and risk analysis
  • Hazard analysis and critical control points , documented, systematic and fully implemented and maintained
  • Quality Management Systems
    Documentation of procedures to demonstrate compliance with the BRC standard
  • The site environment and operating standards – including maintenance, cleaning and pest control, product handling and where applicable temperature controls
    Provide protection and prevent hazard to products, safety, legality and quality of products shall not be compromised
  • Vehicle operating standards
    All vehicles uses are suitable for purpose, maintained in good repair and in hygienic condition
  • Facility management
    Equipment used is suitable for purpose, maintained in good repair and in hygienic condition
  • Goods operating practices
    Good acceptance procedures are in place to ensure products are within specification before acceptance
  • Personnel – including the training and personal hygiene requirements for the staff
    All employees are adequately trained, instructed and supervised and are competent to carry out their activity

You can easily combine your BRC-accredited warehousing requirements with our other services to create a complete supply chain solution;

To speak to a member of  SWL’s BRC accreditation team about food grade storage and distribution, call us today on 0208 596 7511 or email