Demonstrate best practice supply chain management with the BRC storage and distribution standard.
The BRC (British Retail Consortium) Global Storage and Distribution standard is applicable to food and non-food products. The standard helps ensure supplier compliance, taking into consideration warehousing, transportation and distribution. The standard contains separate modules for the different sectors within the supply chain, namely storage, distribution, wholesaling and contracted specialist services offered by storage companies such as: product inspection/sorting; contract packing (repacking, assembly packing; quantity control inspection; contract chilling/freezing/defrost operations).
- Provides evidence of commitment and, in case of a food safety incident, legal defence in the frame of the due diligence concept
- Helps improve operational efficiency and best practice therefore reducing costs
- Helps preempt and manage safety risks