Yobel SCM Costa Rica obtains BASC certification as a logistics operator

BASC Certification certifies the solidity and effectiveness of the Yobel Logistics S.A. Security Control Management System. as Logistics Operator in Costa Rica BASC -Business Alliance for Secure Commerce-, an international business alliance that promotes safe trade in cooperation with governments and international organizations. It is constituted as a non-profit organization, with the name “World BASC Organization” under the laws of the state of Delaware, United States of America.

To be a BASC certified company, a Security Management and Control System must be formally implemented, which must comply with all the requirements established in the norm and standards published by the World BASC Organization. After going through an audit in which compliance and compliance with the regulations are verified, then the respective certification is obtained.

In the world of security, BASC certification can be considered the equivalent of an ISO 9000 certification in the world of quality. Companies certified under the BASC Management System demonstrate compliance with the requirements of security programs established by different international organizations, such as: The Framework of Standards of the World Customs Organization (Reliable Economic Operator) implemented by the European Union, as well as as well as the C-TPAT program of the US Customs and Border Protection Office (CBP), the Customs Facilitation Program for Reliable Trade of Costa Rica (PROFACC) of the General Directorate of Customs.

The most significant benefit for a BASC certified company is to be part of a prestigious group of companies recognized worldwide because they care about establishing the necessary security measures in the logistics chain of exports and imports. In June 2015 Yobel SCM Costa Rica began the process of preparation to obtain the BASC certification as a Logistics Operator. As part of this, it defined and published its Security Policy, established procedures and work instructions, trained its staff and strengthened the protocols for interaction with its business associates, thus aligning what is required by the BASC standard and its logistics operator standard. . One year later Yobel SCM Costa Rica obtains its BASC Certification as a Logistics Operator.

With this certification, Yobel SCM Costa Rica clients can be sure that their products and merchandise enjoy a higher level of security. As well as, they can have the peace of mind that their valuable products and goods are in very good hands thanks to the effective security management and control system that seeks to mitigate and act on any risk. With the BASC regulations, from the entry and selection of Yobel collaborators and business associates, as well as the operational and commercial processes that are executed in their facilities, etc., they are scrutinized and carefully reviewed to guarantee safety.

“The services of Storage, Distribution, Manufacturing and outsourced management of logistics operations (3PL) that Yobel SCM Costa Rica offers to its clients have a higher level of security. This is for the direct benefit of Yobel SCM customers and their end customers, by not having to face additional costs and inefficiencies in the supply chain due to security incidents. This definitely contributes to our clients being more successful, and to maximizing the value chain so that final consumers can also enjoy better conditions to acquire their products and services ”stated Mario Vargas, Yobel General Manager.


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