BRC Accreditation in Storage and Distribution for RCS Logistics.

11 April, 16

In early 2016, RCS Logistics, a fully-accredited third party logistics company who have made their home in Corby, Northamptonshire, at the heart of the UK warehousing and distribution industry, was awarded the BRC Accreditation for Storage and Distribution.

The Standard is designed to ensure best practice in handling, storage, and distribution of products covering food, packaging and consumer goods. The awarding criteria has been developed by industry experts and in order to become accredited organisations must undergo a rigorous auditing process by external inspectors, ensuring a completely independent review of the facilities and processes. The objective of the Standard is to ensure that the quality and safety of products during the storage and distribution are maintained, and that customer confidence is upheld through audit and certification.

Designed to promote continuous improvement, the accreditation covers seven key areas: senior management commitment and continual improvement; hazard and risk analysis; quality management system; site and building standards; vehicle operating standards; facility management; good operating practices; and personnel.
Richard Robinson, Operations Director added, “It is imperative to RCS Logistics as a business that our colleagues understand and exceed these standards during their daily challenges as this is our promise to our customers. The whole ethos of the business is focussed around a passion for excellence, a pride in what we deliver and a drive to continuously improve.”

RCS Logistics also passed their ISO 9001:2008 renewal audit in February 2016 and surpassed all previous audit results. The audit involved external auditors analysing the organisations quality management systems (QMS) and concluded strong evidence of continual improvement.

Are you looking for a BRC-accredited and ISO 9001 certified third party logistics company to help with the storage and distribution of your food stock? Call us today to talk to one of our team on 0845 500 4005, email [email protected] or visit

Information about RCS Logistics:
Ray C Smith established the East Midlands based independent, family-owned business in 1973 and today our transport and warehouse solutions are used by some of the biggest names in retail and manufacture.

RCS Logistics is headquartered in Corby at a prime logistical location in the heart of the Midlands. Our hub location provides excellent transport links throughout the UK mainland and Europe.

The Company’s extensive transport resources allow the ability to offer our customers the services they require. Tail lifts and double-deck trailers, as well as traditional curtainsiders, along with 3.5 tonne vans through to 44 tonne articulated lorries, are all included within the RCS fleet. Each member of the fleet has been fully liveried in RCS’s colour scheme and is maintained to exemplary standards. This ensures reliability and presents an impressive corporate presence for both RCS and its customers.

State-of-the-art real-time GPS tracking technology gives our customers an unrivalled quality of service, time-efficient deliveries and the flexibility to transport the consignments, no matter the size. Our customers have the opportunity to use this service for smaller consignments right up to high volume and specially tailored contracts.

Stock records within our warehouses are closely monitored using precise electronic bar coding systems, instantly providing accurate stock status reports to help our customers maintain full control of their goods. Our stock records also have the ability to interface with our customers’ stock databases, providing real-time information on all goods that are stored within our warehouse storage facilities.

Every delivery is unique and you can be sure that the RCS Logistics team can react quickly to a very diverse range of issues. We are able to provide this service to small haulage contractors up to large distribution centres.

Contact: Stephanie Leigh, Sales & Marketing Manager
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0845 500 4005
Mobile: 07770 855200

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