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Longistics Earns ISO 9001:2008 Recertification

Posted: June 3, 2013

Local Logistics And Supply Chain Provider Recognized For Tenth Year

For Exceeding Industry Standards, Client Expectations

RALEIGH, N.C. – Longistics, a full-service provider of global logistics services (http://www.longistics.com), has announced that the company has been recertified as ISO 9001:2008 compliant by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Longistics has been ISO certified since 2003. In order to receive certification, Longistics had to  meet the requirements of the ISO standard, applicable statutory and regulatory compliances and demonstrate its ability to consistently provide service that meets customer needs as well as enhancing customer satisfaction while striving for continual improvement.

The International Organization for Standardization is a worldwide federation of national standards bodies recognized throughout the world.  ISO provides the guidelines and requirements for quality management systems, while breaking down barriers to international trade.  For more information, visit http://www.iso.org/iso/home.html.


“We are pleased to once again receive certification and be named ISO 9001:2008 compliant by the International Organization for Standardization,” said Pat Long, Longistics vice chairman. “Our company strives on meeting and exceeding the expectation of our customers, and this designation represents one more way that we are able to ensure that commitment.”

“Maintaining an ISO certification represents a systematic, disciplined way of doing business” says Longistics Quality Manager Bryant Morton.  “It drives us to be better every day and fits very well with our corporate principles of security, safety, and service”.

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Headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., Longistics provides trucking, warehousing and Foreign Trade Zone management operations. Focused on service, safety and security, Longistics is a certified ISO 9001:2008 provider, offering a highly specialized “Imperial Fleet” of skilled professional drivers dedicated to providing world-class service to customers. Longistics’ full complement of technologies includes supply chain visibility, satellite tracking, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), radio-frequency identification (RFID), a Web-based inventory tracking system and access to real-time data. In 1992, the Longistics International division debuted as part of a globalization strategy by the company to build a blueprint and a framework for expansion into the growing global logistics and supply chain environment. This process included adding warehousing and handling capabilities, and Longistics is now known as one of the nation’s foremost operators of Foreign Trade Zones at FTZ 93, located adjacent to the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, and FTZ 214, located in the Global TransPark near Kinston, N.C. For more information, visit http://www.longistics.com.