AM&T and FourSquare/TRE began a close partnership through which a series of steps were taken to move them toward readiness for certification.
First, FourSquare/TRE’s management attended a detailed briefing intended to provide a uniform understanding of the requirements of the Standard and how they impacted FourSquare/TRE’s operations.
FourSquare/TRE’s ISO representative and AM&T jointly identified the processes which were in place and evaluated each one in terms of its ability to meet the requirements of the ISO Standard. A quality policy manual was prepared which addressed each clause of the ISO Standard and reflected FourSquare/TRE’s method of complying with it. With AM&T’s support, operating procedures were either developed or modified to ensure their conformance to the requirements of the ISO Standard.
Once the implemented system demonstrated proper compliance to the Standard, FourSquare/TRE began the search for a Registrar who could provide certification. FourSquare/TRE’s implemented quality system was officially certified to the requirements of the ISO 9001:2015 Standard during the 4th quarter of 2018. This certification was achieved as a result of a very aggressive schedule and resulted in a registrar’s conformance audit that did not identify any non-conformances or opportunities for improvement. As a result of achieving their certification, FourSquare / TRE has positioned themselves as a logical choice to potential customers who are seeking a source with a proven, well controlled and implemented quality management system.