HACCP Certification in Vancouver Warehousing

by Michael Kotendzhi | Warehousing

What is HACCP certification? It stands for Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point which complies with the warehousing storage of food products and its risk management. Many warehousing providers have pursued the diversity in customers that are wishful to make available for specifications in storage.

Storing food items is no easy business. The HAACP certification exhibits the practice in food safety after it is produced or traded. The process of obtaining the certification is sophisticated and modeled the top level of commitment. With the elevated market in Vancouver supported by importing, all sorts of eminence fruit can be found on the shelves.  The commitment to safety securing the fruit until the moment it reaches the retails is immense and must well-structured.

The 7 stages of HACCP certification:

  1. Analysis of the oversight of hazardous factors during transportation and identify the possible hazardous source.
  2. Determine the critical control point (CCP) to limit the possibility of hazardous factors.
  3. Measure the critical limit for its allowable range involving biological, chemical, or physical controls.
  4. Audit and monitor the CCPs and establish the implementation, the time, the supervisor, and the schedule of each procedure.
  5. Set the rectification when the acceptable critical limit is reached and identified, as well as improvement moving forward in the operation.
  6. Authentication of prior plans is operating with proficiency and validity.
  7. Documentation of all prior procedures and information to use for recordkeeping and future references.

The certification is recognized by the international committee and implemented worldwide to keep the transportation of food safe. The key principles are built for knowledge and prevention for handlers to process with the utmost care and caution for the safety of consumers.

Michael Kotendzhi is President of Operations & Transportation and a partner at 18 Wheels. Michael has over 15 years of experience and is equipped with a degree in Logistics from the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business. As well as a background in logistics from XPO Logistics (formally Kelron Logistics), North America's largest contract warehousing provider.

Michael's experience includes supply chain management, reverse logistics, & domestic transportation. He has developed 18 Wheels' trucking solutions, effectively utilizing the sister company's vehicle fleet and building a transportation supply-chain network across North America.