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Contributor: Kyodo News JBN
Thursday, December 10 2020 - 18:00
Nippon Express Korea Receives ISO 13485 Certification of Compliance with International Standard for Medical Device Quality Management Systems
TOKYO, Dec. 10, 2020 /Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet/ --

Nippon Express Korea Co., Ltd. (hereinafter "NE Korea"), a local subsidiary of 
Nippon Express Co., Ltd., last month obtained ISO 13485 certification of 
compliance with the ISO standard for medical device quality management systems 
at its business location at Incheon International Airport in Seoul, the 
Republic of Korea (ROK).


Photo: NE Korea's Incheon Airport Warehouse

Medical devices are precision instruments whose use can literally be a matter 
of life or death, and so their handling demands high quality and exacting 
management. In addition, sales/procurement logistics for medical devices are 
global in scale, requiring compliance with a variety of regulations that differ 
by country.

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, governmental and supervisory 
authorities in the ROK have been promoting increased exports of medical 
devices, and laws and regulations have been tightened accordingly. Stricter 
regulation of storage, delivery and incidental services is also expected.

NE Korea is the first Japanese forwarder to obtain ISO 13485 certification in 
the ROK, and this certification evidences its commitment to managing its 
operations and providing safe and secure logistics services for medical devices 
in line with this ISO standard.

- ISO 13485
A standard for quality management systems in the medical device industry 
designed to ensure the provision of services satisfying both customer and 
regulatory demands

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