Global Standard for Storage and Distribution – Conversion Issue 2-3 for auditors

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Course outline:

This one-day course will provide delegates with an in-depth understanding of the revisions to the format and content of Issue 3, including particular reference to the changes made in response to the issues and concerns of the logistics industry. The course is designed to equip auditors with the skills and knowledge to successfully audit against Issue 3 of the Standard.

Before the course you must have read and reviewed a copy of the Standard which can be downloaded free of charge from

Some of the key changes you will learn about are:

  • Vehicle/load security – including security risk assessments
  • Product fraud/vulnerability – particularly in the wholesale area
  • Increased requirements for contracted services
  • Inclusion of high pressure processing
  • Clarity in requirements
  • Consistency with other BRC Global Standards
  • Unannounced options – full and 2 part
  • Grading
  • Exclusions from scope

The course is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to successfully audit against Issue 3 of the Standard

This course is aimed at:

  • Existing BRC Global Standard Storage and Distribution Auditors

At the end of the course you will:

  • Understand the reasons for changes to the Standard, including industry developments
  • Be able to explain how the changes will benefit retailers, manufacturers, auditors and consumers
  • Understand the changes from Issue 3 including changes to the format of the Standard, changes to existing clauses, new requirements and clauses
  • Recognise the changes to the protocol of the Standard
  • Know how the audit process should now be carried out and reported