Reminder: ISGP Annual Reports Due May 15

April 17, 2018
By Brian Schefke

If you’re a business located in Washington state and you have coverage under the Industrial Stormwater General Permit (ISGP), please remember that your annual report for 2017 is due to the Department of Ecology by May 15, 2018. The annual report should include the following items: • Permittee information (permittee name, location, and permit number) […]

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Global Virtual Playbook

February 20, 2018
By Mairead Roden

Freer Consulting has the expertise and experience to support our clients as they achieve certification in various quality standards (ISO, AISC, ISM, API, etc.). While most of our clients request support for a single site, or country, we have also successfully guided clients through certification at multiple sites, and in multiple countries. A key component […]

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The Benefits of AISC Certification

February 15, 2018
By Mairead Roden

As a leading authority, the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) sets the standard for quality in the US structural steel industry. When a company works to obtain AISC certification, the benefits are numerous: • Increased consistency through documented processes. • Enhanced communication and continual improvement through management reviews, training, and audits. • Improved customer […]

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Freer VMS and ADP eTIME Integration

February 14, 2018
By Brian Schefke

For any business, keeping track of labor costs is crucial. This can be a challenge when workers are widely dispersed, which is especially true for maritime companies that have employees on vessels anywhere in the world. Freer Consulting’s customizable and scalable Vessel Management System (VMS) software allows for seamless syncing with ADP’s eTIME software. Employees […]

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Management and Leadership in a Quality System

December 16, 2017
By Nicholas Lowe-Hale

The groundwork for any quality management system begins in the organization’s management and leadership. Beyond the decision to pursue or maintain certification status, having clear communication and involvement in the process promotes continual improvement. This will also lead to more buy in from the employees and middle management of the company. One standard we work […]

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