There are number of reasons to for selecting a local ISO consultant to assist your business or organization in achieving an ISO 9001, 14001, 13485 or AS 9100 quality management system certification. Two prime examples of this are cost savings and availability. A local iso consultant’s familiarity with state incentives is another plus while there are significant benefits to the local economy.
By utilizing a local ISO consultant you will be reducing travel expenses which in most cases the client (you) are responsible for reimbursing. It is much more economical to drive or fly to a location within state rather than cross country.
Availability is a major factor when selecting an ISO consultant. Being able to quickly respond to emergencies or communications are very important. Reaching an ISO consultant in a different state or time zone are often taxing and can be difficult. It is comforting to to know that if your company or organization needs their ISO consultant on short notice, we are able to be there with a short drive or flight.
By selecting a local ISO Consultant, you are hiring experts who understand the economic and social factors affecting your business. Your local ISO consultant is a part of your state culture and are aware of the pressures on state organizations, as well as possible growth opportunities. GAB Speaks the same language and shares common knowledge with California businesses.
Another factor to consider when selecting an ISO consultant is the incentive programs offered by state and regions for retaining jobs in a local economy. Typically, these address a portion or all of the training costs. Often these public funding programs can be utilized to finance a consultant’s work in training your employees, which thereby upgrades your competitiveness.
Here’s an example, California offers public funding incentives in the form of the Employment Training Panel (ETP), which provides financial assistance to California businesses to support customized worker training to: