ISO 28000: 2007 Supply Chain Security Management System

ISO 28000: 2007 Supply Chain Security Management System

Supply chain; We can define it as a series of resources and processes that start with the supply of raw materials and reach the end-user of the product and service with different transportation methods and are in contact with each other.

The Supply Chain Security Management System Standard defines the meaning of the term “Security” as “Responding to deliberate and unauthorized actions to harm or damage the Supply Chain”. In this context, the organization is asked to take risks under certain areas and take risks under control.

It is a voluntary standard developed for the management of security operations within the supply chain management system.

For many organizations, the supply chain is vital to business continuity. In some sectors, interruptions in the supply chain have an impact that can shake the company deeply. For such organizations, accurate identification and effective management of the risks associated with the supply chain is of primary importance for business continuity.

It is important for the continuity of the companies to predict the results of the failure to deliver the supplied product and to determine the relevant risks and take some measures. In 2007, ISO published the ISO 28000 Supply Chain Security Standard in order to manage supply chain security risks and to support supply continuity in a variable environment of our time.

ISO 28000: 2007 is an international standard, defines the requirements of the Supply Chain Security Management System and provides a management model to organizations wishing to implement this system. It aims to manage the risks effectively by putting the activities of the organization related to Supply chain security under the same umbrella with other management systems.

In this context, we can define the supply chain as a series of resources and processes that start with the supply of raw materials and extend the product and service to the end user through different transportation methods.

When it comes to the supply chain, different products, different locations (production, warehouse, port, container, customs ...), different and sometimes complex operations and systems (packaging, loading, transportation, handling, control ... ), different modes of transportation (air, land, sea, railway ...), different types of cargo (container, bulk, pallet, tank ...), national - international regions with different security levels can be considered.

This new management system standard draws a new framework that draws attention to critical security points in the supply chain to organizations that are connected to the supply chain in any way. This framework is in a structure that includes but is not limited to finance, production, information management and production facilities.

On the one hand, it supports organizations operating in all industry sectors in evaluating and controlling security risks, on the other hand, it aims to reduce the effects that may arise security threats, and in doing so it uses basic management principles such as quality, job security, customer satisfaction management.

Purpose of the ISO 28000 Standard

It is a standard that can meet various size supply chain security requirements. It can be applied for the following purposes,

- To develop a security system
- For a security system compatibility
- For external harmony


- ISO 28000: 2007 standard will provide significant benefits to organizations of all sizes and sectors.
- Minimizing the security risks, reducing the problems of working with the “just in time production” principle and meeting the requirements of the new legal arrangement requiring “Authorised Economic Operator (AEO)” in organizations that trade with the European Union countries are just some of these.
- It ensures that security risks are identified and necessary precautions are taken in all sectors of the industry and that possible damage occurs to a minimum.
- It brings related activities to the agenda of the senior management and ensures that they are managed together with other business decisions.
- It provides convenience to customs authorities by proving your ability to identify and control security risks.
- Since many requirements in AEO applications are in line with the standard, it increases the trust of legal authorities in your organization.
- It provides the trust of the companies you provide products / services to you.
- Increases the trust of the insurance institutions, reduces your insurance costs.
- Certification of your system contributes to the overall image of the organization.
- Examples of these benefits can be increased. As a result; Regardless of its sector and size, ISO 28000 standard provides great financial and moral benefits to all organizations.

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