Every industry is based on certain standards. It is not only necessary to maintain these standards for proper and efficient output, but also for receiving sanction to continue production or manufacturing goods in the industry. ISO 9000 is one such industrial standard. This standard is just one amongst the numerous other standards prevalent in the industry. ISO 9000 is actually a manual which includes all the definitions and the associated vocabulary and technical terms connected to the standards. ISO 9000 lets the companies and the organizations know in detail about the standard which is requisite to be followed in terms of quality.
ISO 9001 is another sub category of the standards, and deals with the specific requirements which the companies and organizations need to follow to get the ISO 9000 or the ISO 9001 certification. The standards are meant for almost all the aspects of the company, like Human resources (Hiring and training), sales, purchase, production, sales delivery etc. But certain aspects like Financing, accounting and the work force etc do not come under the purview of these standards.
In order to follow these standards meticulously, every company or organization needs some guidance and training. The relevant training and guidance to follow and successfully implicate these standards is provided by an ISO 9000 Consultant. Such consultants not only provide the relevant training but also offer the relevant certification on successful conformation to the standards. The certification is an asset to any company and it helps it to continue providing excellent service and quality to its consumers.