General Dynamics European Land Systems-Germany certified according to BS 11000
Posted on 2013-09-09
KAISERSLAUTERN – General Dynamics European Land Systems-Germany (GDELS-G) is pleased to announce the achievement of British Standard (BS) 11000 certification – the world’s first standard in collaborative business relationships.
In adopting BS 11000, General Dynamics European Land Systems-Germanyis able to improveengagement and effectiveness with its collaborative partners through optimized business and innovation processes, while improving cost and risk management, optimizing time and resource utilization and providing a basis for value creation and skills development.
As a pilot project, General Dynamics European Land Systems-Germany implemented this new approach to collaborative business relationships with the Manoeuvre Support Team (MST) within the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence.
This new approach enables MST and General Dynamics European Land Systems-Germany to benefit from their long-lasting relationship, and the certification of BS 11000 is evidence of this successful and sustainable partnership.
As a next step General Dynamics European Land Systems-Germany will invite core customers to adopt this collaborative approach for future projects.
General Dynamics European Land Systems-Germany would like to thank the Manouevre Support Team for their support and willingness to adopt this new approach to working together.
The certification itself was performed by British Standards Institution (BSI) and a ceremonial presentation of the certificate by BSI will take place at DSEI on September 11th.
BS 11000 is a framework for building and maintaining successful partnerships, by paving the way for more efficient working
If you want to know more about this new standard, we would like to invite you to visit the General Dynamics European Land Systems Stand at DSEI (Num. S9-250)or you can have a look at www.instituteforcollaborativeworking.comand www.bsigroup.com
General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS), headquartered in Madrid, Spain, is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), and conducts its business through four European operating sites located in Spain, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. With more than 2,440 highly skilled technicalemployees, General Dynamics European Land Systems’ companies design, manufacture and deliver land combat systems, including wheeled, tracked, and amphibious vehicles, bridge systems, armaments and munitions, to global customers. (More information: www.gdels.com)