DGC International Achieves Platinum Dun and Bradstreet Credibility Rating

Washington DC — June 1, 2016 – DGC International is pleased to announce we have achieved Platinum D&B Credibility with Dun and Bradstreet.

DGC International’s commitment to rigorous credit monitoring helps assess internal credit risks as well as those of other businesses. DGC International maintains relationships with customers and vendors in several countries in Latin and South America, East Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia, often using D&B to evaluate business credit applications and make informed business credit decisions.

As part of our commitment to transitioning to ISO 9001:2015, DGCI now integrates the use of D&B risk management tools to mitigate potential business risks by accessing a company’s operations, financial, and public filing records. DGC International looks forward to continuously improving our company’s credibility by continuing to assess and monitor risk, both internally and externally.

CSTC-A Delegation Visits DGC International’s Central Supply Depot Program

Washington DC — May 26, 2016 – DGC International welcomed Deputy Chief of Staff for Security Assistance and Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan General Gordon “Skip” Davis and U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia Christine Abizaid to our inventory and training site at the Central Supply Depot in Kabul, Afghanistan, where they toured the Afghan National Army Central Supply Depot yard and warehouses to learn about the current ANA logistics supply and distribution system. The delegation observed our program management staff and lead trainers to perform on-the-job and inventory management training (OJT), and listened to management as they explained the process for accountability and transparency of material and equipment.

DGCI’s new start-of-the-art field training center is equipped with brand new computer workstations for CoreIMS training, mobile offices, inventory data collection office and MWR services including a dining facility and prayer room. The visitors had a firsthand look at the challenges, successes, and path forward for the program. DGC International’s approach revolves around an ethos of accountability, transparency, and visibility.

DGC International is ensuring that there are visibility and accountability at the heart of the supply chain. Furthermore, our comprehensive training program ensures the first set of ANA graduates will be prepared to manage the heart of the warfighter.

DGC International Conducts Site Visit for ANA Inventory Management, Capacity Building and Training Program

Washington DC — April 1, 2016 – DGC International recently welcomed CSTC-A Headquarters as well as ANA leadership to view progress for a contract to support the Afghanistan National Army (ANA) Logistics Command to inventory 40-foot containers, training of the ANA personnel and capacity building. DGC International DGC International toured Gen. Gordon “Skip” Davis, Jr. and his team around the site, as well as General Monawari and ANA stakeholders.

DGC International has setup several offices and a training center to help build the capacity and train ANA trainees. The VIPs had a firsthand look at containers, the process for inventory, and the DGCI equipment and employees.

“We appreciate CSTC-A and ANA leadership coming to visit the site,” notes Mustafa Zamani, President, DGC International. “Active stakeholders and significant cross-collaboration ensures project success over the long term.”

DGC International Awarded ANA Inventory Management, Capacity Building and Training Program

Washington DC —February 29, 2016– DGC International is awarded a contract to support the Afghanistan National Army (ANA) Logistics Command to inventory 40-foot containers, training of the ANA personnel and capacity building. DGC International will enter the inventory information into the database, train the designated Afghan National Army (ANA) personnel in all areas of the inventory management process, and pre-position containers to appropriate warehouses. DGC International is providing end-to-end logistics and supply chain services on behalf of the ANA.

DGC International will assist with developing processes, ensuring guidelines are followed, and manage the ANA supply chain to ensure equipment, material and supplies are reaching the right kandaks. We will be working side-by-side with our Afghan counterparts at the ANA.

“We look forward to supporting the Afghanistan National Army and working with them to streamline processes, inventory containers, and develop systems to ensure quality procedures,” notes Ayman Bekdash, Vice President, Operations, Government Service Division. “DGC International is committed to improving the current inventory system and will rely on significant cross-collaboration of the Afghanistan National Army, stakeholders and individuals. We are ready to improve processes based upon our ISO 9001:2008 certified quality management system, working in concert with our ANA counterparts.”

DGC International Awarded Supply and Distribution Contract for Several Iraq Camps

Washington DC — December 29, 2015 – DGC International announces an award for ground supply of fuels in Bashur, Iraq with the Defense Logistics Agency-Energy (DLA-E).

DGC International is pleased to support the DLA-E and the warfighter in Iraq. DGC International has a long history of operating in Iraq, and is one of the few fuel providers with strong relationships in the region, particularly in the Northern Iraqi region of Kurdistan.

“We continue to faithfully serve our clients in Iraq and are committed to ensuring that they receive quality fuel on time,” notes Aziz Doraney, Senior Business Consultant, Government Service Division. “We reiterate our commitment to continue addressing operational challenges in the region to deliver mission critical services and products to our customers.”

DGC International Finalizing Transition to ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System

Washington DC — November 3, 2015 – DGC International announces that the company is close to finalizing our transition to the ISO 9001:2015 quality management system (QMS). DGC International is audited by BSI Group (also known in the United Kingdom market as the British Standards Institution), an official accreditation body for ISO 9001 standards. BSI Group is the world’s largest certification body. BSI certifies approximately 60,000 locations in over 124 countries and operates across the UK, CEMEA, Asia Pacific (including Japan and China) and the Americas.

This early transition demonstrates DGC International’s dedication to the continual improvement of our organization and our commitment to our customers.

Globally recognized and respected, ISO 9001:20015 standards are set by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), an independent, non-governmental membership organization and the world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards. ISO is made up of 163 member countries that are the national standards bodies around the world, with a Central Secretariat that is based in Geneva, Switzerland.

“Our early ISO 9001:2015 transition is a result of our continued customer-based focus,” said Ayman Bekdash, Vice President, Operations. “The DGC International approach to quality management has evolved over the years as we have strived to understand, sustain and improve delivery of services to our customers. ISO 9001:2015 drives significant improvement, embedding strategy and an improved responsive customer experience that is the heart of our organization.”

ISO 9001:2015 standards specify organizational requirements in documentation, procedures, processes, policies, and operations. Some of the major changes include a new high-level structure and greater emphasis on risk and management responsibilities.

DGC International Is TRACE Certified

Washington DC — October 14, 2015 – DGC International has successfully completed a TRACEcertification due to diligence review. TRACE has issued DGC International a certificate signifying that the company has completed internationally accepted due to diligence procedures and has been forthcoming and cooperative during the review process. TRACEcertification underscores DGC International’s commitment to transparency in international commercial transactions.

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TRACE International is an anti-bribery business organization that pools resources to provide members with compliance tools and resources. TRACE members include hundreds of multinational companies working to increase commercial transparency. TRACE International is the world’s leading anti-bribery standard-setting organization and works with TRACE Incorporated to offer both members and non-members customizable due diligence, training, and advisory services.

“TRACEcertification is an important achievement that validates our unwavering commitment to delivering transparent and accountable solutions for our customers,” notes Mustafa Zamani, President. “TRACEcertification demonstrates our continued commitment to improving the quality and openness of our organization for the benefit of our customers.”

With a shared mission to advance commercial transparency, TRACE International and TRACE Incorporated provide companies with one complete anti-bribery and third party compliance solution. Visit www.traceinternational.org to learn more about TRACE membership and due diligence services.

DGC International Joins OSAC Afghanistan

Washington DC — October 7, 2015 – DGC International joins the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) in Afghanistan. The OSAC was created in 1985 under the Federal Advisory Committee Act to promote security cooperation between American private sector interests worldwide and the U.S. Department of State.

OSAC promotes effective cooperation by working to assist the US private sector to better anticipate security issues and to provide timely and actionable security information. Private sector member organizations are selected from OSAC’s constituency and normally serve for two to six-year terms. Representatives of the member organizations meet quarterly and participate in sub-committees tasked with specific projects, such as the protection of business information and mitigating the effects of transnational crime.

Country Councils replicate the OSAC public/private partnership at 143 overseas locations bringing together the American Embassy or Consulate with the private sector regional manager to share information about security issues of mutual concern in the region. These councils encourage managers of U.S. organizations to organize themselves to cope with security-related problems by pooling their resources.

“We look forward to supporting the Overseas Security Advisory Council,” notes Ayman Bekdash, Vice President, Government Service Division. “Cooperation and commitment to address security issues will require significant cross-collaboration of private, public and non-governmental stakeholders and individuals. DGC International is ready to contribute to this significant responsibility.”

 

 

DGC International Awarded Aerial Port of Debarkation (APOD) Entry/Exit, Afghanistan

Washington DC — July 6, 2015 – DGC International has been performing Aerial Port of Debarkation (APOD) Entry/Exit, Afghanistan with the Department of the Army, U.S. Central Command. We are working with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Ministry of Interior, Afghanistan’s Border Police and NATO Resolute Support to develop and administer the procedures for implementing the new entry/exit procedures following the guidelines set forth in the newBilateral Security Agreement, Status of Forces Agreement and the Presidential Decree. DGC International is pleased to provide Entry/Exit Facilitation for Kabul, Bagram, Kandahar, Mazar-e-Sharif and Herat Airport Terminals in support of the Resolute Support Mission. DGC International will assist with developing processes, ensuring guidelines are followed and managing the egress and ingress of individuals throughout Afghanistan’s airports.

“We look forward to supporting the Afghanistan Border Police, The Ministry of Transportation and other relevant Ministries,” notes Ian Galloway, Senior Business Consultant, Government Service Division. “Cooperation and commitment to the Bilateral Security Agreement and the Presidential Decree will require significant cross-collaboration of Ministries, stakeholders, and individuals. DGC International is ready to manage this significant responsibility.”

DGC International Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Re-Certification

Washington DC — March 1, 2015 – DGC International announces today that its ISO 9001:2008 quality management system (QMS) is recertified by BSI Group (also known in the United Kingdom market as the British Standards Institution), an official accreditation body for ISO 9001 standards. BSI Group is the world’s largest certification body. BSI certifies approximately 60,000 locations in over 124 countries and operates across the UK, CEMEA, Asia Pacific (including Japan and China) and the Americas.

This recertification demonstrates DGC International’s dedication to the continual improvement of our organization and our commitment to our customers.

Globally recognized and respected, ISO 9001:2008 standards are set by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), an independent, non-governmental membership organization and the world’s largest developer of voluntary International Standards. ISO is made up of 163 member countries that are the national standards bodies around the world, with a Central Secretariat that is based in Geneva, Switzerland.

“ISO 9001:2008 recertification is an important achievement that validates our unwavering commitment to delivering high quality, customer-focused solutions,” said Ayman Bekdash, Vice President, Operations. “This ISO recertification demonstrates our continued commitment to improving the quality, timeliness, effectiveness, and efficiency of our organization on behalf of our customers.”

ISO 9001:2008 standards specify organizational requirements in documentation, procedures, processes, policies, and operations. In achieving ISO 9001:2008 recertification, DGC International continues to demonstrate improvements and innovations in the services and the products we offer to customers.