Security and Quality certificates

The AEO (Authorised Economic Operator) certificate is the European equivalent of the US C-TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) certificate and Orphee Beinoglou was awarded the AEOF representing a combined Customs Simplifications/Security & Safety.

Holding such a certificate offers the following benefits:
• Simplified Customs Procedures
• A lower risk score used to determine the frequency of customs physical and documentary checks
• Consignments may be fast-tracked through customs control
• Reduced requirements for the mandatory pre-arrival/pre-departure Entry Summary Declarations (ENS) or Exit Summary Declarations (EXS) which carriers must make
• Potential for future reciprocal arrangements and mutual recognition with countries outside the European Community, for example, USA or trading partners that adopt the World Customs Organisation (WCO) Safe framework


The “ArtProtect” initiative was launched by AXA Art in 2007 under their GRASP (Global Risk Assessment Platform) program as part of AXA’s worldwide risk management.

This unique certificate, issued by Global Risk Evaluations Ltd (GREvL) on behalf of ArtProtect programme, recognizes the high standards practiced by Orphee Beinoglou in performing our work in this very specialized sector and is a testament to our excellence.

To date, the ArtProtect certificate has been issued to only a very limited number of facilities.

Orphee Beinoglou continues to be a member of this very elite group of Fine Arts storage facilities, where we are:

  • 1 of only 83 worldwide
  • 1 of only 36 in the EU
  • 1 of only 27 in Continental Europe
  • We remain the only 1 in Greece

TAPA stands for Transported Assets Protection Association and they issue certificates verifying the security measures in place by members.

There are 2 types of certificate that TAPA issue:
FSR = Freight Security Requirements &
TSR = Trucking Security Requirements

There are 3 levels of certificates:
Level A being the highest level
Level B the intermediate
Level C the lowest

FSR is for Warehouses and TSR is for the Transport of Goods
OB Elefsina & Inofita are FSR Level A Certified

TAPA Audits are carried out by independent certification bodies and Orphee Beinoglou use Lloyds Register, Greece.


FIDI is the International Federation of Household Goods Removals companies
FAIM is the Quality Certificate issued by FIDI and stands for FIDI Accredited International Mover.
All FIDI members must be FAIM certified
In order to achieve FAIM Certification, members are examined for Financial stability, plus the Quality of Facilities (including Equipment) and Service.
Each member is subject to an on-site audit every 3 years.
Orphee Beinoglou traditionally receives an excellent audit rating.
FAIM Audits are currently performed by Ernst & Young

ISO 9001:2015

ISO 9001 is a Quality Management System and this certifies that the company has sufficient Policies and Procedures in place to ensure that they meet the requirements of the Standard (9001) and in doing so, meet the needs of the customers and other stakeholders.

ISO 9001 does not certify the Quality of any Product or Service but it is a Management Tool that should be used to identify problems and/or potential problems in the production of Products or Services

ISO Audits are carried out by independent certification bodies and Orphee Beinoglou use Lloyds Register, Greece.

ISO 14001:2015

ISO 14001:2004 is the internationally recognized standard of an Environmental Management System.

This valuable tool helps companies worldwide identify and control their environmental impact at the same time as improving their environmental performance and is evidence of our statutory compliance regarding environmental matters.

ISO Audits are carried out by independent certification bodies and Orphee Beinoglou use Lloyds Register, Greece.

ISO 22000:2005

ISO 22000:2005 is the management system standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization dealing specifically with Food Safety. It is a general derivative of ISO 9000.

We, in Orphee Beinoglou, recognize that Food Safety is critical at all points of processing, handling and distribution and as such, in obtaining ISO 22000 certification for the services we provide in this sensitive specialist business sector, our company further indicates the impeccably high standards to which we operate.

ISO Audits are carried out by independent certification bodies and Orphee Beinoglou use Lloyds Register, Greece.

OHSAS 18001:2007

OHSAS 18001:2007 is the world’s most recognized standard for occupational health and safety management systems. Its aim is to help all types of organizations put in place a demonstrably sound occupational health and safety performance monitoring tool.

In achieving this significant milestone in the company’s history, Orphee Beinoglou gives evidence that it is fully committed to providing a Healthy & Safe environment for its employees and visitors.

OHSAS Audits are carried out by independent certification bodies and Orphee Beinoglou use Lloyds Register, Greece.

DY8d/1348 (Elefsina)

The confirmation of compliance with the requirements of the Decision 1348/04 of the Greek Ministry of Health, is a requirement in the Greek market for companies operating in the Medical Devices sector.

EKAPTY S.A. is the Hellenic Notified Body in accordance with 93/42/EU Directive about handling of Medical Devices in the European Union and is authorized to issue certificates, following a successful on-site assessment of the applicant company by one of their qualified auditors.

As such, Orphee Beinoglou is fully authorized to perform our duties in this very important field of business.


G.E. Healthcare is a world renowned supplier of medical equipment to whom quality throughout their supply chain is critically important.

Orphee Beinoglou S.A. as a supplier of services to G.E. Healthcare is subject to these same stringent requirements and has undergone a strenuous on-site Quality Assessment by G.E. in addition to a full documentation assessment, resulting in our company being awarded the status of GEHC Certified Supplier.

GEHC audits are performed by GEHC Quality Engineers.

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