What We Do
Companies of all sizes face operational risks and challenges.
Kestrel takes on many of our clients’ most difficult operational challenges—the ones that often present the greatest business risks—and works with management to deliver reliable, achievable, and sustainable solutions.
We work to understand the potential risks to our clients’ businesses, and to then develop and apply tailored processes and management tools that yield improved business and operational practices.
Compliance Services We Provide
Businesses face a complex web of regulations and other requirements regarding their material use, supply chain, byproducts, and environmental and safety practices, amongst many others. In today’s economic climate, it is difficult for companies to devote the resources required to maintain compliance activities at a sustained and satisfactory level—but it is essential.
What Our Clients Say
It’s both an exciting day and time for us here as we operate as a BRC plant. …You have been invaluable to our team, and your professionalism, diligence, and hard-working attitude reflected well here. Our employees will most certainly learn from your example. Possibly more important, however, was your unmatched energy and passion, combined with your positive personality.
Kestrel is a first-class organization made up of first-class professionals.
-Major transportation company
I have completed two integrated audits to date, two more next week. Love the ease of use overall, trend graph, email follow-ups, and computer/iPad options. Love the iPad and camera function tied to the report. …Best audit tool we have every used. Easy follow-up, great observation/recommendation section, and priority/follow-up. Thank you!
Went above and beyond to ensure complete understanding of all the aspects of the project. The Kestrel team members helped our organization tremendously and enabled us to reach our goals.
Having our facility certified to a GFSI scheme is a major feather in our cap. It will be well-received (and perhaps soon required) by many of our customers. …I want to thank Kestrel Management…for all of their guidance and support throughout the process.
-Food ingredient & chemical distributor
Thank you for taking the time to meet with us regarding our 22000 certification. I learned a lot from you during the walk-through, lunch, and closing meeting. You have a great way of stressing the importance of compliance and understanding the difficulties a company faces in pursuit of the goal. I believe we have a great team and are up for the challenge. Thank you for treating us with such respect. We are very fortunate to have you as our consultant.
-Food ingredient company
I participated in the site visits with Kestrel and it was quite evident that Kestrel had subject matter experts in safety. Furthermore, they were able to have candid discussions with employees in operations because it was obvious that they knew their stuff. Additionally, Kestrel was also able to provide some best practice ideas to field employees, which were well received.
Kestrel has brought value to our organization by providing the tools that automate the regulatory landscape for [our company]. When there is a new regulation, a regulation change, I know all I have to do is contact [Kestrel], and [they] will do the leg work to keep us compliant.
Kestrel’s CCE tool was a game changer for [our company] in implementing our Responsible Distribution Program. During the verification process, having the CCE tool made the process very efficient and seamless by being able to reference documents quickly and in an organized manner.
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