Technological Solutions Limited (TSL) began operations in July 1996 and has built an enviable reputation throughout the region for its work in preparing organizations and companies to deal with the practical realities of competing and exporting in the globalized business environment. Led by Dr. André Gordon, TSL offers a comprehensive range of technical services to support the productive sector in Jamaica and the Caribbean. It does this by utilising the skills of highly competent staff to meet the needs of its customers.
The company provides guidance in trade-related technical requirements, and specializes in food safety, quality assurance, auditing, production systems design and implementation, and an extensive range of analytical services, inclusive of shelf life analysis and consumer/product complaint evaluation. TSL also provides plant and facility layout and design, new product development, profit improvement, trouble-shooting and consulting services. Together with its expertise in the area of standards and standardization, these services ensure that Caribbean companies in the business of agriculture, agro-processing, food service, hospitality, exporting, manufacturing and distribution can access world-class technical services that are focussed on their specific needs and circumstances.
TSL is recognized by officials of international regulatory bodies, such as the United States Food and Drug Administration, as experts in Food Safety and Thermal Processing. TSL is the only company in the region that has implemented HACCP systems that have been approved by the regulatory authorities in the United States and European Union, thereby facilitating exports to these markets. TSL and its Principal have also been approved by the Pesticide Initiative Programme (PIP) and EDES, as well as by the FDA to conduct training on their behalf.
TSL has provided guidance with the implementation of GFSI-compliant food safety and quality systems (Global Gap, SQF, Dutch HACCP and BRC) to meet the regulatory requirements of the EU and the USA, and traceability and recall systems for many export agribusiness enterprises in the Caribbean and other developing countries. TSL also offers an extensive range of analytical services to support its technical services, and directly to clients to meet their needs. Companies that have benefited from our services include:
Dr. André Gordon our Managing Director and Principal Consultant has over twenty five (25) years of experience in ACP countries in conducting audits, implementing systems and training, and designing layouts for food production facilities, as well as providing consultation to companies seeking validation and or certification of their systems to regulatory and other industry driven standards. Dr. Gordon is a FDA, COLEACP-PIP and GFTC recognized and Royal Institute of Public Health certified trainer in various aspects of food processing and food safety. Dr. Gordon is a certified auditor and trainer in GFSI-compliant systems including SQF and GLOBALGAP. In addition, through TSL, Dr. Gordon provides solution-oriented technical assistance to various players in the SME, public sector, private sector and support institutions in Jamaica, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and the European Union (EU), the USA, Canada and Western and Southern Africa. He has worked extensively with organizations and a variety of businesses in the areas of agriculture, agro-processing and exporting as well as organizational development for private and public sector support organizations and ministries. Dr. Gordon has extensive experience in Standards Development, Conformity Assessment, Analytical Services Development and Delivery and Standards-based Organization Development.