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We support governments, government agencies and the private sector on trade facilitation, reducing complexity in global supply chains, securing duties and taxes, and verifying the compliance of products with regulations.
Our portfolio of innovative services for governments, international institutions and partner organizations across the public and private sectors covers a variety of verification and technology based solutions.
Our Trade Facilitation Services support governments, government agencies and the private sector on trade facilitation, reducing complexity in global supply chains, securing duties and taxes, and verifying the compliance of products with regulations.
Why do I need to use Trade Facilitation Services from SGS?
Services we offer are: (follow the links to find out more)
- E-customs -
- Compliance -
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company and we are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. We operate a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world with more than 50 years experience supporting governments on trade facilitation.
The data to be used for import and export declarations are largely the same. Making both declarations at the same time will enable you to save time and costs and reduce the risk of error. SGS has an experienced customs brokerage team in the UK. We can also take care of your customs declarations for goods moving through the UK, for example, on their way to Ireland. Our declarants are already helping thousands of companies – from SME to multinational – with our fast and reliable service.
We offer in-house developed software solutions and guidance from a skilled team of data specialists, software developers and e-customs consultants. Our customs specialists are always available to advise you. Our export, import and transit solutions can connect to your ERP, WMS, TMS or any other tool you use to run your business. If you’re not ready for automation yet, start with our manual service. Our specialists will take you through the customs automation process step by step.
TransitNet is a universal, multimodal e-customs transit guarantee service in which SGS acts as holder of the procedure (HoP) towards customs on behalf of its clients (transporters, brokers, freight forwarders, etc), enabling them to create transit declarations and submit them along with a financial guarantee in favor of customs to any of the customs systems where SGS is HoP. TransitNet is a secure, multilingual, web based platform that captures, controls and monitors transit declarations, allowing you to track them online until termination.
PRODUCT CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT (PCA)
SGS Product Conformity Assessment (PCA) is a solution designed to ensure that specific products meet the requirements of the technical regulations and standards set by a regulatory authority in the importing country. We operate PCA services and assist manufacturers and suppliers to achieve compliance of their exports to many countries.