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Transportation, Logistics and Trade

Mitigate risks, maintain safety and improve efficiency in food storage and transportation with transport, logistics and trade services from SGS.

Spoiled crops, contaminated foods and damaged goods cost you time and money, transporting food products exposes your livelihood to multiple hazards. Products in transit are at risk from food borne diseases, chemical and microbiological or physical hazards.

Complex supply chains expose you to risk at every step. With a global network of experts, we offer specialized logistics services that ensure your products are documented, stored and transported correctly at every step. If necessary, we can intervene at any point to provide physical inspection and verification as required.

Exporters, importers, agents, brokers, logistics companies, storage and warehousing specialists and other organizations involved in the food trade can all benefit from our experience, expertise and global network.

Our services include:

  • Food testing
  • Fumigation
  • Inspection
  • Paper, packaging and environmental testing
  • Measurement and calibration
  • Collateral management
  • Stock monitoring
  • Audit and certification
  • Training

In addition, we monitor the integrity of temperature controlled logistics operations (frozen and chilled) to ensure the economic viability of stock in transit.

Why choose SGS?

We offer a comprehensive range of services to help you at all stages of food transportation. Our expertise will help you to navigate the increasingly complex mix of local and national legislation and voluntary agreements, ensure compliance and improve efficiency.

If you are involved in the transportation of food in any way, SGS can help. We provide a full suite of services throughout the supply chain from feed manufacturers to farms and on to food manufacturers, from manufacturers of ingredients and raw materials to food processors, from there to warehouses, wholesalers and retailers – and on to consumers.

Our food industry transportation services cover:

  • Audits and certification
  • Inspections
  • Sustainability
  • Technical services
  • Testing and analytical services
  • Training


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