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With a staggering increase in demand for log exports, SGS Agricultural Trade Services has the expertise to deliver value-added Inspections and Certification to this developing market.

Log exports are expected to be on the rise over the next decade, particularly to countries such as China, Turkey and India. The demand has created many business opportunities for U.S. loggers, especially in the Southeastern States. Due to the ease of transportation from forests around the region to ports in Louisiana, Alabama and Florida are ideally situated to provide exportation handling.

Whether in the forests, logging yards, or warehousing areas, SGS can provide services from start to finish to be sure your shipments have been inspected and certified minimizing risks and ensuring compliance with destination requirements.

SGS Agricultural Services can serve in a multitude of functions for your export needs. Whether you require assistance with stock monitoring, tagging, scaling, sampling, testing, supervision of loading or fumigation, we have the expertise to minimize your trade risks.

As the log export market continues to increase, you will need to be sure that your interests are protected in the U.S. and overseas.

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity, SGS employs over 67,000 people and operates a network of over 1,250 laboratories and offices around the world.

Nick Waguespack
Operations Manager
SGS Trade Services
151 James Drive West St. Rose, La. 70087
t:+01 504 469 6403

The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With 67,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,250 offices and laboratories around the world.