1 - What is a supervisor?
Supervisor is a company able to accomplish services of supervisions, inspections, controls and analysis of products, and to emit certificates with the referring results to the services scope, requested by the customer.
2 - Which products can be supervised, inspected, analyzed and certificated?
Nearly all commercialization goods can be supervised, inspected, analyzed and certificated, whether in national or international ambit, such as commodities, perishable, industrialized, petrochemical products, among others.
3 - Where can these services be done?
In the product native country, supervised at the pre embarkation and/or during maritime or air cargo transport, as well as at the country of the goods destination, in landing supervisions.
4 - In which sense a supervision, inspection and analysis certificate can help me?
The certificates report the obtained results with fidelity at the moment of the supervision, inspection or analysis of goods, the certificate is a tool, an indispensable document to protect the purchases and salespeople during negotiation of its products.
5 - Which scopes are covered by the services of supervision, inspection and analysis?
Some scopes are possible; however more frequently the certificates are emitted by the supervisory entities which report quantitative and/or qualitative results of the supervised, inspected and/or analyzed goods.
6 - Which organisms use and are benefited of these services?
Usually trading companies are benefited of this mechanism while requesting commercial supervisions services all around the world, as well as countries government bodies, in goods pre-embarking supervisions accomplishment, at its native country. The emitted certificated by a supervisor also supports salespeople and purchases in commercial litigations.
7 - Are there specific organisms which regulate the activity?
Yes, there are specific international organisms for the different kinds of goods that regulate and give credibility to the reported results at the emitted certificates of a supervisory company.
8 - Which organisms regulate the activity?
Several organisms regulate the activity, highlighting IFIA (International Federation of Inspection Agencies), FOSFA, GAFTA, HOIST, among others.
9 - How can I be sure to hire the services of a supervisor whose results are trustworthy and internationally recognized?
One of ASCB objectives is to provide, to the interested parties, an appropriate orientation of supervision, inspection and analysis services, catering to its specific necessities; the ASCB associate supervisor companies fulfill all the requirements to certify the goods with international recognition and credibility.
10 - How much does it cost the service of supervision, inspection and analysis?
It may vary and depends on the scope of services requested by the customer. Each organism of supervision associate to ASCB practices the free competition, although every associate entity performs with international requests offering first line services in order to keep you safe in your sale and purchase negotiations.