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Forestry

    Forestry industry

    Sustainable and compliant with regulations

    Services in forestry are becoming increasingly important to ensure forest-based products are sustainable and compliant with regulations. A number of services are available to cover the forestry sector, biomass and timber industries.
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    Forest certification is becoming important as it provides credible assurance of a sustainable or legal origin of a wide range of forest-based products. A number of certification schemes and standards are available to cover the forestry sector, biomass and timber industries.

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    Administrative checks

    Administrative checks

    Transaction certificates, invoice declarations, incoming and outgoing goods, mass balance, segregation, supplier assessments and internal assessments, all require administrative checks.
    Certification
    Ballast water systems

    Ballast water systems

    Control Union Certifications is a US Coast Guard-accepted Independent Laboratory (IL) for testing of BWMS in accordance with 46 CFR 162.060.
    Inspection
    Collateral management

    Collateral management

    As expert custodians, we can take overall control of your goods throughout their storage period. This provides a safe, effective and efficient way to store goods around the world, as well as facilitating additional credit risk management.
    Inspection
    Crop monitoring

    Crop monitoring

    Crop monitoring in agriculture gives you insights and helps you in the management of various pests, weeds, or illnesses in crops.
    Inspection
    Draft survey

    Draft survey

    With a draft survey we measure displacement of water to determine the weight of cargo.
    Certification
    Due diligence

    Due diligence

    Several governments have implemented regulations, forcing importers to have a Due Diligence System (DDS) in place. Control Union Certifications has the knowledge and network to support companies with the implementation.
    Certification
    FSMA readiness

    FSMA readiness

    Control Union can assist your business in achieving and maintaining regulatory compliance with the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
    Inspection
    Full Outturn Guarantee (FOG)

    Full Outturn Guarantee (FOG)

    Shippers, traders and receivers of bulk commodities can manage risksby employing our Full Outturn Guarantee (FOG) services.
    Inspection
    Hold and hatch inspection

    Hold and hatch inspection

    Hold inspection ensures the vessel’s hold is ready to receive cargo without contamination and complete hatch inspections to prevent a cargo defect.
    Inspection
    Laboratory services

    Laboratory services

    We offer flexible, market-driven lab services for foodstuffs, animal feed, compound feed & (bio) fuels.
    Inspection
    Pest control

    Pest control

    The confidence to offer Pest Control services, a critical issue in every step of the supply chain, is based on our extensive knowledge about quality assurance, project risk management and hazard control. We offer pestmanagement worldwide.
    Inspection
    Load compartment inspections

    Load compartment inspections

    Our Load Compartment Inspections (LCI), or hold cleanliness inspections, are performed by experienced and qualified surveyors who are familiar with the relevant rules and regulations (GMP+).
    Certification
    Reporting, tracking and tracing

    Reporting, tracking and tracing

    Control Union Certifications registers all relevant data during a certification process, including the name of employee involved as well as the process behind any decision that was made.
    Inspection
    Representation port loading and discharge

    Representation port loading and discharge

    In our Port Loading & Discharge services, we use our inspection and supervision expertise to support you in meeting contractual obligations or regulations.
    Certification
    Sampling and sealing

    Sampling and sealing

    Control Union can take samples and securely seal them in such a way that they cannot become contaminated with other substances that could influence the results of any laboratory analysis.
    Inspection
    Stock monitoring and measurement (SMA)

    Stock monitoring and measurement (SMA)

    Good stock control is when you have full knowledge of every product type, amount, value and quality in your warehouse. Our stock monitoring and measurement services allow us to observe and report on global stock management.
    Inspection
    Stock monitoring and measurement

    Stock monitoring and measurement

    Monitoring your stocks is important throughout the supply chain. We can provide continuous monitoring or periodic spot inspection where we keep an eye on the movement and condition of your commodities.
    Certification
    Supply auditing

    Supply auditing

    Control Union Certifications has a large network of auditors around the world, who are familiar with the production/processing requirements in the country of origin.
    Inspection
    Temperature monitoring (TEMO)

    Temperature monitoring (TEMO)

    We have an established track record, gained over 12 years of conducting automated temperature monitoring services for international clients, across a wide range of commodities (including biomass, feed and food).
    Certification
    Training and development

    Training and development

    Control Union Academy offers training, webinars, offline and online sessions to support you in your certification updates. Stay informed and up to date.
    Inspection
    Warehouse inspections

    Warehouse inspections

    Our expert team will check the overall condition of your warehouse and conduct an inspection to ensure the warehouse is ready to receive your valuable cargo.
    Inspection
    Weight and quality determination

    Weight and quality determination

    While some weight loss is unavoidable during the transportation and handling of bulk cargoes, we aim to minimise possible discrepancies in cargo weight between loading and unloading.
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    We are working in forests on more than five continents, ranging from the most remote areas to large and small timber producing sites.

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