Pre-Shipment Inspection

GOST provides pre-shipment inspection (PSI) services to governments as a way of protecting import revenues for themselves and their citizens.

It must be done before shipment, but in commodity inspection, the buyer and seller might agree to inspect the commodity in the destination country. When commodity inspection is not accompanied by vendor inspection, then precise attention must be paid to the document review. These documents are: quality control records, test reports, test procedures, material certificates, etc.

Goods Inspection - Goods inspection and commodity inspection have the same meaning and same definition and refer to the inspection of specific goods that a buyer purchases from a seller.

Finished Goods Inspection - The scope of work for finished goods inspection is very similar to the goods and commodity inspection. But shop or vendor inspections are never included in this scope of work.

Inspection of Packing - This provides you information about inspection of packing, which is done in industrial goods before shipment and it is in the scope of the pre-shipment inspection.

Seaworthy Packing Procedure -This provides you information about seaworthy packing procedure. The term seaworthy packaging is intended to indicate that the packaging must additionally strengthen and withstand the conditions of maritime transport and resist more severe stresses.

BS STD Packing Procedure - This provides you information about BS STD Packing Procedure. The BS 1133-8:2011 Packaging code,

Quality Control in Packaging - This provides you information about quality control in the packaging process of industrial goods before shipment. The quality control in packing process is the responsibility of the equipment and material manufacturer.

Container Shipping Seals - This provides you basic information about container shipping seals. The objective in using these seals is to minimize the risk of unauthorized access into the container, which reduces the risk of cargo pilferage and the introduction of contraband.

Establishment Inspection Report - This provides you information about the establishment inspection report. When the third party or second party inspector carried out the inspection, then he/she must provide an inspection visit report to its customer. The inspection visit report must have some characteristics, which are explained here.

Certificate of Inspection - This provides you information about the Certificate of Inspection (COI).