Pre-shipment inspection or PSI

Pre-shipment inspection or PSI

pre-shipment inspection services are designed to protect the interests of buyers in their international pchasing programs. The intervention is an essential part of an international transaction where documented proof of quality and quantity are a requirement of the payment terms. Typically, a service portfolio would contain one or more of the following services at a supplier's manufacturing or loading location:

  • verification of raw or semi-manufactured materials
  • sampling and analysis
  • Staged production inspection
  • Determination of quantity
  • Labeling and documentation control
  • Finished product inspection
  • Packing and marking inspection
  • Supervision of stuffing into containers
  • Photographic reporting
  • Complete final reporting