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With its extensive experience in port operations, SGS offers a wide range of services to help our clients mitigate risks they might face while importing into or exporting from the United States.

SGS is pleased to announce the opening of a new trade services execution, field operations and agricultural laboratory, in Vancouver, Washington. With its extensive experience in port operations, SGS offers a wide range of services to help our clients mitigate risks they might face while importing into or exporting from the United States.

Our new facility will assist clients at ports across the area with services including:

  • Grain vessel attendance
  • Pre-inspection services
  • Oil tanker attendance
  • Shore tank gauging
  • Probe and/or other types of sampling methods used for railcars, trucks, barges, containers
  • Grain inspection and grading
  • On-Site Grading and Analysis, including, but not limited to:
    • Protein
    • Oil
    • Moisture
    • Mycotoxins
    • Falling Number
  • Bio-Mass
    • Inspection
    • Sampling
    • Analysis

Robert Berguno will be heading operations at this location. He was previously located at SGS US Trade Services headquartered in St. Rose, Louisiana. Rob joined SGS in 2013 and has held positions in both execution and operation groups. His experience will allow SGS US Trade - Pacific Northwest to provide personal customer care, timely results/reporting, and cost savings to our valuable clients in the region.

SGS US Trade Services is ISO 9001:2015 certified and a member of AOCS, GAFTA, and FOSFA and utilizes validated methods of inspection. Our US Trade Services network of laboratories is also ISO 17025 accredited.

For more information regarding our new location and capabilities, please contact:

Thomas (Tom) Sloan
Agriculture and Food | Director, SGS Trade Services, USA
t: +1 504 463 3319
m: +1 319 533 4888

Fulvio Martinez
Communications Manager North America, SGS NAM
m: +(281) 714 6765

ABOUT SGS

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 more than 97,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.