MSC label

MSC label

Conscious consumers pay close attention to labels on packaging, especially when it comes to food products. Sustainable fishing is a big topic, and one way of ensuring that fish products have environmental sustainability certifications is to look for an MSC label on the packaging. How to get the MSC certification? Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Marine …

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TEU and FEU in shipping

TEU FEU

There are many terms in shipping that newcomers have to learn. When looking for a container to ship products in, you can come across terms like TEU and FEU. What does TEU and FEU mean? TEU and FEU in shipping TEU and FEU are terms in shipping. There are used to describe container sizes that …

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G-Mark

G-Mark

Electronical and electrical equipment and toys are some of the most regulated products in various markets. Typically, to prove that such products comply with local regulations, they meet the requirements and bear an appropriate mark. In the Gulf Cooperation Council market, this marking is G-Mark. Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is …

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What is FAIRTRADE?

Fairtrade mark

Nowadays, manufacturing practices lead to increased overexploiting of Earth’s natural resources. Consumers want to “buy wisely” and know the origin of the products they choose. They want to be sure that these products have been produced in an ecological and humanitarian way. A FAIRTRADE mark guarantees consumers all of that. The FAIRTRADE certification confirms that …

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Energy label in the EU

energy

When choosing household appliances, electronics, and other equipment of this type, most consumers pay attention to its energy efficiency. They prefer models that consume less energy since they are cheaper to run. In the European Union, the energy label informs about the product’s energy efficiency. When are energy labels required in the EU, and how …

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UL Mark

UL mark

UL (Underwriters Laboratories) is a leading company in terms of product safety. It provides the highest standards for products carrying their mark through testing, certification, and inspection. UL aims to ensure both workers’ and customers’ safety. Products that pass the UL certification procedure can be recognized by the affixed UL mark. It is particularly intended …

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PSE Certification

PSE certification

Safety in Japan is very important, which also impacts the technology products sold in the country. In order to be able to successfully enter one of the largest consumer electronics markets in the world, manufacturers and importers must ensure that their electronic and electrical devices comply with mandatory standards. This article will discuss the necessary …

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KC – Korea Certification

KC certification

South Korea is one of the world’s most important and innovative industrialized countries. Many products entering the South Korean market must be tested and certified in order to be introduced to the market. Every manufacturer exporting products to South Korea needs to be familiar with KC certification as it is the only product quality certification …

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LUCID

LUCID

In Europe, packaging is subject to extended producer responsibility (EPR). When “producers” place packaged goods onto the market, they also assume responsibility for ensuring that the packaging damages the environment as little as possible and pay fees. This is where LUCID comes in. LUCID is a packaging register in Germany and it applies to everyone …

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Carrier and freight forwarder – differences

Carrier and freight forwarder

There are many types of companies in the transport, forwarding, and logistics sectors, such as freight forwarders, carriers, and logistic companies. The activity scope of the companies may overlap, but there are some differences. This article will look at two companies (or persons) – a carrier and freight forwarder. Carrier and freight forwarder What is …

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