“Tradeling, SGS partnership to provide enhanced procurement experience through inspection and certification services for MENA businesses”

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  • Tradeling and SGS will work together to provide a comprehensive range of services for MENA businesses
  • Partnership will ensure that products and services comply with regional regulations & standards

Dubai, UAE: Tradeling, the hyper-growing eMarketplace focused on business-to-business (B2B) transactions in the Middle East & North Africa region has signed a strategic partnership with SGS, world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, to further drive the growth of B2B e-commerce by offering specialised solutions. SGS Gulf Ltd. is an approved certification body with the statutory & regulatory government authorizes in the region to ensure consumer health and safety.

Through this partnership SGS will offer inspection & certification services for businesses listed on Tradeling and offer a roadmap for possible regulatory compliances or certification for any product in a simple and seamless manner. As the leader in providing specialised business solutions that improve quality, safety and productivity and reduce risk, SGS will help Tradeling customers navigate an increasingly regulated world.

Tradeling will offer SGS access to their pool of buyers and customers while creating streamlined processes for clients requests. Both entities will work together to offer additional support to enhance user experience.

Marius Ciavola CEO, Tradeling, said: “This is a significant partnership for Tradeling and our business partner, SGS, is recognised for their global benchmarking of quality. Our team will work closely with experts at SGS, who will provide specialised solutions for our customers across the MENA market to make their business faster, simpler and more efficient. The team will devise a tutorial on certification processes and inspection, which is the core of our business and goods transactions.”

Anand Nair, Director Arabian Peninsula SGS Gulf Ltd., said: “We help businesses grow by providing compliance solutions as per regional and global statutory regulations. Consumer safety and environmental protection remain paramount and at the center of all our initiatives. We are thrilled to join forces with Tradeling with the aim to facilitate inspection, testing and certification for their Emarketplace in the gulf region. We cover the entire supply chain from raw material to final consumption.”

Led by a team of experienced technology startup builders, Tradeling ensures a reliable and smooth trade process in addition to providing logistics and financing solutions. Connecting global suppliers with MENA-based demand, Tradeling leverages advanced technology to optimise the supply chain and creates economic value in addition to mitigating risks.

Tradeling has recorded impressive growth since its launch in April 2020. The digital marketplace showcases tens of thousands of products in 13 verticals ranging from Food & Beverage, Office Supplies, Consumer Electronics, Health & Wellness, Building Materials, among others. Today, Tradeling has more than 10,000 registered buyers and suppliers from over 25 countries.

About Tradeling:

Tradeling is a technology startup with a vision to become the preferred business-to-business eMarketplace in MENA. Led by a team of experienced technology startup builders, with strong financial backing through Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZA), Tradeling is on its mission to become the main search and sourcing tool for buyers across the region.

Tradeling ensures a reliable and smooth trade process in addition to providing logistics and financing solutions. Connecting global suppliers with MENA-based demand, Tradeling leverages advanced technology to optimise the supply chain and creates economic value in addition to mitigating risks. Enabling buyers to find the right products and materials as well as engage with new suppliers and Middle Eastern buyers, Tradeling helps in negotiating prices and delivering end-to-end services for business-to-business trade engagement.

About SGS:

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.