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Sample Picking


Sample Picking

Service Scope

As the world’s leading inspection, testing and verification company, SGS offers a dedicated quality assurance team to conduct sample picking for local and international testing.

Our QA team collects, verifies, and seals samples at factory premises for onward dispatch for testing and other purposes. The samples are dispatched to the destination with unique SGS identity stickers to ensure safe arrival. For your peace of mind, our QA team adheres to the SGS compliance and integrity policy throughout the sample picking process.

Remark: SGS does not verify authenticity of any Brand/Trademark of products. Client must check if the product is genuine with the Brand/Trademark owner directly.

Technical Specification

  • Verifies the product against the specification and/or reference sample.
  • Validates the quantity against the manufacturing processes
  • Selects and picks samples randomly without bias.

Strengths & benefits

Global Coverage 
More than 1600 inspectors operating in 80+ countries providing worldwide coverage in all main sourcing location.

Continuous Services Excellence
Full dedicated team in charge of monitoring performance and integrity.
Smart use of digital innovation to monitor inspectors activity.
Innovative spirit to ensure continuous operation even under difficult time or situation.

Local Expertise 
Our inspection team is experienced and regularly trained to ensure up to date technical knowledge and customer procedures.

Order flow

1. Request A Quote

Complete the form to get an initial quote online

2. Confirm Quote

Confirm requirement, scope and schedule to finalize the quote

3. Arrange Payment

Arrange bank transfer payment and send record to us

4. Onsite Service

Conduct service based on committed schedule

5. Receive Report

Receive our audit report and certificate


Sample Picking is aim to pick and seal dedicated production samples for factory to send to lab for specific test if needed.

SGS inspection service is to check the product quality on site against the reference sample/confirmed specification & requirements/Purchase Order & packing instruction. The experienced inspector will check the product quality visually, perform function test and verify the requirements as stated in the specification and Purchase Order.

SGS Inspection Team has equipped with Global network and capability, supporting to arrange loading/ unloading supervision at required location from our nearest branch.

5-7 working days in general

  • Manufactory information (name, location)
  • Product info (Photos, Specifications, PO, Quantity, Packing instruction, User Manual if available)
  • Special Requirement (If any)

On the next working day after sample picking.

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