Our Service Sectors

Agriculture Service Sector

We provide supervision, inspection, testing and Auditing services to agriculture and related fields for the customers across the various stages of the supply chain based as per their contractual and technical requirements through a team of highly specialized, experienced individuals. Over a period of time the nature and number of such services have grown considerably.

Agriculture produce division services include:

  • Procurement Supervision.
  • Weighing of cargo.
  • Systematic Sampling of cargo.
  • Laboratory Testing and Certification.
  • Inspection of cleanliness and load worthiness of vessel hatch, hold and containers.
  • Loading and Discharge Supervision of bulk and container cargo.
  • Damage Surveys.
  • Warehouse Inspection.

Special services to deputation of experts abroad on special assignments, loss assessment services during handling and transport, processing plant audit and assessment, stock verification for periodic inventory check, preparation of techno commercial reports.

The above services are provided for an array of Agricultural, Food & Soft commodities ranging from Grains, Pulses, Feed and Feeding stuff, Spices, Fibres, Liquids, Sugar,etc.

Consumer Goods Service Sector

QSS offers a range of services across 2 broad categories of Consumer Goods namely,

  • Consumer Non Durables – Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
  • Soft Goods

Our Consumer Non Durables team has the expertise to provide quality and quantity services for Edible Items (perishable items such as frozen fruits & vegetables, meat, sea food & processed food items) and Water.

Food Service Sector 

Inspection & Verification Services across the supply chain through

  • Initial Product Inspection (IPI)
  • Visual Inspection of produce for parameters like freshness,discolouration of product, green colouration, infestation, etc.
  • During Production Check (DUPRO)
  • Verification of Assembly.
  • Identification/Checking of markings during process.
  • Inspection of packaging and labelling.
  • Random Weight Checks of frozen products.
  • Final Random Inspection (FRI)
  • Visual detailed final check of randomly selected produce against required quality and quantity parameters.
  • Loading Supervision
  • Inspection of empty containers for cleanliness.
  • Checking of Temperature for refrigerated and frozen products.
  • Checking of visual quality and quantity of produce.
  • Stuffing Supervision – packaging and labelling.
  • Sealing of Containers.
  • Provision of Photographic Evidence across various stages as required.

Water Service Sector

No other substance is more essential a component of life other than Water. It covers nearly 70% of this planet. It is a powerful solvent, carrier of dissolved salts, nutrients, minerals and trace elements. Water Quality is most commonly assessed for its potable nature - safety for human consumption and contact, its effect on the environment and its nature/purpose of use.

At QSS we provide Sampling and a range of Laboratory Testing Services that help you to accurately determine the physical & chemical parameters of Water thereby ascertaining any contamination and ultimately demonstrating compliance with the various regulatory authority requirements for use.

Our Testing capabilities include:

  • Aggregate Organic Analysis for parameters such BOD, COD, Dissolved Oxygen, Oil & Grease.
  • Inorganic Non-metallic Constituents Analysis such as Chloride, Fluoride, Nitrates such as NO2 & NO3, pH, Phosphate, Residual Chlorine, Silica as SiO2, Sulphate as SO4 and Sulphide.
  • Metal Analysis for elements such as Boron, Calcium, Carbonates such as HCO3, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium, and Sodium.
  • Analysis of Physical and Aggregate properties such as Acidity, Alkalinity, Bicarbonates as HCO3, Colour, Conductivity, M-Alkalinity as CaCO3, Odour, P - Alkalinity as CaCO3, Suspended Solids, Total Dissolved Solids, Total Hardness and Turbidity.

Engineering Service Sector

Our Engineering Division Services cover all types of inspection activities in various sectors namely General Engineering Industry, Telecom Industry, Foundries, Power & Energy Sector, Electrical and Electronic Industries, Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Cement Industry, Automobile Industry, Material Handling equipments, Oil & Gas Sector, etc.

Some of the specific services are listed below:
  • Pre-qualification / Pre-award survey.
  • Procurement Inspection of all engg: Mechanical/ Electrical.
  • Expediting & Progress Reporting
  • Design Verification & Drawing Approval - This service is offered for Power and distribution transformers, pressure vessels and material handling equipments such as Cranes, Fork Lifts etc.
  • NDT Service in RT, UT, MPT, PT  & Evaluation.
  • Audits/ Surveys of Plants, Projects, Natural Gas and Distribution Networks
  • Project site supervision & inspection for Erection & Commissioning, etc.
  • Inspection & supervision of Heavy Steel Structure, Transmission Towers, etc during Fabrication & Erection.
  • Inspection of Explosives.
  • Supervision of packing, marking, stuffing, loading and unloading.
  • Witnessing of type tests.
  • Deputation of experts for overseas inspection and supervision work.
  • Stage-wise and final inspection of
    • Power and distribution transformers, sub-station equipments, HV & LV switch gear and control panels.
    • Material handling equipments like all EOT cranes, Conveyors, Gear Boxes etc.
    • Pressure Vessels, Heat Exchangers, Boilers, Boiler Equipments etc.

Hydrocarbons Service Sector

Today’s Oil & Gas Sector is continuously evolving with the ever-increasing demand due to voracious consumption patterns. The global crude oil production is characteristically on the decline. Hardly any confidence is being generated considering the conservative figures reflected on the existing deposits front. Keeping this in mind and the surging demand, the existing reserves need to be utilized prudently and with utmost safety.

We at QSS provide a wide range of inspection services provided to ascertain Quality, and safety to reduce risks across the various stages of supply and demand across the Oil & Gas sector through a team of highly trained technical experts.

Our scopes have included:

  • Inspection Services for Cross Country Oil & Gas Pipeline & City Gas Distribution set up.
  • Inspection during project construction/ Shut down for Petrochemical Industry, Refineries and Fertilizer Plants.
  • Stage wise inspection during Fabrication of Tank, Pressure Vessel, Reactor, Heat Exchange, etc.
  • Technical Safety audit of Cross Country Hydrocarbon Pipeline & its utilities.
  • Technical Safety audit of City Gas distribution network including CNG stations -Domestic, Commercial & Industrial Consumers of Natural Gas.
  • Safety audit of Emergency Response & Disaster Management Plan (ERDMP) of Hydrocarbon pipeline & City Gas Distribution Networks.

Laboratories Service Sector

QSS laboratories offer the much-needed independent and impartial assistance to your business in the form of most reliable and accurate analytical results with a rapid turn around. Our laboratories undertake product evaluation to ascertain the product conformity to the specifications and standards as required by the local and international norms across the various stages such as exploration, prospecting, processing and delivery through shipment.

We offer a range of testing services through a team of appropriately and highly experienced professionals who are adept with time-tested classical analysis and the modern instrumental methods.

All our laboratories are governed by the QSS quality system based as per ISO/IEC 17025:2005.The main laboratories testing Agriculture and Minerals & Ores are approved and accredited by NABL and EIC.

Metals, Minerals, Ores & Chemicals Service Sector

QSS provides a wide range of services to the Metals, Minerals, Ores and Chemicals sectors.

We offer Inspection, Supervision, Sampling, Testing services as required for

  • Minerals, Ores & Concentrates (Iron Ore – Lumps & Pellets, Manganese Ore, Chrome Ores, etc.)
  • Energy Minerals (Coal, Coke, Met Coke, etc.)
  • Industrial Minerals (Bentonite, Gypsum, Salt, Soda Ash, Talc, Zeolite, etc)
  • Raw materials for Cement, Steel & Fertilizer Industries
  • Raw and finished Fertilizers
  • Building Stones (Granite, Limestone, Marble, Sandstone, Slate, etc.)
  • Steel & Scrap Metal
  • Chemicals

Our regular scopes include:

  • Supervision of sampling at mine heads and delivery ends.
  • Onsite quality testing laboratories.
  • Load port / Disport Quality & Quantity Inspection & Supervision
  • Quantity (Weight & Numbers) determination, verification and assessments such as Draught Survey (Initial, Intermediate & Final), Tally.
  • Stuffing & Loading Supervision.
  • Inspection of cleanliness and load worthiness of vessel hatch/hold containers, as applicable.
  • Transportable Moisture Limit (TML) Assessments.
  • Inspection of packaging type and condition, checking marking & labelling, damage to units, stowage, etc. Visual survey for units at point of loading to match purchase order specifications.
  • Supervision for standardization / bagging / packing - Loss assessment of bulk / bagged material during handling, transit and transportation.
  • Sampling and sample preparation across various stages of transport and storage.
  • Laboratory Testing, Analysis and Certification for various quality parameters.
  • Stock verification for periodic inventory checks – out turn reports.
  • Provision of Photographic Evidence across various stages as required.
Over the last few years QSS has emerged as one of the leading independent third party surveyors in the mineral sector both locally and internationally.

Oils & Fats Service Sector

Considered as one of the most essential and sensitive commodities in present day trade scenario, Oils & Fats requires special attention when Quality is a requisite. The significant global rise in consumption of Oils & Fats in various forms of dietary and industrial applications has become an indicator of a country’s growth. High quality production requires high quality procurement, process and supply control. QSS provides a range of Inspection, Supervision, Sampling and Testing services.

Our Scope includes:

  • Pre Discharge Inspection of cleanliness, load worthiness and emptiness for vessel tanks, shore tanks, railway wagons, tank lorries and flexi tank containers.
  • Pre Discharge Inspection of cleanliness of connected lines and shorelines.
  • Ullaging / sounding of ship’s tanks - determining the quantity on board on arrival prior discharge.
  • Loading and Discharge Supervision for vessels, rakes, flexi tank containers and tank lorries.
  • Systematic Sampling of Liquid Cargo.
  • Gauging of shore tanks before and after receipt of the product and to determine the final net receipt quantity from the vessel.
  • Laboratory Testing and Certification for various parameters.
  • Sealing of shore tanks, outlets, manholes and tank lids of tank lorries.
  • Delivery Supervision from installations.
  • Assessment of daily opening/closing stock.

We have provided combinations of above services across the country for a variety of Oils & Fats such as Crude Palm Oil (CPO), Crude Degummed Soyabean Oil (CDSBO), Canola Oil, Crude Sunflower Oil (CSFO), Crude Palm Kernel Oil (CPKO), Rapeseed Oil, Refined Palm Olien, RBD Palm Oil, Refined Soyabean Oil (RSBO), Kacchi Ghani Mustard Oil (KGMO), Crude Palm Stearin (CPS), Palm Fatty Acid Distillate (PFAD), Olive Oil, Sunflower Oil, Linseed Oil, Coconut Oil, Sesame Oil, Rice Bran Oil, Safflower Oil, etc.