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The American River Group of Companies and 

SGS Audit & Inspection Services Join Forces!



The American River Group of Companies is proud to announce our proprietary strategic alliance and business partnership with SGS, the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company.


This fusion of international trade compliance expertise will serve as a professional resource to global trading companies around the world bringing innovative and state of the art resolution to global trade challenges.


Global compliance management and security supply chain verification's are a major responsibility of companies involved with international trade. The ability to conduct onsite trade compliance verification's, global supply chain security validations and social compliance affirmations is critical to the good standing of any global trade participant.

American River Group of Companies/SGS Audit & Inspection Services are proud to announce brand new service offerings as an extended representation of a company's ability to demonstrate evidence of implementation regarding the following responsibilities:

Foreign C-TPAT Supplier Security Site Assessments
Foreign C-TPAT Factory/Vendor/Distributor Risk Assessments
Foreign Security Onsite Threat Awareness Training
Foreign Onsite Factory Eligibility Assessments for Free Trade Agreement Qualifications
Foreign Factory/Supplier Social Compliance Verifications and Assessments
Site Inspections for Intellectual Property Rights(IPR)verification of authenticity

The ability for global trading companies to conduct business partner onsite vetting and verification's is a requirement of global trade compliance and supply chain security initiatives around the world. Many companies do not have the resources to conduct these foreign verifications cost effectively.


American River Group of Companies/SGS Audit & Inspection Services provides a cost effective option that eliminates the cost of international travel while providing expert consultation advise for business partner validations and verification's of compliant practices.

Benefits of the Services:

Provide an excellent representation of a company's ability to execute supply chain security controls to minimize the threat of terrorist activity in its supply chain process.


  • Elimination of international trade travel expenses from the corporate bottom line

  • Ability to conduct expert foreign validation visits to foreign suppliers and vendors

For further information about service offerings and to receive a no cost quotation for a foreign supplier site assessment, please contact Rennie Alston, CEO of The American River Group of Companies.

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