Comprehensive controls from producer to shop

Logistics service provider in the QS scheme

Logistics service providers who transport or store fruit and vegetables can also participate in the QS scheme. Their participation in the scheme indicates that their processes are monitored by independent auditors.

The QS requirements focus on hygiene and traceability pave the way for practice-oriented quality assurance.

Become a QS scheme participant

Are you a logistics company transporting fruit, vegetables or potatoes and would like to participate in the QS scheme? Here you will find detailed information on participating in the QS scheme.

QS Agreements

QS actively promotes cooperation with other standard owners across national borders, so that everyone can rely on each other. In the interests of food and feed safety, QS maintains a close exchange with the standard owners- a good basis for joint further development. 

Logistics | International

IFS Logistics, IFS Food, IFS Cash&Carry/Wholesale sowie GMP

QS recognizes IFS Logistics IFS Food or IFS Cash&Carry/Wholesale certificates for logistics services in the QS scheme.

For the transport of unpacked, loose potatoes and onions as bulk goods or goods in bulk packs, the right to deliver into the QS system can also be obtained by a certification according to the QS guideline Feed Sector (production scope road transport) or certification according to GMP+ (scope road transport).

The participation via a recognized certificate takes place by the responsible certification body entering the runtime of the IFS or GMP+ certificate in the QS database.

Further information can be found in the document Steps to becoming a scheme participant - Logistics.


Juliane Weinmann



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