In the SCM, the financial flow of goods from the producer of the raw material to the Swiss importer must be recorded. The registration of the import in the SCM takes place as soon as the goods are cleared by the importer in Switzerland (physical import).
Exporter = last financial owner outside of Switzerland
Importer = first financial owner in Switzerland
Bio Suisse = Import Team
Inspection body = certifying agency (national / abroad)
The inspection body has access to all of its customers’ transactions or can request a download to Bio Suisse. During the annual inspection the data are used for the purpose of traceability.