EPAL Certification - The European Pallet Association
What is EPAL Certification?
As an international association, the European Pallet Association e.V. (EPAL) is responsible for organizing the EPAL Euro pallet exchange pool. EPAL Euro pallets are the cornerstone of industrial and retail supply chains in Europe.
The EPAL brand stands for quality, safety and sustainability in logistics.There are currently approximately 625 million EPAL Euro pallets and approximately 20 million EPAL Box pallets in circulation making the EPAL Euro pallet exchange pool the biggest open pallet exchange pool in the world.
More than 1,550 EPAL licensees produce and repair EPAL Euro pallets and other EPAL load carriers globally.
EPAL awards licences to carefully checked producers and repairers. These undergo continual and independent inspections by external companies (Bureau Veritas, China Certification & Inspection Group, CCIC). Thus, EPAL is able to ensure consistently high quality worldwide for its EPAL pallets and box pallets.
Benefits of EPAL Certification
Who can be certified EPAL Certification?
Document required for EPAL Certification
The extent of Documented Information differs as per:
Role of Shamkris and Process of EPAL Certification
Shamkris adopts a results-oriented approach to compliance product certification, A simple & practical method of product certification organization in timely compliance and fulfills the product certification requirement. Shamkris support 100% on documentation required to comply with product certification either by self-certification or notify body certification to depend on directives.
The implementation process is described below: