Quality - Certified ISO
Choosing to be certified ISO 9001, Fischer & Rechsteiner shows concretely to strive for total customers’ satisfaction, to optimize their production processes, to be prepared to handle the changes in the market, and to organize their own company to better respond to the expectations and to the requirements of its clients containing operating costs and by developing the feeling that the entire organizational structure work within a continuous improvement can only have benefits for customers and thus for the entire company. (“Costumer satisfaction” questionnaires)
To carry out the activity of international forwarder, above all for the sea traffics, a company must be enrolled in Fiata (Fédération Internationale des Associations de Transitaires et Assimilés) established on 31st May 1926 and located in Zurich. Being individual member of Fiata and having given all the requested guarantees, Fischer & Rechsteiner can issue all the documents with Fiata mark accepted at the CCI – International Chamber of Commerce – (among which the FIATA FCR, FCT, FIATA Bill of Lading) internationally accepted by the banks to negotiate the credits. Fischer & Rechsteiner is directly member of FEDESPEDI (Federazione Nazionale delle Imprese di Spedizioni Internazionali) of Milan.
International Air Transport Association is a trade association of the world-wide airlines handling regular air services, to which over 200 air carriers belong. The air transport industry has developped during the years through the Agents as intermediaries in the several marketplaces. A freight forwarder has traditionally provided the ideal link between the shipper and the airlines. Among other things, the Iata Agent can issue directly the Air Way Bills. In order to obtain and mantain the accreditation as Iata Agent it is necessary to have certain qualifications in order to be registered in the official list of the Iata Agents (qualified staff, financial requirements, suitability of premises and cargo handling equipments, respect of the national rules).The Iata code, complete of Cass code, of Fischer & Rechsteiner is 38.4.7268.001.3.
The Authorized Economic Operator certification was introduced on 1st January 2008 further to the changes brought about by EC Regulations and is valid throughout the European Community. It can be applied to the economic operators who prove to be eligible in terms of reliability and security, since the Customs Authority verifies that customs obligations are fulfilled, accounting criteria are met and the operator is financially solvent. The AEO status allow economic operators to benefit from direct or indirect advantages and facilitations when performing customs operations. For the AEO status to be recognized, a special audit needs to be applied for at the competent Customs Office. In other words, the AEO certification is an internationally recognized quality mark. Fischer & Rechsteiner obtained the Certificate AEO IT AEOC 10 0202 – from 4/02/2010
Fischer & Rechsteiner is accredited at the Customs Administration by the procedure of the indirect representation at the customs as per the inscription at the N. 15 dated 01.10.93 of the register institued as per the ministerial circular N. 223-prot.2287/VIII dated 21.07.1993. In order to make the customs clearance service very fast and professional, our company offer furthermore the benefit of the simplified procedure of customs control directly at our terminal , both for the export and for the import goods, as per the authorization n. MI/181/SR.
Confindustria is the main organization representing the manufacturing and services companies in Italy. Fischer & Rechsteiner is proud to join this association since 1999.
National Register for the Road Transportation of Goods on Third Persons’ Account
The road transportation activity in Italy is controlled by the rules issued by the Department of Transportation providing the compulsory enrolment of the transporters in a specific Register. The illegal activity of road transportation provide sanctions and penalties. In order to offer a more complete service to their customers, Fischer & Rechsteiner are not only forwarders but also haulagers contractors and transporters with their own trucks and trailers. Their enrolment number in the Register is CO/1450294/D.