The Associate Members

Chemical Commerce business, depending on their own know-how and the economic interest of including certain activities in their overall offer, decide either to carry out certain functions directly, or otherwise subcontract them, entirely or partly, to outsourced partners.

The fiels concerned will mainly be logistical such as warehousing, transport and the related handling, but can also extend to formulation, product packing, the collecting and recycling of used products, and waste processing …

For the implementation of the functions handled in-house, such firms may also use external supplies :

  • storage equipment and material, road transport, handling, product packing, regeneration, etc …

And draw on the assistance of various specialized service providers :

  • experts and consultants in logistics, quality certification, risk control in terms of safety and/or the environment, analysis laboratories, specialized insurers, de-pollution experts …
  • specialized instructors in the fields …

All these peripheral trades, contributing more or less directly in this way to the have prompted the establishing of “associated membership” of the UFCC, designed to facilitate productive synergy with direct members.