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Business ServiceWe provide resources and information to help Canadians get their businesses going and growing. BASF Business Services GmbH is a wholly-owned group company of BASF SE, whose service portfolio ranges from managing and operating supply chain and logistics, designing and optimizing business processes throughout the value chain to the consulting, development and operation of IT systems. 1,700 of the approximately 2,000 employees work at the Ludwigshafen site (as of December 31, 2016). BASF Business Services, whose headquarters are located in the south of Ludwigshafen, has 14 sites in Europe. The BASF subsidiary is certified according to the international quality management standard ISO 9001:2008 and through BASF SE is certified according to the international information security management standard ISO 27001:2013.

For referral-service entrepreneurs-who act as a “welcome wagon” to newcomers-getting to know new as well as existing businesses pays off in more ways than one. Local companies pay to get their services introduced to newcomers, while these new customers pay for a little friendly advice.

Sometimes, it takes a little more than a kick of the tires to evaluate a used car. With some basic diagnostic equipment and mechanical know-how, however, used-car inspectors can help steer clients away from “lemons.” Developing a roster of appreciative customers puts you on the road to referrals-and success.

Our wealth of experience in this area has imbued the importance of understanding the relationships between technology and business operations, quality, cost, health of service and the resultant impact of these factors in various enterprise sectors – a quality that will undoubtedly benefit your business.

The Services Directive allows business service providers to more easily establish in another EU country or provide services across borders. This Directive covers a large number of business services but there are exceptions such as private security services, temporary work agency services and notarial services.