Assist AB was one
of the first who developed systems for electronic sales notes. Please contact us
if you want to facilitate the registration of sales notes from first buyers.
Within EU all sales of fish to
first buyers must be reported to competent authorities within 48 hours, with so
called sales notes.
In Sweden this information is
reported either through a document sent to Swedish Fishery board or through
The electronic report
undergoes certain control routines to insure the quality of the information.
During implementation of
manual or automatic systems for sales notes practical difficulties can sometimes
occur. The reason for this can be the rather large part of 'black' handling and
sales of fish which will be discovered through the registration of these sales
For the authorities it is
quite simple to compare the data from landing/logbook with the data from sales
through a crosschecking function between the different information sources.
That different countries
interprets and treats EU's regulations differently doesn't help the management
for the systems. Germany has for example abolished the middle part the landing
declaration. This has been compensated with the information from the sales. They
have managed this because the sales are very closely linked to the landings.
It is important that the total information
received from the sales notes are used for quota management, but it is equally
important that the quota management also is based on the information not
received on sales notes.
Experience in this area
During 2005-2007 we are