As the leading customs expert in Europe, we can offer you individual customs solutions tailored to the specific demands of transport and logistics companies. Our customs specialists can advise you on the following topics:
Customs Challenges | Transport & Logistics
Logistics and transportation companies often struggle with their customs clearance due to complex customs processes as well as ongoing changes in customs regulations and the classification of goods. It is crucial to ensure the correct classification of goods to calculate the correct customs rates and taxes and help use the appropriate trade agreements.
However, when transportation companies lack customs knowledge, they risk making mistakes that can be expensive to redeem.
Another hurdle when it comes to customs clearance is the preparation of customs documents, which can be lengthy and have to be filled out precisely, since errors or incompleteness can lead to delays and penalties.
Import and export compliance represents another challenge for logistics and transportation companies, as destination countries have different regulations that must be met. Companies that are unable to comply with these regulations can face heavy fines and delays in transportation.
Customs Solutions | Transport and Logistics
Customs Support offers expert customs advise and services to improve customs processes in the transport and logistics industry, enabling them to overcome customs processing challenges.
Our customs experts can advise you on:
- Planning and implementing your customs clearance
- Handling customs formalities and monitoring compliance with import and export regulations
- Classification of goods and determination of customs rates and taxes
- Verification of the accuracy and completeness of customs documents and invoices
- Increasing efficiency and reducing operating costs through a fast and effective customs process in logistics
Frequently Asked Questions | Transport and Logistics
What are the main challenges logistics and transportation businesses face when it comes to customs clearance?
Complex customs regulations and the need for seamless coordination of logistic service processes makes customs clearance in the transport and logistic industry challenging. Work with our customs experts - they have extensive industry knowledge and can offer you customised solutions to overcome your challenges.
How does Customs Support help transport and logistics companies with customs clearance?
Our customs experts support transportation companies with the processing of customs formalities, the monitoring of import and export regulations and the classification of goods. In addition, they can assist with the preparation of customs documents and advise on compliance with industry-specific regulations, significantly helping streamline the customs clearance process.
How can I ensure that my transport and logistic service processes run smoothly?
Smooth customs processes in the logistic service industry rely on comprehensive expertise and specific industry knowledge. Our customs experts offer individual solutions to to help meet your specific requirements and optimise your customs processes. By monitoring and controlling your customs processes with our state-of-the-art technology, we can minimise the risk of delays or penalties.
How can digital technologies streamline my customs operations in the logistics service industry?
Our digital technologies allow us to provide timely and accurate customs services that help optimise customs clearance processes in the logistic service industry. Our customs specialists use state-of-the-art customs software to automate and speed up customs processes, reducing the risk of delays or penalties for our customers.
What are the benefits of full-service customs services for transportation companies?
Full-service customs services can offer transportation companies tailored solutions to help them handle their customs matters efficiently and smoothly. Using the latest customs software and expertise, our Customs Support experts can deliver timely and accurate results, helping you save time and money.
Transport & Logistics
Brexit: Upcoming Changes in Border Control in the United Kingdom
Since Brexit started, there has been no change in how companies in the European Union should handle importing goods from the United Kingdom. The European Union opted for complete border control from the immediate start of Brexit. The British Government chose a phased approach for companies exporting from the United Kingdom or importing into the United Kingdom.
Customs Support expands footprint with the acquisition of Bell Transport & Logistics in Ireland
Customs Support, the #1 neutral and digital partner for customs declarations in Europe, announces the acquisition of Bell Transport & Logistics Ltd (Bell) and Clearing Customs UK. This acquisition marks Customs Support’s expansion to Ireland as one further step of its ambition to become the leading customs partner for clients across Europe.
Customs Support expands European footprint to the Nordics with the acquisition of SA-TU Logistics in Finland
Customs Support, the #1 neutral and digital partner for customs declarations in Europe, announces the acquisition of SA-TU Logistics Oy. The commitment of Customs Support to being in close presence to its clients is hereby strengthened. This acquisition marks Customs Support’s ambition to become the leading customs partner for clients across Europe.
Upcoming Changes to the Harmonised System per 2022: What You Need to Know
Determination of the customs classification for goods is essential to ensure that goods are correctly classified according to the harmonised system used worldwide. Customs classification is also essential because it is linked to:
Importing Into the Netherlands From the United Kingdom: The CVB Procedure
When you import goods into the Netherlands from the United Kingdom, it is no longer possible to make an import declaration before the goods have been unloaded. There is a new import procedure called Container Vrijgave Bericht (CVB), which translates into Container Release Message.
How to increase the efficiency of your logistics operation
There are different ways in which companies can drive down cost. One of them is increasing your loads to minimize empty kilometres. Another way is to benefit from the knowledge of customs specialists from Customs Support. Both companies will help you tackle inefficient logistics and waiting times at borders.