Read how other companies benefit from working with KGH, learn from insightful articles and discover useful tools that can inspire your work with trade and customs management.
Will BREXIT increase the value of becoming an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO)?
The Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) permit is one of the fundamentals for accessing the simplifications and benefits laid out in the UCC. The UK’s exit from the EU and its customs union could therefore make it even more interesting to investigate the benefits of becoming an AEO. But what are the requirements you need to fulfil? Learn about five key criteria you need to meet when applying for AEO status.
Why special customs procedures need to become standard business practice
At KGH we deal with a lot of customs issues. And, of course, that means our customers are companies that are heavily involved in cross-border trade. But in our experience the connection between customs and this core business is not always as strong as it should be. Sometimes, the connection isn’t made at all. The result often means unnecessary customs costs, dangerous risk and, perhaps worst of all, missed opportunities.
Embrace customs digitalisation
“Embrace the digital change,” says Tove Gustafsson, Chief Technical Officer at KGH Customs Services and the person responsible for the company’s growing digital business. “Companies cannot opt out of the digitalisation that is happening within customs, but they can choose how to tackle it.”
Carconnex N.V. – AEO key to ensure efficient goods flows
Since the introduction of the Union Customs Code (UCC), Carconnex faces additional conditions which have to be met to maintain previously acquired customs licenses. To avoid disruptions in their logistics flows in the long term, it has become clear that Carconnex needs to obtain Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) certification.