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Why outsource customs and what to expect from a customs partner?
Outsourcing customs handling to specialized customs service providers is repeatedly on the agenda among companies involved in international trade. This consideration is often driven by a lack of internal resources and aspects of compliance or cost. What should be considered in order to be able to make an appropriate entrepreneurial decision?
Customs aspects to consider in your strategic sourcing
Sourcing is at the heart of every company involved in international trade, and as companies develop, the requirements on their strategic sourcing also change. Add to this the events in recent years that have prompted many companies to review how they source and what requirements this places on the supply chain. Customs is a natural part of international trade. If your company changes its sourcing strategy, it may well be beneficial to incorporate customs considerations.
Why you should monitor your commodity codes on a regular basis
How can a forecast major profit margin on imported bicycles end up as a steep loss that leads to bankruptcy? The short answer may be that it’s due to a lack of knowledge and inadequate processes with respect to classification of goods. Let pain become gain by conducting an annual review of your commodity codes to avoid unnecessary costs. With a life cycle management approach, you’ll keep up with the changes in commodity codes and gain a competitive edge in your market.
How to handle customs formalities to ensure efficient EU-UK trade
Customs and border formalities for goods moved between the EU and UK changed in 2021, and this will continue in the course of 2022/2023. Businesses are advised to stay on top of the developments and understand the requirements to avoid delays at the borders.We provide an overview of what you need to be aware of as an economic operator in the EU trading with the UK. Download our guide for customs requirements in EU-UK Trade.