Customs Challenges | Manufacturing

Customs clearance can be a challenging topic for manufacturing companies, as many struggle with complying with customs regulations in the increasingly complex world of international trade, where laws are constantly changing. This is why it is crucial that manufacturers ensure that their customs documents are filled out correctly and required customs duties and taxes are paid. Otherwise, mistakes or carelessness can result in delays, penalties or even loss of goods.

Besides managing their customs, manufacturers must also deal with other aspects of international trade, such as packaging, transportation and insurance of goods and merchandise, which makes customs clearance time-consuming and resource-intensive.

If customs clearance is done incorrectly and customs authorities should find irregularities or the absence of important documents, e.g. certificates of origin, customs penalties can occur.

Customs Solutions | Manufacturing

Our Customs Support experts know how to successfully advise manufacturing businesses, enabling them to overcome customs processing challenges.

Our customs services include:

  • Consultation and preparation of customs documents, permits and certificates for manufacturers.
  • Assistance in complying with regulations and requirements in international trade.
  • Monitoring and control of customs formalities during the transportation of goods.
  • Customs processing for manufacturers to minimise risks and challenges in customs clearance.

Frequently Asked Questions | Manufacturing

How can manufacturing companies benefit from customs advice tailored to their specific industries' needs?

Manufacturing companies can leverage the expertise of Customs Support experts, who are well-versed in the specific customs requirements and regulations in their industry. This can help them optimise their customs processing and ensure they are compliant with current regulations.

What type of companies can benefit from Customs Support services that are tailored to the manufacturing industry?

Companies that produce or manufacture goods that are traded across borders can benefit from customs services and advice for manufacturing businesses. This includes companies from different industries such as electronics, textiles, mechanical engineering and many others.

What customs documents must manufacturing businesses present when importing and exporting goods?

The customs documents that manufacturing businesses are required to present can vary depending on the type of goods being transported and their destination. Typically, documents can include commercial invoices, customs declarations, delivery bills, certificates of origin and waybills. Manufacturers should be aware of the documents required by them to avoid delays or problems during customs clearance.

What are the benefits of working with our full-service customs experts?

Working with a full-service customs expert offers manufacturing businesses a range of benefits, such as: efficient and smooth customs processing, customised one-stop solutions, industry-specific customs consulting, digital innovations and an EU-wide network that can assist them in international customs matters. Overall, working with Customs Support allows manufacturers to save time and costs, enabling them to focus on their core business.

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