Over 20 years of assisting ambitious companies in their international flows 

Experience - Typology of clients and services

  • Customs valuation review and ruling request (a.o. contracts, import docs, etc.) for global group with UK legal entity with Belgian imports - UK  - manufacturing industry - > 2BIO of turnover worldwide
  • VAT compliance activities (establishment and filing of VAT returns in Belgium and France, refund of input VAT in France and other EU countries). 
  • AEO assistance (self assessment review, procedures, customs trainings and regularization) - BE - manufacturing industry/services industry-  ranging from 1MIO locally to > 2BIO turnover worldwide
  • Customs audit, training, set-up of customs procedures and classification master data management - > 15 MIO of turnover - manufacturing industry 
  • Conception and providing customs awareness trainings for EU managers - BE express courier  - top 4 in sector 
  • Customs compliance audits in textile, chemical and aerospace industry
  • Customs strategic advice for determining future manufacturing countries based on existing and soon to be adopted EU FTA countries - BE - manufacturing industry - > 80MIO turnover
  • Customs strategic advice for determining set-up of systems re. shipments from HUBs located in and out the EU  - BE - textiles industry - > 2BIO turnover
  • Determining the classification of all sales goods and raw materials via a classification tree - Addressing issues on preferential or non-preferential origin 
  • project management re. worldwide project on packaging requirements - BE - manufacturing industry - > 200MIO turnover 
  • Excise review - BE - beverage industry - > 120MIO turnover 
  • Coaching customs managers with financial, legal and customs advice
  • Managing multi-country inquiries on customs and trade related matters (e.g. US, PL, CZ, TH, MA, etc.) by using a global network of trustworthy partners in customs. 
  • Temporary assignments - acting customs manager ad interim

Services rendered 

  • Customs and excise duty refund applications
  • Customs and excise company audits identifying risks (brexit) and opportunities to save money in your daily operations;
  • Review of international contracts to save unnecessary duty payment;
  • Assisting in master data management projects (classification, origin and customs value)
  • Addressing issues on preferential or non-preferential origin, 'made in'- determination, and supplier declarations;
  • Tailor-made in-house training of your logistics, purchase, sales and finance professionals on key aspects of international trade
  • Temporary replacement of your company's customs function
  • Assisting in obtaining an AEO authorization, writing procedures, setting up internal controls
  • Providing strategic advice on landed costs when developing your international expansion
  • Coaching your customs or logistics professionals with top tier legal advice  
  • Providing you with access to a network of trustworthy partners in customs, excise, tax and logistics services around the world
  • Temporary assignments when implementing ambitious ERP systems in an international environment;