Theme: Digital

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How our neutrality empowers your business for success

What exactly are the benefits of working with a neutral customs partner? In a world full of biases, maintaining neutrality has become an invaluable virtue. Discover how working with a neutral customs partner is the key to upgrading your customs functions in this article.

Neutrality
Digital
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Blockchain: The future of customs and supply chains

The potential of blockchain in Customs processes could mean improved compliance, trade facilitation or fraud detection - enabling fluent supply chains globally.

A chain with a digital backround
Digital
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The story of Portmade

The Customs Support Family keeps growing. In July 2022, we welcomed Portmade as a new member in Belgium. Portmade has been active in the customs industry since 1987 when it was still a department of CMB Transport, a Belgian shipping company. 

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Belgium
Portmade
The Netherlands
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Trade Deals Around the World: A Recap of 2022’s Digital Agreements

Trade Deals Around the World is our periodic update, which gives you a quick and easy overview of what has been happening in the many trade deal negotiations worldwide. In this month’s edition, we’ll be giving you an overview of the digital trade deals of 2022 and what you might see in 2023.

Technology and our world - special edition world trade news
Digital
World Trade
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Digitalisation: The Secret to Staying Ahead in a Changing World

From taxing merchants in ancient times to gathering statistics and protecting economies, customs is always evolving. Recent years have not only been about evolution, though. They’ve been about revolution.

Your New Digital Experience Awaits
Digital
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Are you ready for ICS2?

Customs systems across the world are evolving, driven by changes in technology, consumer behaviour, and security requirements. The European Union’s Import Control System (ICS), which was launched in 2010, is the latest target for development.

ICS2
Digital
ICS2
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3D Printing: The Future of Trade?

The manufacture of plastic goods has become more available since the development of 3D printers. Where you previously needed to design, test and use moulds in a factory, you can now send a digital file to your 3D printer.

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Digital
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EU Centralised Clearances: An Evolution

Digitalisation is changing how companies and industries worldwide perform, leading to a customs clearance evolution.

EU Centralised Clearances: an Evolution (Evolution, from Ape to Technology)
Centralised Clearances
Digital
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Artificial Intelligence: How it can Impact Customs Operations

As a leading digital customs broker, we are constantly looking for new technologies and innovations and analysing potential impacts on our operations and customers. One of the developments we are closely following is artificial intelligence. 

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Digital
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The Internet of Things and customs

As companies and governments work to achieve net-zero carbon, communicate more effectively, and protect people’s data, technology is rapidly advancing around the world, the customs industry is also making strides in innovation.

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CDS
Digital
United Kingdom