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Ligentia secures AEO status to ensure supply chain security and benefits across the EU

This year Ligentia was proud to have achieved AEO accreditation. Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status is internationally recognised, allowing Ligentia to be acknowledged as a “preferred forwarder”. This opens opportunities within a network of accredited, vetted suppliers and transporters.

As Brexit looms, customs will focus their attention towards companies that are opening their international supply chain to risk. On a practical level, while not restricted to the EU, AEO status means that items pass through customs as quickly as possible, requiring fewer physical and document checks at borders.

But as HMRC extends its focus to trade between the UK and the EU, what are the advantages?

The advantages brought about by AEO have efficiency, productivity and profits at their core. Faster customs checks, a global network of improved suppliers and a certificate of reliability and safety will offer considerable benefits to our customers.

Post-Brexit – managing to ensure that the majority of shipments pass through supply-chains swiftly will be key to achieving global trade ambitions. This will bring AEO certification evermore into prominence, especially as HMRC advises that currently over 90% of global applications are rejected.

In achieving full accreditation, Ligentia continues to evolve as a global logistics provider delivering world-class solutions in Freight Forwarding and Supply Chain Management.

For more information contact your dedicated account manager or emailsales@uk.ligentia.com

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