How to deal with customs requirements and global trade?
Our experts will help you maintaining control over your entire supply chain and support you in strategic decisions, whereas in the area of customs procedures, free-trade agreements, export controls, and of course, IT process automation. Our team defends an interdisciplinary and global approach, which integrates end-to-end solutions: from legal support to international transformation projects, including risk assessment and IT-solutions implementation.
We are convinced that all strategic areas of your company can be covered with state-of-the-art technologies. We concentrate on four areas: Processes, people, technology and governance. Our goal is to provide you with tailor-made advice.
Trade flows and customs procedures
Review and optimization of your national and international trade flows and customs procedures.
Regulations in Switzerland and abroad
Review of customs and trade-related regulations relevant to your business on a global scale.
Implementation of solutions for trade compliance, preferential origin and customs clearance. Assessment of software and system health-check. Master data and document management.
Optimization of trade in goods
Immediate advice over the phone
Information for staff via Hotline.
GTS Support Services
Single-Point of contact for troubleshooting and regulatory watch (proactive alerts).
The companies have a lot of catching up to do in the customs area. Resources must be released in order to improve digitisation. The solutions are available, but some companies are unwilling to invest.
There are many challenges in the customs environment: Trade wars, Brexit, international challenges or the DaziT transformation programme. Ultimately, compliance must be ensured from a customs and foreign trade perspective in order to minimise risks.
Simeon L. Probst
Partner Customs & International Trade, PwC Switzerland
Tel: +41 58 792 53 51