Blog by author Andrea Krug Iqubal

Iqubal Pannu

Iqubal Pannu is a Senior Solutions Consultant at AEB (International) Ltd. He has considerable consultancy and project management experience within carrier management solutions, advising companies ranging from SMEs to major multi-national corporations on solutions for optimising their supply chain performance within global trade and logistics. His international experience includes work in North America,…

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Brexit: Being ready for any scenario and moving forward with digitisation

The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union at 11pm on March 29. Yet we’re still no wiser as to if, how and under what conditions this is going to happen. Faced with this uncertainty, how can companies prepare?

How to build a Smarter Border

Whether there will be a hard Brexit or no Brexit at all, the borders between countries in Europe and elsewhere are probably on course for a massive shift toward advanced technologies.

Clear the track for digital customs management

Innovative IT is changing the way businesses manage their customs processes and service providers. What is the current state of affairs,and what are the prospects for the future? A new study has the answers.

No-deal Brexit and its impact on EU-only traders

In September 2018, the government published letters of advice and guidance for EU-only traders in the UK, outlining how a no-deal Brexit might affect them. How should companies prepare for customs procedures they’ve never been exposed to before?

The art of product classification

Sifting through dozens of sections, chapters, and subheadings in the tariff nomenclature to find the right code: Classifying products tends to be a complicated process requiring high levels of expertise. Here’s how to simplify things.

Choosing and integrating the right customs broker – a key ingredient for global traders

Many global trading companies outsource their customs management to customs brokers. What are the key aspects for broker selection, and how can businesses recognise and reduce the risks involved?

Attention traders: UCC check-point, benefit, burden, and deadlines

It’s been just over a year since the Union Customs Code (UCC) came into force. It’s been rather quiet since then – what’s the latest? And what impact does it have on everyday business?

Brexit studies confirm urgent need for action to modernise global trade and logistics processes

What is the impact of Brexit and digitisation on the existing skills shortage in global trade and logistics? How are your company and your supply chain prepared for it? The pressure for UK businesses is on to reassess their priorities.

Benefits of broker integration and centralised clearance under the Union Customs Code

Do you handle your customs processes in-house or are they outsourced? What’s your current volume of EU shipments versus exports? Have you integrated your brokers? Do you reap the benefits of centralised clearance under the Union Customs Code?

Before or after Brexit: why supply chain success depends on global trade and customs procedures

Increasing global security concerns, ever-stricter bans and restrictions, upcoming changes in light of Brexit: why companies should scrutinise any customs barriers blocking their global logistics workflows now and in the future.

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