Think for a moment about all the valuable assets your business owns – and now think about how you protect them. [Read more…]
Because the ISO 9001 standard relates directly to conformity of products and services to meet customer demands and expectations, managers might be forgiven for thinking of it as a strategic issue, and the preserve of senior management teams. [Read more…]
When it comes to AEO certification, it’s not all about the financial and customs declarations side of things. Whether you’re looking at AEO as a forwarder or an importer/exporter, the security of your operation needs to be scrutinised too. This leaves many people worried about how best to go abut evaluating their readiness for application, but there’s one simple tool that can really help you get a handle on where you’re compliant and where you may be able to improve, and that’s the process flow chart.
Sadly, the glitz and glamour of the festive season are now behind us, but as we step into 2016, there’s no reason not to feel positive. Just like the blank page of a new notebook, you can start 2016 fresh – putting behind you the things that went wrong in 2015, but using them to learn some valuable lessons [Read more…]
Depending on what industry you’re in, January is either an extremely busy time or the calm after the storm, and if you’re looking to relax after the pre Christmas rush, whilst it may be a welcome relief after the busy pre Christmas rush, it’s certainly no time to rest on your laurels. [Read more…]
The dynamics shaping global trade have necessitated the need to control the flow of international trade and contain the security threats that come with it. This is just one of the reasons AEO is in high demand. An AEO certified business is a business that has met the strict criteria defined by the customs authorities related to its operational functions and their interaction with the customs processes and procedures, and one of the most important parts of AEO certification is the security your business can provide to the supply chain.