Transport and Trade Compliance
Arvato combines an efficient management operations team and world class TMS and analytics systems to enable you to optimize your transport chain. The result is reduced transportation costs, improved on-time delivery performance and greater logistical transparency
Our delivery network covers B2B / B2C customers in more than 140 countries worldwide, serving over 8,000 retail stores.
Benefits of our services:
In transportation costs by centralizing the warehouse processes and supplying retail stores and distributors directly
Consolidated access to all data and documents based on a centralized TMS system that integrates 50 different carriers with over 4,500 standardized transport partner status notifications.
Transportation planning & Execution
- Shipment processing and execution
- Line haul concept implementation
- Retailer route management
- Generating transport labels
Freight cost control
- Modular freight costs calculation
- Multimodal freight costs simulation
- Transport costs invoice audit
Trade, Tax & Compliance
Arvato has its own network of trade and compliance specialists supporting global, regional and local business set-ups. The team ensures that import/export processes run smoothly and that all processes are in compliance with legal standards and offer trade and tax expertise when necessary.
The variety of services executed range from calculating customs duties and taxes for importing, creating a work environment that is compliant with trade regulations, evaluating new and existing business models, internal/external training and acting as the liaison between authorities and other organizations.
All our processes are in accordance with national and international regulations in order to provide correct trade data to customs authorities.
All in one
To ensure compliance we hold a wide range of customs licenses and continuously monitor license obligations so that we can implement any changes or new requirements efficiently.
The trade and compliance department operates within various jurisdictions and ensures compliance at the local, regional, and global level.
Taking into account all legal regulations we design, implement and monitor new businesses. This includes import and export processes as well as customs data management.
Actual licenses (may vary according to regional and local requirements:
- Authorized Consignee or Consignor
- Local Clearance Procedure
- Authorized Exporter
- Approved Exporter
- Bonded Warehouses
- Authorized Economic Operator (AEO-F)
The jurisdictions consist of foreign trade law (e.g. export control, US re-export law, sanctions lists screening), customs law (forms of representation, liability, definition of importer or exporter, etc.) as well as fiscal law, as there can be an overlap between customs and tax issues.