Our past powers your future.

For over 175 years, Gaston Schul has been making borders invisible as a trusted customs and international trade partner to businesses big and small.

We believe in long-term partnerships and building quality relationships. It’s why we value trust, integrity and respect and why we will continue working to cement our place as the leading independent customs and trade partner in Europe and across the world.

Why choose Gaston Schul?

Discover the Gaston Schul advantage, where our past powers your future

Expect unmatched expertise and unparalleled solutions from a Customs and Trade focused, and unbiased position within the industry. Thrive on our innovative culture lead by our customer’s needs, our approachability, and our passion to forge long-standing partnerships.

Trust us to be your impartial guide and make the complicated, uncomplicated.

A global, innovative, and solution-oriented workforce numbering

350+ employees

Dedicated to customs, trade, and ensuring the highest standards of


We operate within 6 countries and our Control Tower network extends our services. Experience localised knowledge


Expect unbiased advice and a full-service offering from a neutral and independent position. We're 100% committed to

Customs and trade

Utilise our knowledge to mitigate risk, optimise duty, enhance operations and save you costs. We offer unrivalled solutions and

Unmatched expertise

A long-term partnership built on trust, approachability, and flexibility. Surround yourself with a team of experts.

Customer centricity

Gaston Schul’s values

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We believe in the power of kindness and are committed to cultivating a culture of empathy, compassion and inclusion. We embrace the diversity of all people and provide an environment where everyone feels welcomed, respected and supported to thrive.


Our dedication to know-how and self-improvement fosters excellence. We are driven to deepen our expertise, share knowledge and apply learnings. This empowers us to deliver unparalleled service and value to our customers.

Customer focus

Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. We seek to deeply understand their needs and meet any challenge with thoughtful solutions. We measure our success by their satisfaction.


Our culture of innovation is focused on continuous exploration and improvement. We actively invest in developing new solutions, advancing technology and enhancing how we serve.


We act with honesty, transparency and accountability. We honour our commitments and conduct business ethically. Our relationships are built on mutual respect and trust.

Our mission?

To help you seize every opportunity that lies beyond your borders

There’s so much more to customs than import and export declarations. That’s why it’s our mission to be the continent’s leading full-service customs and trade partner to logistic service providers, multinational enterprises and small to medium businesses. To that end, we leverage knowledge, passion and innovative IT solutions to successfully navigate the complexities of the customs world and give you visibility, control and certainty in all customs matters.

Meet the Gaston Schul Team

Rob Ewalds
Rob Ewalds

Rob's career in the Logistics & Customs industry began after he graduated in economics at the University of Amsterdam, where he held various positions within the Netherlands and the international market.

Since 1999, Rob has been instrumental in shaping Gaston Schul's future and it`s expansion, which has led to the transformation of becoming the full-service customs & trade partner we see today.

Sander van Lent
Sander van Lent

After completing his law degree, Sander held several positions as a lawyer in private practice and within the logistics sector.

Sander joined Gaston Schul to establish the consulting division, and subsequently transitioned into an executive team member primarily focusing on carving Gaston Schuls future, driving the execution of the strategy, and ensuring compliant and efficient operations.

Erik Janssen
Erik Janssen

Before joining Gaston Schul, Erik worked in accountancy as a Chartered Auditor, where he accumulated extensive knowledge and experience across various industries and company processes.

Since 2013, Erik has been serving as the CFO of Gaston Schul, whilst collaboratively overseeing the entire organisation alongside his Executive Team members.

Gaston Schul History

Since the business was formed in 1845 right through to the present, we’ve been a constant source of expert and independent advice to any business navigating the complexities of customs and trade.


At Gaston Schul, we have a truly global footprint. Our 350+ experts span six countries across Europe, and our partner network is global. We consult on logistics, customs and international trade matters to all.

Social Programmes

Gaston Schul works with the Liliane Fonds (The Liliane Foundation) to contribute to a world in which children with disabilities participate and in which their lives have the highest achievable quality. We believe it is important that people can make their dreams come true and, for that reason, we support projects that make a difference, however small that might be.


Find your future at Gaston Schul

If you’re looking for a long-term career with a company that offers meaningful work and has real values, then consider joining the Gaston Schul family.

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