Discover and secure opportunities beyond your borders
There’s much more to clearing customs than filing import and export declarations. Our expert advice and services strengthen and improve your company’s entire customs and trade processes. We’ll help you identify and seize new trading opportunities, ensure your supply chain is working optimally and put compliance at the centre of every decision.
Give your customs process a clean bill of health
Our health check evaluates the extent to which your existing customs operations adhere to best practices. We conduct a thorough gap analysis to identify targeted improvements and work with you to implement changes in a timely manner.
This includes a gap analysis of staff training opportunities — which we can solve using the Gaston Schul Academy — and a technology evaluation, during which we assess where automation and other systems can streamline customs operations, reduce manual efforts, and enhance compliance.Contact us
Never worry about compliance again
We ensure consistent compliance with prevailing customs legislation and procedures so you can enjoy a seamless global experience. But complying with regulations is only the beginning. Our experts look at how to optimise your processes in the following ways:
- Customs Clearance Optimisation
- Warehouse Optimisation
- Process Enhancement
Stay ahead of every regulatory change
Our team can keep your company abreast of any regulatory changes that may impact your operations and advise on how to adjust accordingly to maintain uninterrupted compliance.
We also look ahead into the future, anticipating and preparing for potential changes in tariffs, trade agreements and regulatory requirements. With Gaston Schul, future compliance is guaranteed.Contact us
Objection and Appeal
Received a fine? We’ll help you appeal
The Customs Authorities aren’t always right. If your organisation is on the wrong end of a customs decision, our objection and appeal service is here to help.
Gaston Schul’s Customs & Trade Advisors can assist you with litigation in all customs matters. We are part of a network of renowned organisations in European customs law, national customs law and administrative law.
As well as AEO assistance, we received confidential advice enabling us to expand services and secure vital HMRC guarantees, this wouldn't have happened without Gaston Schul's consultants
Customers Manager, FF Customs & Logistics
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"Gaston Schul's consultancy team helped our business grow and realise its full potential."
Emma Atkins, Customs Manager at FF Customs & Logistics Ltd.
"Gaston Schul is a reliable business partner who will help guide your business through the challenges of dealing with HM Customs legislation and Import & Export requirements."
Tony Wearing, Company Secretary at Mammoet Ferry Transport.
We will conduct an in-depth review of your current operations against the licence requirements, identify any gaps and recommend solutions to ensure and maintain compliance.
There are several criteria required for AEO authorisation, including compliance history, sufficient financial solvency, excellent record-keeping, documented security and safety standards, exceptional customs knowledge, and procedural controls.
We provide gap analysis and remediation advice to ensure your successful authorisation.
There are several criteria required for bonded customs warehouse authorisation, including documented security protocols, controlled access and CCTV, approved storage facilities, detailed inventory management and record-keeping procedures, trained staff, proven financial solvency, and customs compliance history.
Our team will help you meet all of the criteria.
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