Centralise global customs with our Control Tower.

Our end-to-end customs management service makes it easy to manage and orchestrate your global customs activities from anywhere in the world.

Get your customs operations back under control with the help of our global customs clearance network

Our Control Tower coordinates and consolidates your global customs activities, allowing you to monitor and control operations through a single point of contact. Powered by our deep customs compliance expertise and staffed by dedicated specialists, our Control Tower digitises and standardises your global supply chain, giving you the chance to make real-time strategic decisions, control the flow of your goods and have visibility on costs.

Why use Gaston Schul’s Control Tower?

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A single point of contact

We eliminate the need for communication with numerous countries and contacts

Proactive alerts

Get notified of customs issues immediately to prevent delays

Centralised customs controls

Manage and orchestrate your global customs activities from one location

Consolidated customs reporting

Understand your performance across every region.

Customs clearance automation

Leverage technology to optimise clearance times and costs

Standardised customs processes

Procedures are personalised to your unique business needs

One customs partner. One customs solution

A simple and scalable solution to global customs

Whether you operate in one region or multiple countries, our Control Tower simplifies all global customs matters. Our dedicated and scalable offering provides a single solution to all your customs needs — giving you certainty in customs matters now and in the future.

Control Tower is the ideal management solution for almost any business that operates across multiple countries or sites:

  • Large, cross-border operators who value efficiency and visibility
  • Importers and exporters with customs clearance needs in multiple locations
  • Logistics service providers looking to streamline their customs operation
  • Freight forwarders who need flexible solutions
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Gaston Schul has an open attitude. They are solution-oriented and understand customers' situations.

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Pfauth Logistics – CEO

Localised Knowledge on a Global Scale

We don’t need a physical presence to help you orchestrate customs activities in a foreign market. Use our end-to-end global customs management service, the Control Tower, to monitor and control operations from anywhere in the world.

Learn how we can coordinate your global customs flow

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Consultancy & Advisory

Strengthen and improve your customs processes with our expert advice and services. We’ll help you seize new trading opportunities, transform your supply chain and guarantee compliance is at the forefront of every decision.

Digital Solutions

Transform your data with Gaston Schul’s Customs Data Exchange. We can build EDI and API-powered real-time data transfers that reduce errors, accelerate declarations and improve the efficiency of your supply chain.


The Gaston Schul Academy is a collection of customised training programmes based on our 175 years of practical experience. Our customised and in-depth programmes help everyone, from beginners to experts, to learn more about international trade.

Customer Stories

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Control Tower FAQs

Do I need to discuss my requirements with different departments or countries?

No, you will receive a dedicated Account Manager and Customer Service Representative who will support you with all operational matters and new queries.

Can I receive consolidated invoices for multiple regions?

Yes, we can consolidate invoices over any desired timescale and/or group geographical regions together to make for a cleaner administrative process.

Can I request invoices in different currencies?

Yes, we can provide invoices in EUR, GBP or USD.

Will I have visibility over my various customs flows?

We offer various visibility tools, ranging from manually populated status sheets to digital dashboards.

What services does the Control Tower offer?

As a full-service customs partner, we offer a wide variety of customs products and services. This includes import and export clearances, transit documents, consultancy and advisory services, reporting, and fiscal representation.

Does the Control Tower offer automated solutions?

Yes, we have standard models of integration and an IT team that can create bespoke solutions should you need them.

Can I request ad hoc clearances in new trade lanes?

Yes. We understand that best serving your customers often involves the odd shipment into new regions, and we offer support with ad hoc clearances to our existing customers.