Security in international commerce is an strategic factor. The main target is to apply strict and effective measures to facilitate merchandise flow.
In order to combine security and make easier commerce, Authorised Economic Operator emerges AEO. It is an internationally recognized certification that certifies company’s role in the international supply chain is safe and customs controls and procedures are compliant. So that, it will be considered as a safe and reliable operator.
According to arrengements of application of Community Customs Code, Authorised Economic Operator is shall benefit from facilitations with regard to customs controls relating to security and safety and/or from simplifications provided for under the customs rules.
Some of the facilitations are: less physical and data controls, facilitations to some procedures, centralized office in other national customs., etc.
As indirect benefits, a mutual recognition in countries that use AEO or an equivalent and the use of certification as a commercial tool.
CERTIFIES COMPANY’S ROLE IN THE INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN IS SAFE AND CUSTOMS CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES ARE COMPLIANT.