Customs & Tax Representation

Experts at your service to optimise and secure your operations worldwide

You need to optimise, accelerate and secure your business worldwide in full compliance with regulations? Our experts design the most adapted solutions in order to increase your competitiveness. 

Customs

Control, optimise and accelerate your international flows

Our customs and tax department offers you a central pool of engineering supported by more than 200 specialists in 42 countries.

Engineering strategic services 

  • Comparative studies of flows and their customs and tax impact
  • Legal watch
  • Implementation and management of optimised solutions (inward/outward processing, limited tax representation, customs bonded warehouse, etc.)
  • Monitoring of end-to-end solutions 

Operational and tactical customs operations

  • Import/export declarations
  • Transits, preparation of TIR and ATA carnets
  • Trade of Goods Declaration
  • Rectification and certification of documents
  • Customs audit    
  • Economic customs arrangement: bonded warehouse management, inward/outward process relief, single authorisation
  • Centralised coordination of your operations via a customs control tower: Harmonie
     

Harmonie, the dedicated customs control tower

Ensure an international centralised coordination of your customs operations

Based on our customs knowledge, our experts are able to implement a control tower, which is a unique point of contact to synchronise all of your customs operations. Our control towers rely on the expertise of our dedicated teams located in countries, our international network and our unique collaborative IT system, HARMONIE. Once a control tower is implemented, you are able to benefit from a simplified and secure customs declaration procedure as well as: 

  • Accelerated delivery lead-times
  • Coordination of your customs operations by a single point of contact 
  • Management of multi-countries customs clearance orders 
  • Tracking 
  • Performance monitoring
  • Consolidation and centralised invoicing  

Tax Representation

Benefit from GEFCO’s expertise to secure and optimise the management of your VAT in the European Union

Backed by European regulatory monitoring and engineering services, our tax representation solutions allow you to operate your activities locally (storage, sale and processing) in perfect compliance with the regulations of the country, whilst avoiding the formalities and cost of creating a subsidiary. 
Established since 1993, this solution includes 28 countries of the European Union, Switzerland and Norway. 

  • Coordination with a unique contact 
  • Optimisation of foreign VAT payments
  • Implementation of simplified and reliable procedures

A combined expertise

Strengthen the competitiveness of your supply chain 

The synergy between our customs, tax representation and logistics know-how provides you with unparalleled expertise in the market. Our strength lies within our ability to combine customs and tax engineering (finding the most competitive solution) with tactical know-how by incorporating our control tower, flow management and track & trace system.

  • Financial gains and cash flow optimisation
  • Greater supply chain efficiency
  • Harmonised end-to-end processes

Customs & Tax Representation Leaflet

Ensuring the reliability and security of customs and tax representation procedures

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AEO* certification

*Authorised Economic Operator

Customs operations

in more than 100 countries

> 40 years of experience

in customs

25 years of experience

in tax representation

Why GEFCO

  • Simplicity

    • Single point of contact
    • Integrated Logistics solutions
    • Management of your customs operations
  • Efficiency

    • Operational excellence
    • Cost optimisation
    • Reduced transit time
  • 360° visibility

    • Real time monitoring of your operations
    • Performance management
    • Control of international flows via a Control Tower

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