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Blockchain: The future of customs and supply chains
The potential of blockchain in Customs processes could mean improved compliance, trade facilitation or fraud detection - enabling fluent supply chains globally.
The story of Portmade
The Customs Support Family keeps growing. In July 2022, we welcomed Portmade as a new member in Belgium. Portmade has been active in the customs industry since 1987 when it was still a department of CMB Transport, a Belgian shipping company.
Freeport East Receives Final Government Approval
Freeport East has completed the strategy phase and been approved for delivery. Find out more about the location and benefits of Suffolk’s Freeport in this article.
Special Edition World Trade News: global digital partnerships of 2022
Trade Deals Around the World is our periodic update, which gives you a quick and easy overview of what has been happening in the many trade deal negotiations worldwide. In this month’s edition, we’ll be giving you an overview of the digital trade deals of 2022 and what you might see in 2023.
Why Customs Support is committed to digitalisation in an ever-changing landscape
From taxing merchants in ancient times to gathering statistics and protecting economies, customs is always evolving. Recent years have not only been about evolution, though. They’ve been about revolution.
Are you ready for ICS2?
Customs systems across the world are evolving, driven by changes in technology, consumer behaviour, and security requirements. The European Union’s Import Control System (ICS), which was launched in 2010, is the latest target for development.
3D Printing: The Future of Trade?
The manufacture of plastic goods has become more available since the development of 3D printers. Where you previously needed to design, test and use moulds in a factory, you can now send a digital file to your 3D printer.
The Internet of Things and customs
As companies and governments work to achieve net-zero carbon, communicate more effectively, and protect people’s data, technology is rapidly advancing around the world, the customs industry is also making strides in innovation.
The Digital Frontier: A UK Perspective on 'Levelling-Up' Customs
The UK is investing in its systems and infrastructure at an unprecedented rate, and the digitalisation of your supply chain is now more important than ever. But, where are the upgrades being implemented, and what will this mean for you?