[one_half]Official Press Release on April 3rd 2014
“IPHandlers Receives AEO-Certificate”
IPHandlers announced today that it has been granted as Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) by Dutch Customs. The Certificate was handed out by Mrs. Caroline van Dijk, teamleader Client management of Dutch Customs Schiphol Cargo to IPHandlers Operational Director, Mark Loos.
Achieving the AEO-F status indicates IPHandlers is compliant with Security and Safety standards, transparency of business processes and internal control systems.
The AEO accreditation provides IPHandlers and her clients with simplified customs procedures, fewer Customs inspections and therefore faster movement of the products.
Mr. Mark Loos: “We are very pleased with the achievement of this important milestone in IPHandlers short history and are proud that we have been able to finish the certification process in such a short period of time. Since the start of the company in June 2013 we continuously have been working on improving operational, administrative and security processes in order to provide our clients operational excellence in cool chain transportation. Fresh products, such as flowers, fruits and vegetables require fast and efficient handling. To guarantee an optimal cool chain, all transport and administrative processes need to be aligned. AEO accreditation encourages us even more to further improve the efficiency and quality of our services.”
Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) comes in 3 classifications:
AEO-C (Customs Simplifications),
AEO-S (Security), and the heaviest of all three:
IPHandlers has proven to be compliant with all the regulations, criteria and standards that European Customs has set to the AEO-F Status. For more information in regard to the complete official AEO-Regulations, we would like you to refer to the link below. Herewith you can find the exact regulation and standards which a company needs to meet in order to become reconized as an AEO-worthy business.
If you would like to receive additional information in regard to the AEO-Status of IPHandlers, please send us a message through the contact form. We will be more than happy to share our information with you.[/one_half][one_half_last]