The secret to making UCC simple: Own these 5 areas

What will the new Union Customs Code (UCC) implementation involve? And when? Unfortunately, the exact details and the timeline are still unclear. But we do know this: there will be changes, some of them major, over the next few years.

So what do you do? How do you make the best of UCC for the sake of your business? The answer is to forget about clear instructions and a timeline – you’ll just be waiting and wasting time like your competitors. The answer is to get proactive and focus on your own situation and the areas of your business that will be affected by UCC.

The 5 areas to address are: customs permits, routines, competence, software and data quality. And by addressing them you’ll take care of the new rules as they are implemented as well as preparing your business to take full advantage.

Let’s go through them one by one, describing the likely impact, what you can do to get prepared and finally how your business can benefit if you make it a strategic goal.

 

To explore these 5 areas in more detail and get specific advice for your situation, don’t hesitate to contact us at consulting@kghcustoms.com

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