With the constant changes in the supply chain and potential shifts in foreign policies, creating and implementing sound logistics strategies will help your business quickly adapt and continue delivering products and services to your customers while keeping your operating expenses within your limits.

Examine and refine current processes

An important step in creating sound logistics strategies for your business is taking a step back and thoroughly examining the current process in the core logistics areas. These include transportation, shipping, supply chain, customs clearance procedures and outsourced services. Streamline processes by eliminating problem areas and set up a standard operating procedure that should be taken when certain structural issues are encountered.

Get third-party solutions for customs clearance

When it comes to obtaining customs clearance and tax duties for your clients, it is important to consider that there will be different requirements and policies for specific types of products and services. For big companies or businesses that are just starting, getting customs advice from a third-party solutions company will work to your advantage.

Come up with preventive measures for Brexit

In the past, UK businesses have been privy to smooth and seamless trading processes with neighbouring countries within the European Union (EU). However, this is about to change with the impending consequences of Brexit, which may result in complex customs compliance requirements and stringent regulations. If your company has not yet taken proactive steps for Brexit or you’re unsure as to what needs to be done in this scenario, it is recommended that you seek professional Brexit consultants to assist you with this matter.

Customs compliance and logistics support

Hooper & Co. International Trade Consultancy offers full custom audits and can assist your business with effective logistic strategies. Schedule a free one-hour consultation with us by completing this contact form or by calling us on (0)2476 343037.