by the World Customs Organization, the Authorized Economic Operator
certification, AEO, is a program that aims at preventing unlawful trade across
borders and facilitating legitimate trade designates. By getting the AEO
certification, APM Terminals India Pvt. Ltd. is acknowledged as a ‘secure’ and
‘reliable’ trade partner in the global supply chain and will enable delivery of
higher efficiencies and speedy export-import services.
proud to have received this certification. It is a validation of our
long-standing values and commitment towards safety and security. In addition,
this internationally recognised security standard enables APM Terminals India
Pvt. Ltd. to provide a distinct competitive edge to our clients by offering
world-class facilities, ease of doing business and efficient service
deliveries,” explains Ajit Venkatraman, managing director, APM Terminals Inland
Services, South Asia.
applicable to exporters/ importers alone, the certification has recently been
introduced as a single tier certification for economic operators like logistics
providers, custodians or terminal operators, customs brokers and warehouse
operators. Some of the key benefits APM Terminals India Pvt. Ltd.´ customers
stand to gain from this AEO (AEO-LO Logistics Operator Tier 3) certification
include highest level of facilitation, lower rate of physical inspections of
imported/exported goods, faster release of shipments, preferential treatment by
Customs Authorities, and deferred payment of duties.