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Lightning fast Customs clearance of B2C shipments with a value below € 150,00

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DECO, an efficient solution for B2C e-commerce shipments

As an international logistics company or e-commerce platform, you’d like to have your B2C-shipments, once arived at the destination airport, to be Customs cleared and released by the Dutch Customs Administration as soon as possible. The modern consumer is high demanding and expects an easy and fast shipment process. However, the import and export of goods via e-commerce involves a lot of difficulties. Customs formalities, encoding of goods, import levy, taxes, VAT… You can always make mistakes. These mistakes can cause some delay. And, of course, it would be very undesirable to let your customers pay additional tax assesments or fines.

The whole process of B2C e-commerce is a complex matter. It exists of different important components like, airline destination handling organized by the ground handlers like DNATA, KLM, Swissport, Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), Menzies Aviation etc., airport pickup, warehouse activities like cargo break down of ULD's and PMC pallets, splitting and pallettizing the cartons, in- and outbound scanning, Customs clearance and, if applicable, handling of physical inspections. Last but not least, the trucks should be loaded.

License simplified declaration e-commerce via DECO
B2C shipments with a value below € 150,00 will be processed within 15 minutes after we have received the required shipping documents like the notification of arrival (NOA), pre-alert and the Air Way Bill. For clearances among or nearby the airport a PGTS-registration is necessary. In a scenario the goods will be cleared at an external warehouse location anywhere in The Netherlands, not directly at the airport, a T1 document is required.

This way, once shipments arrive at Amsterdam Schiphol international airport (AMS) or Maastricht airport (MST), they can be handed over or transferred very rapidly to the last mile service provider, as Customs formalities will be handled lightning fast. How smooth would you like the Customs clearance of your shipments to be?

This means we can clear e-commerce goods through a faster procedure. We can settle import shipments with a value above € 150,00 through DMS4 as well, although this requires additional information in the pre-alert. In a scenario the value of the imported article(s) is above € 150,00 (total value of the parcel), import duties and VAT on import will apply. Our e-commerce team is able to arrange the clearance of your B2C e-commerce shipments 7 days per week, 364 days per year, lightning fast, smooth and compliant!

For your information, we've processed more than 50.000 Air Way Bills containing a massive amount of B2C shipments during the last 3 years. This implies our fantastic and committed team is very experienced in this matter.

Efficient settlement through innovative automation
Thanks to intelligent measures, our IT information system meets the high requirements of the Dutch Customs Administration. Encrypted data is exchanged to the Customs in a specific data format. This way, the risk of mistakes is minimized. You can trust us to let your e-commerce shipments pass the EU-borders efficiently and fast, entirely in accordance with the current Customs law (DWU).

Fulfillment experience

Don’t take any risk. Berbo Customs Services and her preferred business partners are pleased to take care of the complete international logistic settlement of your goods. We offer a complete controltower to monitor your shipments and to establish an optimized communication between all involved business partners.

We Customs clear your goods in The Netherlands and via our thrustworthy business partners we arrange the transport from Amsterdam Schiphol and Maastricht airport (airfreight), the port of Rotterdam (seafreight) or the terminal in Tilburg (rail) to every known adress. Fast, good and with a very pleasing price tag.

We can offer well equiped warehouses at strategic locations in The Netherlands like Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Tilburg, Eindhoven, Maastricht, Oosterhout and Duiven.

To get the goods to every specific address, we collaborate with the greatest courier service companies, the integrators, such as UPS, DHL, DPD, FEDEX and PostNL. By using our services, you will be able to offer the same ‘fulfilment experience’ as big companies, even if you are a small retailer. Life is easy!

Are you interested?

For questions regarding our e-commerce services, you can directly contact this department. Don't hesitate, feel free to sent your questions by e-mail to our well educated and certified employees:

Please sent us an email with detailed information regarding your business case, so we can support you best. As soon as possible, but in any case within 1 workingday, one of our specialists will contact you.