Voorzorgsmaatregelen Corona virus +31 88 - 563 5 563 Customer login

BK News

10 mei 2018

BK Sneltransport has been granted AEO status

BK Sneltransport has been granted AEO status. 

The AEO concept is based on the Customs-to-Business partnership introduced by the World Customs Organisation (WCO). Traders who voluntarily meet a wide range of criteria work in close cooperation with customs authorities to assure the common objective of supply chain security and are entitled to enjoy benefits throughout the EU. The programme, which aims to enhance international supply chain security and to facilitate legitimate trade. On the basis of Article 39 of the Union Customs Code (UCC), the AEO status can be granted to any economic operator meeting the following common criteria:

  • Compliance with customs legislation and taxation rules and absence of criminal offences related to the economic activity
  • Appropriate record keeping
  • Financial solvency
  • Proven practical standards of competence or professional qualifications
  • Appropriate security and safety measures.

The AEO status granted by one Member State is recognised by the customs authorities in all Member States (Article 38 (4) UCC).