GO EU Commerce is one of the sponsors on November 15th, CLECAT returns to the World Customs Organisation for its 2018 Annual Freight Forwarders’ Forum with the theme “Customs, Trade and Skills – What’s the deal”. GO EU Commerce will take place in the panel discussion talking about e-commerce and low value consignments.
The Forum will highlight the importance of connecting trade, customs and skills across the EU and address challenges freight forwarders, customs agents and others in the logistics supply chain are facing. The Forum will discuss these questions and give first hand insights from the European Commission, WCO and industry experts.
Panel discussion: e-commerce and low value consignments
- Key update on the new WCO e-commerce Framework.
- Is e-Commerce just for express and Amazon?
- The VAT Action Plan – Towards a single EU VAT area.
- Can customs and trade cope with the volumes?
- Ana Hinojosa, Director of Compliance and Facilitation, WCO
- Han Bosch, Responsible e-Commerce, Dutch Customs
- Susanne Aigner, Head of Unit Customs legislation, DG TAXUD
- Hans Maessen, Board Advisor, GO EU Commerce
Morning: Future Proofing the Customs Profession
- Factors changing the customs profession
- Education in customs and trade compliance – are we prepared for the future?
- How to measure and provide proof of customs competence?
Afternoon: A Changing Customs and Trade Landscape Setting the Scene
- Politics and populism influencing trade and customs
- How to deal with the increase of non-fiscal customs controls ?
- E-Commerce and Low-Value Consignments – just for express?
The Forum will discuss these questions and give first hand insights from the European Commission, WCO and industry experts. Capitalise on this unique opportunity to learn about changes in trade and customs and the impact they will have on your sector.
If you are interested to join please register here.
The Forum will also celebrate the Anniversary of CLECAT, was born in 1958, sixty years ago. From an association of 5 Members in 1958 CLECAT has expanded to become the largest organisation of its kind in Europe, with 25 members in Europe and truly multimodal.