Unifreight for Customs Brokers

Unifreight for Customs Brokers is a localized customs brokerage solution that automates and accelerates the clearance process. It includes features such as license and permit management, customs classification and billing.

The billing function is directly linked to the operational system, allowing you to accurately manage all the expenses pertaining to a clearance, customs payments and client billings.

Unifreight for Customs Brokers is fully integrated with Unifreight for Freight Forwarders. Data moves seamlessly between the systems so freight forwarders can complete shipment processing without interruption.

Unifreight for Customs Brokers provides a classification function to facilitate the import process. Integrated with the Supply Chain module, the classification function is used to properly classify and identify products for import compliance, already at the stage of purchase order entry.

Licenses, permits and all other documents can be archived digitally via the Document Management system, creating a paperless office.

  • Transparency and visibility: Easy access to real-time information at all stages of the execution chain to empower customers – event management control, alerts and status messaging, scheduled reports, data transmission, web access.
  • Billing and accounting capabilities: A variety of accounting features including automatic invoicing based on tariffs and agreements, and automatic transmission of expenses from business partners.
  • Management tools for controlling, monitoring and analyzing operations. Workflow management facilities, profit reports, queries, statistics and KPIs facilitate informed decision-making.
  • Interfaces and structured messaging for ensuring connectivity and exchange of data with all business partners in the supply chain - customers, customs, port authorities, warehouses, and others.

Benefits

Unifreight provides customs brokers with an integrated global customs brokerage solution that secures lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and quick return on investment (ROI). Unifreight for Customs Brokers is uniquely positioned to help customs brokers keep pace with the challenges of today’s ever-changing environments:

  • Customers are demanding faster delivery and better service, at lower prices.
  • Reduced customs tax rates across the globe and the abolishment of borders in the EU, are effecting revenues from customs brokerage services in the supply chain. The customs brokerage process contains numerous small operations, and customs brokers must now explore faster, more efficient and more accurate processing to minimize costs per file and maximize profitability.
  • Salary costs are increasing, while profit margins are getting slimmer. Customs brokers are now striving to maximize capacity and minimize costs while profitably meeting the requirements of their customers.