Customs Clearing: WE SIMPLIFY COMPLEXITY

Compliance with global statutory regulations can be complex, risky and costly if you get it wrong. As a SARS (South African Revenue Services) accredited customs broker, we proactively stay abreast of legislative and regulatory developments.

REDUCE THE RISK OF CUSTOMS DELAYS

Incorrectly applied tariffs can result in penalties and cause delays resulting in storage fees levied at the port of entry, whether ocean freight or air freight. Our team of customs experts have an excess of 100 years combined experience.

They proactively work with our clients to ensure the correct application of tariff headings and are meticulous in their execution.

INTRICATE KNOWLEDGE OF SOUTH AFRICAN AND GLOBAL TRADE COMPLIANCE

THE DIFFERENCE IS IN THE DETAIL

Whether importing or exporting, the complexity of global trade compliance can be daunting. Rhenus South Africa has the necessary expertise to guide you through the process.

Whether you are trying to understand the dutiable elements on your suppliers invoice, such as commissions, packaging, labelling charges or royalties, or you are related to your supplier and require a value determination number (VDN), our team of experts helps you navigate the process seamlessly.

Our Customs Clearing services include

  • Fiscal representation
  • Pre-clearance
  • Tariffing and assistance with tariff determinations
  • SARS accreditations
  • Registration of bonded facilities and rebate stores
  • Value determinations
  • Permit applications
  • Refunds
  • Resolution of customs stops, detains and inspections

BONDED WAREHOUSE EXPERTISE

With bond store facilities in all our major warehouses across the country, we have the capabilities and expertise to ensure the compliant management of the process.

Whether you are looking to expand your market-share outside the borders of South Africa or to smooth out your cash flow by deferring the duty and VAT outlay of your imported product, you have the choice to outsource the function to us. Alternatively, we can assist you on-site with the set-up of your own.

Benefits of the Rhenus Customs Clearance Service

  • Extensive expertise available through our highly trained team of consultants
  • Bonded warehousing
  • Direct EDI link to customs
  • Pre-clearance speeds up delivery
  • Tariffing expertise avoids penalties
  • Consultancy service optimises opportunities and ensures compliance
  • Own deferment allowing you to free up cash flow and focus on your core business

Highest quality standards for customs compliance

  • Rhenus South Africa is SARS accredited
  • ISO 9001:2015 accredited
  • We stay abreast of global changes through our international network
  • We operate our own bond stores with regular audits and have the required knowledge to operate yours

Communication excellence: Dedicated KAM

Rhenus South Africa will allocate a highly trained key accoutns manager to your business that acts as link between you and us as your trusted partner for your logistics needs.

24/7 available for your questions, this experienced operator can advise you on your current shipments and help to efficiently plan your future cargo movements. 

Known as Signle Point of Contact, the model assures communication excellence.  

Customs tracking will be accessed by your Customer Service Representative giving you regular status updates.

Not sure which solution fits your business needs?

Our experts are always there to assist you. We will also call you back - convenient and straightforward.