Take a closer look into customs

Portorium's customs and legal experts scour world news daily to stay on top of changes to international trade laws and regulations. The resources on this page share insights and perspectives on market changes, their impact on economic operators, and the future of customs compliance.

Product sheets

Declaration Filing

When you’re importing or exporting goods, every minute counts. Learn more about how you can automate multi-country declarations for better efficiency, accuracy, and visibility.


Product Classification

Improper classification can lead to declaration errors, unforeseen customs duties, and border delays. Learn more about how you can automate classification to keep locations aligned and goods moving.


Origin Management

Find out more about how Portorium can help you collect, calculate, and issue proofs of origin quickly and accurately so you can take full advantage of preferential trade agreements.


Sanctioned Party Screening

The past few years have been extremely active in the area of export controls, with thousands of names added to the sanctioned party list. Learn more about how you can remain compliant.


Preparing to Automate: Classification

Do you want to automate classification but need assistance organising and putting processes in place for item master data management? Learn how Portorium can help.


Collecting Proof of Origin

Take a deeper dive into how the Supplier's Declaration Exchange Portal automates the time-consuming and error-prone process of collecting LTSDs.


AEB SAP Plug-ins

Find our how AEB SAP plug-ins can get you up and running with automated customs management in less time, with fewer resources. No in-house programming or maintenance required!


White papers

Portorium - TOM whitepaper

The Target Operating Model, the “Holy Grail” of UK customs and trade, or an unholy mess of red tape? 

At long last, the UK government finalised the Border Target Operating Model, which sets forth the various levels of sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) checks that food imported into GB will have to pass through. 

In this paper, we offer a different perspective on customs processes affected, business improvements suggested by the TOM, and unintended repercussions derived from the TOM, focusing on the food and horticulture industry.

Download here

The Customs Control Tower

The Future of Customs: The Customs Control Tower  

The concept of a customs control tower embodies the future of customs management. It has the potential to streamline disconnected processes and shine a light on opportunities for improvement, shifting the role of customs from administrative overhead to strategic player. This will prove to be crucial for companies with multicountry operations, particularly as pressure mounts to cut costs and optimise operations due to uncertainties in the world economy. 

In this paper, we detail the purpose of a customs control tower, the types of companies that would benefit from it, the value it provides, and how to set one up.

Download here