What is the state of industry in the digitization of customs processes? What are companies' goals and strategies for cross-border customs clearance? What are the top priorities? And what impact will digitization have on broker management? A new study from AEB and the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) Stuttgart has the answers to those and many other questions from 435 experts doing business now in global trade management.
63% of companies communicate with their customs agents by e-mail and telephone; only 26% use modern IT interfaces.
For 1/3 of all companies, the digitization of customs processes is getting a higher priority than other business sectors.
73% of companies expect the digitization of customs clearance to reduce personnel costs by at least 10%.
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"Business performance only scales digitally, which means that digitization is becoming a central corporate task. But where does it all start? Companies must improve their understanding now of the importance of digitization to their success,’’ says Dr. Ulrich Lison, member of the AEB management team and author of the GTM study.
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