You can hire a service provider to clear your imports through customs – or you can keep your money and insource the expertise using Import Filing: ATLAS from AEB. Import Filing: ATLAS walks you through the entire process of declaring your German imports.
Import Filing: ATLAS lets you generate all your import declarations for Germany and transmit them to the ATLAS e-customs system. It makes no difference whether you use the normal procedure or have permission to use the simplified procedure. The software offers many convenient features to accelerate data entry and cut down on the manual effort of creating import declarations. Overviews of your customs declarations and much more deliver a high degree of transparency. The software has an optional link to the electronic customs tariff, which lets you calculate the customs duties you will owe even before you submit your customs declaration.
Import Filing: ATLAS is the first choice even for those with more complex import needs. You have access to the following customs procedures (always assuming the necessary authorizations, of course):
Import Filing: ATLAS transmits your completed import declaration to the ATLAS e-customs system of German customs. Special icons in the overview help you identify messages from the customs authorities: error messages, requests for a customs examination, non-releases, etc. You can have Import Filing: ATLAS notify you directly by email as soon as a message is received from customs. You can easily print out and review documents such as the assessment of duties and taxes, the findings of the customs authorities, or the customs declaration data. It’s the most convenient and reliable way to communicate with German customs.
You must register with the German customs authorities before you can start using Import Filing: ATLAS. Typically, no extended waiting period is necessary. We’re happy to support you here.
If you want help configuring interfaces to your system environment or training your employees, plan accordingly.
Import Filing: ATLAS is automatically updated to reflect changes in customs laws as soon as they come into force. No further action is required on your part.
Senior Solutions Consultant
"In the digital age, there is no need for import shipments to get stuck at customs and cause delivery delays. Integrated customs management creates transparency and accelerates the process – and ensures regulatory compliance at the same time."