Good networks are crucial in today’s global business…

 

… and this is something AEB is working hard to build upon so as to bring the best possible range of software and services to our valued customers. We have entered a variety of collaborations with associations and organizations that represent major industry groups and global trade.

 
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    ACITA
     

    The Automated Customs and International Trade Association Ltd, ACITA, is the voice of International Trade in the UK, providing a focus and forum for those involved in trading across borders. ACITA acts on the trade’s behalf as a critical partner for the UK and European authorities, and provides information and advice to its members, both on-line and through regular regional and national meetings. Members include importers and exporters across all sectors, including MNCs, SMEs, sole traders, consultants, forwarders, software houses, and other service providers.

     
     
    ACITA
     
    ADS is the premier trade organization advancing the UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industries globally. Farnborough International Limited (FIL), which runs the Farnborough International Airshow, is a wholly-owned subsidiary. ADS has offices in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, France and India, with new offices planned in China and the Middle East. ADS was formed from the merger of the Association of Police and Public Security Suppliers (APPSS), the Defence Manufacturers Association (DMA) and the Society of British Aerospace Companies (SBAC) in October 2009.
     
     
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    AFSS
     

    Formed in 1993, the Association of Freight Software Suppliers brings together and represents many of the leading suppliers of software to the freight and transportation industry. The association keeps in regular contact with Customs organizations worldwide and is actively involved in working groups that focus on Customs and security. The Association is recognized by HM Revenue & Customs and by the British International Freight Association (BIFA), is in regular contact with all the CSP’s i.e. MCP, CNS, CCS-UK, DHB and Pentant, as well as the UKWA (United Kingdom Warehousing Association), and has direct links into EU trade groups in Brussels.

     
     
    AFSS
    BMÖ – Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft, Einkauf und Logistik in Österreich
     

    BMÖ – Bundesverband Materialwirtschaft, Einkauf und Logistik in Österreich (Austrian Association of materials management, purchasing and logistics) is a group of active and committed representatives of the fields purchasing, supply chain management, materials management and logistics of distinguished Austrian companies.
    The BMÖ was founded with the aim to support and strengthen the role of purchasing within its company. The association protects and promotes the further development of purchasing, supply chain management, materials management and logistics in Austrian companies. BMÖ established a comprehensive network with a wide range of offers. We are standing for a dynamic purchasing and supply management and we offer within our BMÖ-academy different education programmes including our Certified Professional Program and our academic MBA Program.

     
     
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    Business Sweden
    Business Sweden
     

    Business Sweden supports Swedish companies to grow internationally on the one hand, and works to attract foreign investors on the other hand. With offices in 57 countries and in every region of Sweden, it’s Business Sweden’s goal to strengthen Swedish economy as an attractive, innovative, and competitive business partner. An important part is to support Swedish small and medium-sized companies in reaching new export markets with their products and services to support international growth. Support services include consultancy, skills development, events, and targeted campaigns. Industries served include manufacturing, transport, science, technology, healthcare, music, design, tourism, and more.

     
     
    Business Sweden
     

    BVL International was founded in 1978 and has more than 10,000 members today. Its mission is to act as a neutral platform to promote an awareness for the importance of logistics and supply chain management in industry, science and the public sphere, to systematically document logistical problem definitions, to develop methods and processes to solve these problems on an interdisciplinary and sector-focused basis, and to promote and continuously optimize the application of the relevant solutions. 

     
     
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    BVZH Bundesverband der Zollsoftware-Hersteller
    BVZH Bundesverband der Zollsoftware-Hersteller
     

    The Bundesverband der Zollsoftware-Hersteller (Federal Association of Customs Software Providers (BVZH)) represents the common interests of the customs software providers when planning and introducing electronic customs systems in Germany. The association cooperates closely with Deutsche Zollverwaltung (Federal Customs Service) and discusses future processes and interfaces.

     
     
    BVZH Bundesverband der Zollsoftware-Hersteller
     

    The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK - CILT(UK) - is the independent professional body for individuals associated with logistics, supply chains, and all transportation matters throughout their careers. CILT(UK) - is the UK National Council of the global organization CILT, which has a presence in more than 30 countries across the world. It is CILT's vision to be the leading global membership organization providing education and development for both individuals and corporations within the relevant range of professions.

     
     
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    CRSNP
     

    CRSNP is a special interest group of Belgian Software and Network Providers active in the field of Customs IT Solutions. The main goal of the group is to act as a common discussion partner towards the Belgian Government, and particularly towards the Belgian Customs. In Belgium, importers, exporters and customs brokers are required to fulfill their customs formalities with the aid of automated customs clearing systems. CRSNP is a non-profit agency of which the founding members supply IT solutions to access and use these clearing systems. As such, CRSNP represents more than 90 percent of the companies that actively use these clearing systems.  

     
     
    CRSNP
    EFA Europäisches Forum für Außenwirtschaft
     

    The main goal of the Europäisches Forum für Außenwirtschaft (European Forum for Foreign Trade (EFA)) is to facilitate and promote exchange and discussions on the topics of foreign trade law, excise law, and customs law. To achieve this goal, EFA promotes collaboration between individuals and institutions from the areas of justice, administration, consulting, science, and teaching.

     
     
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    EGAD
     

    The Export Group for Aerospace & Defence (EGAD) is a non-profit special interest industry group focusing exclusively on all aspects of export and trade control matters. EGAD operates under the joint auspices of ADS, the British Naval Equipment Association (BNEA) and the Society of Maritime Industries (SMI). EGAD is the only dedicated national industrial trade body in the UK dealing with export control issues. Member services include providing reliable information concerning export control issues; offering forums on discussions and education; and lobbying governments for and on behalf of the membership.

     
     
    EGAD
     

    EurTradeNet is the European Alliance of customs-related service providers or CRSPs, a unique knowledge network joining together their local expertise in information handling services, and communication solutions to assure the most effective implementation of electronic customs Europe-wide. EurTradeNet is a stable member of the TCG or Trade Contact Group organized by the European Commission DG TAXUD and active participant at the IMSC or Information Management Sub-Committee at the WCO, and member of the WCO Data Model Project Team.

     
     
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    Exportkontrollföreningen
    Exportkontrollföreningen
     
    The Export Control Association’s mission is to support and educate with regards to export control laws and regulations. Sweden's export control society has been established to support the parties within companies that are responsible for legal compliance with EU and US legislation when exporting military or dual-use goods. The association also serves as a consultative body and addresses export control matters directly with the responsible authorities.
     
     
    Exportkontrollföreningen
    Fachzirkel Verzollung
     

    The „Fachzirkel Verzollung“ (FZV) is a networking platform for individuals and companies focusing on regional, national and global movements of goods across national borders. The FZV currently has over 70 members from industry, services, and trade. FZV is well versed in topics such as customs clearance processes, origin management, preferential and non-preferential origins, export controls & dual-use, triangular trade and chain transactions, as well as corresponding valued added tax matters.  

     
     
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    German Chamber of Commerce
    German Chamber of Commerce
     

    The German Chamber of Commerce was established in 2004, as a result of the merger of the Delegate of German Industry and Commerce and the German Business Association, in Singapore. It is part of a network of 130 offices of the German Chambers of Industry and Commerce, in 90 countries. Its key focus is on close support of member companies, offer services such as market analyzes, business match making and consulting, and implement its mandate with the German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy.  

     
     
    German Chamber of Commerce
    German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce
     

    The German-Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Stockholm, founded in 1951, is partner and advisor of companies, dealing with issues concerning German-Swedish trade relations. It supports Swedish as well as German companies with contacts to authorities and federations. Services also include search and matching of business partners, distributors, sales agents and importers, as well as research on trade fairs and establishment of fair profiles, market analyses, personalized evaluation of possibilities for marketing and sales of all types of products etc. 

     
     
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    GS1 Schweiz
    GS1 Schweiz
     

    GS1 is the competence platform for sustainable value networks promoting solutions for optimized flow of goods as well as flow of information. As a professional association with about 5,000 member companies, GS1 Schweiz interconnects participants, promotes collaboration, and imparts expertise in value networks. Global GS1 standards and process models enable the design of efficient supply chains. Practice-oriented further education, technical publications and events aimed at sharing experiences and knowledge are other key areas of activity. 

     
     
    GS1 Schweiz
     


    As the largest online trade association in Europe, Händlerbund is an important voice in the e-commerce industry and also a valued partner. The association promotes exchange between traders and service providers to support digital and stationary trade in a sustainable manner as well as broadening the horizons for the future. Händlerbund actively engages with its members and partners thanks to the representation and bringing together of various services throughout Europe.

     
     
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    Handelskammaren
     

    The Chamber of Commerce is a private sector organization working to represent the interests of companies located in the south of Sweden. It aims to bring companies across industries together for exchanges, tailored training programs, and international trade services. Business environments are further supported through developments of infrastructure and education systems. The Chamber of Commerce has more than 2,800 members from companies of any size and has offices in Skåne, Blekinge, Kalmar, Kronoberg, and southern Halland.

     
     
    Handelskammaren
    LogistikCluster NRW
     

    The LogistikCluster NRW is the leading logistics network in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. In the cluster, industry, sciences, and regional politics work together to position North Rhine-Westphalia as the leading logistics location in Europe. In all important logistics sub-sectors, the sponsors of the cluster, the LOG-IT Club e.V., and the VVWL NRW e.V. jointly organize many activities. Besides the 250 members of the cluster, the 1700 association members of VVWL are in the target group for the cluster's activities. These activities are supported by North Rhine-Westphalia and the EU.

    LOG-IT Club e.V. is the supporting association of LogistikClusters NRW. Companies and institutions from all areas of logistics are among its members. At the moment, the association has some 250 members.

     
     
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    Midlands Aerospace Alliance
    Midlands Aerospace Alliance
     

    The Midlands Aerospace Alliance was formed in 2003 to support and represent the aerospace industry across the Midlands region in the UK. More than 40 people serve on the MAA board or one of the three working groups - a number maintained since 2004. The alliance became a Company Limited by Guarantee (non-profit limited company) in 2005 and invited Midlands’ aerospace companies to join as formal members. Like the aerospace alliances in other UK clusters, the MAA works closely with the national body Aerospace, Defence, Space and Security (ADS).

     
     
    Midlands Aerospace Alliance
     

    SAPSA is an independent, non-profit association with the objective to facilitate exchanges of knowledge and best practices between its members through networking. In addition, the user association also engages jointly with its members to influence the development of products and services from SAP®. SAPSA exists solely to meet its members' needs.

     
     
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    SSC - Swiss Shippers Council
    SSC - Swiss Shippers Council
     

    The SSC currently has 269 members from industry and trade and from the shipping and transport industries. Since the general assembly of 2010, membership has been offered to individual firms, trading companies, cooperatives, shipping and logistics companies, transport businesses and haulage contractors based in Switzerland or the Principality of Liechtenstein which are transport users for freight traffic. 

     
     
    SSC - Swiss Shippers Council
     
    techUK is the UK trade association for the IT, telecoms and electronics industries. Its members account for over 80% of these markets and include blue-chip multinationals as well as early stage technology companies. These industries together generate around 10% of UK GDP and 15% of UK trade. More than 850 companies are members of techUK. Collectively they employ more than 500,000 people, about half of all tech sector jobs in the UK. These companies range from leading FTSE 100 companies to new innovative start-ups.
     
     
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    VNL - Verein Netzwerk Logistik
    VNL - Verein Netzwerk Logistik
     

    AEB is member of VNL in both Austria and Switzerland. Since its establishment in 2008, VNL has been actively promoting continuous advancement in the field of logistics. The network connects business and research in a collaborative effort to change the traditional, functional view of logistics and adopt new approaches to increase capability, productivity and performance through logistics innovation. Logistics plays a vital role in determining success. Businesses competitiveness depends on the perfect coordination of processes between production, trading and logistics service companies. VNL addresses logistics problems and drives innovation by drawing on research findings and technological expertise.

     
     
    VNL - Verein Netzwerk Logistik
    VSUD - Vereinigung Schweizer Unternehmen in Deutschland
     

    The „Vereinigung Schweizerischer Unternehmen in Deutschland“ (VSUD) is the amalgamation of Swiss companies from all industry sectors and in all sizes investing in Germany. The VSUD currently represents around 250 member companies with approximately 1.500 subsidiaries and close to 250.000 employees in Germany alone. The board of VSUD includes actively engaged and influential representatives from the economy, and is a recognized discussion partner in politics and economy in Germany and Switzerland, as well as in councils of the European Union. VSUD is focusing on taking part in shaping tax-, labor- and competition laws.  

     
     
 
 
 
 

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