A.L. Logistics Pvt. Ltd, part of the Greenways Group, has been certified as an Authorised Economic Operator – LO – as a Custodian by the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs on June 3, 2019.
AEO is a programme under the aegis of the World Customs Organization’s (WCO) SAFE Framework of Standards to secure and facilitate global trade. The programme aims to enhance international supply chain security and facilitate movement of legitimate goods. AEO encompasses various players in the international supply chain, said a release.
Under this programme, an entity engaged in international trade is approved by Customs as compliant with supply chain security standards and granted AEO status as well as certain benefits. AEO is a voluntary programme. It enables Indian Customs to enhance and streamline cargo security through close cooperation with the principle stakeholders of the international supply chain, i.e. importers, exporters, logistics service providers, custodians or terminal operators, Customs brokers and warehouse operators.
A.L. Logistics has expressed its deep gratitude and sincere thanks to the Customs Department, the port authorities, other government agencies, its customers and its service providers, without whose support and cooperation its growth would have remained a distant dream. Dedicating this certification to all of them, the company has emphasised that its pursuit of excellence will continue throughout its future journey.