1 07, 2020

Hard Brexit gaining momentum

By |News|

No extension of the transitional period, no European customs tariff, and the roll-out of customs controls at the British border: not much more needs to be said to see that a hard Brexit is likely to become a reality. But even with a free trade agreement, there is still a lot of homework to be [...]

4 04, 2020

Are your files as safe as the CIA’s?

By |News|

It’s possible. Because our TRIS Cloud solution (in cooperation with our technology partner Oracle) is comparable to Fort Knox. It has to be if the CIA is one of your customers. Tony Vertenten, Intris CTO: “Oracle simply cannot afford to be hacked. They’ve invested huge amounts in security and our customers can benefit from that. [...]

22 11, 2019

Our tentacles reach far and wide

By |News|

Goods constantly enter and leave the country through the port of Antwerp. To make sure that all these flows run flawlessly, more than ever the key lies in advanced, but at the same time rock-solid, ICT applications. “If you want to get it right, even in the logistics sector there is no way other than [...]

28 05, 2019

3 checks that keep your import duties, excise duties, and VAT under control

By |Customs|

Proper knowledge of the commodity code is crucial for every customs declarant. After all, this code forms the basis for the amounts of import duties, VAT, excise duties, countervailing duties, and anti-dumping. A correct classification of goods might seem difficult, and yet it’s not. Because fundamentally, there are no excuses for classifying goods incorrectly: the [...]

2 04, 2019

How ECS2XL and Intris/WiseTech Global are tackling hard Brexit

By |Customs|

Automation is key, made possible by TRIS Smart Tower. The database used for this is the ERP package from ECS2XL. As soon as the products leave the warehouse (and are consolidated on the truck), the corresponding data are sent automatically to TRIS Customs. The system draws up an export declaration in PLDA and sends it [...]

4 03, 2019

How to take advantage of lower import duties from Japan

By |Customs|

The Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Japan which came into effect last month will see nearly 1 billion euros of import duties being scrapped. To take advantage of this preferential tariff treatment you as an importer have two possibilities: proof of origin (importer’s knowledge) certificate of origin (registered exporter) Importer’s knowledge Based on [...]

16 01, 2019

Six practical Brexit measures you can take now

By |Strategy|

The British parliament is due to take a decision on Brexit next week. Whether it will be a hard or a soft Brexit, deal or no-deal, the fact is that the UK will no longer be part of the EU as of 30 March 2019. In the best case there will be a transition period [...]

8 01, 2019

Six Brexit measures you need in the long term

By |Customs|

The British parliament yesterday rejected prime minister May's Brexit proposal. Are we now really headed for a hard Brexit, or can we share the optimism of Guy Verhofstadt who said this morning on Radio 1 that last night's vote made it clear there is a large majority against crashing out? The next 70 days will [...]

10 10, 2018

How to play safe with your IT environment

By |Strategy|

Do you play safe by booking an all-in vacation?So you don't have to miss even a moment of your quality time?Just arrive and chill out:without planning, without budget worries, without ad hoc problem solving? Or are you more of a planning-is-already-part-of-the-holiday type? Do you enjoy mapping out your route, comparing hotels and poring over timetables? [...]

16 07, 2018

Smart software solutions support your supply chain

By |Strategy|

Logistics service providers that manage their customers' supply chain on a Europe-wide or even worldwide basis can now call upon a reliable, flexible and future-oriented software solution. Patrick Van De Looverbosch, CEO of Intris, explains the advantages that Intris offers for this. "The preparation work is absolutely critical. We take as long as necessary to [...]