TNETS Customs and Trade Compliance News


Industry Outreach on US Export Controls

TNETS participates in joint effort to improve compliance with US and Japan Export Controls.   TNETS recently had the privilege of participating in the Joint Industry Outreach Seminar on Strategic Trade Management which focused primarily on US and Japan export controls, organised by Singapore Customs together with the U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), the U.S. Export Control and Related Border Security Program (EXBS), the Embassy of the...

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Benefits of the Declaring Agent Governance Framework

Quote from TNETS Director Neil Johnson in Singapore Customs IN-SYNC Customs Newsletter on the introduction of improvements to the Declaring Agent Governance Framework Commenting on the new framework, Johnson said, “There is now a common standard of knowledge and proficiency to which all service providers must adhere. This sets an industry benchmark ensuring that declarants have the necessary skills to perform their functions and levels the playing field. We...

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AED Adjustment Period ends Sep 30, 2014!

This is a reminder to all exporters, traders, manufacturers and forwarders in Singapore that the Advance Export Declaration Adjustment Period which started on April 1, 2013 ends at midnight on September 30, 2014.  From October 1, 2014 Singapore Customs will be enforcing the new rules which state that an export declaration must be completed before goods can be exported. TNETS has been conducting AED Readiness seminars during the past...

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Six Key Steps To Maintaining Trade Compliance

TNETS is often asked to advise on the best approach for businesses to take in driving home the message that maintaining trade compliance is critical to business success for importers and exporters. TNETS Director, Neil Johnson, was recently called upon to speak on the same subject at Logisym 2014 in Singapore and took the opportunity to share TNETS’ suggestions as to how best practice in trade compliance is best...

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TNETS Supports Supply Chain Challenge

TNETS was pleased to accept an invitation to participate as an exhibitor at the Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) Supply Chain Challenge finals and Careers Fair held at SIM University on July 21, 2014. Aside from being able to inform and educate visitors from the various academic institutions on the careers available in trade compliance, the event was an opportunity for TNETS senior management to offer congratulations to participants in...

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Britcham AED Seminar by TNETS a Sell Out

The British Chamber in Singapore have confirmed that the Seminar on Advance Export Declarations (AED) being given by TNETS on June 13, 2014 is now sold out. TNETS, the Singapore-headquartered market-leading trade facilitation software and services provider, launched a series of seminars earlier this year aimed at ensuring businesses are fully aware of the new Advance Export Declaration (AED) rules in Singapore and know what changes they need to...

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TNETS Partners with British Chamber in Singapore to Raise Customs Awareness

On Friday, June 13th the British Chamber of Commerce in Singapore will play host to TNETS with a 2 hour seminar for Britcham members and non-members. As in previous seminars given by TNETS this year, the content will focus on the implications for businesses in freight, trading and manufacturing of the new Advance Export Declaration (AED) rules in Singapore. Attendees will be given an overview of Singapore’s journey towards...

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TNETS’ AED Readiness Seminars Fully Booked, More Planned

Following the successful running of a series of three AED Readiness Seminars by market leading trade facilitation software and service provider, TNETS, further sessions have now been planned. Despite demand – the seminars were 60% oversubscribed – TNETS will continue to run these events completely free of charge both for existing TNETS customers and for companies who have not yet taken advantage of TNETS market-leading range of outsourced customs...

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Taggart acquires Customs and Trade Services

By American Shipper Sep 12 2013  Taggart International, Ltd., has acquired Customs and Trade Services, Inc., a premier textile and apparel U.S. Customs Broker based in Miami with an additional office in Gulfport, Miss.    Taggart International is an FMC Licensed NVOCC and OTI with more than a dozen steamship line service contracts and is an approved TSA air freight forwarder, an IATA member and a licensed bonded domestic property broker.  ...

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