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Tradelane Consulting

Tradelane's global reach and expertise enables us to provide a broad range of trade advisory services to our clients including:

  • Tariff classification
  • Customs valuation
  • E-Commerce Solutions (including Landed Cost)
  • Free trade agreements and other preferential trading arrangements
  • Trade Facilitation and AEO Programs
  • Duty drawbacks
  • Licenses and permits
  • Labelling
  • Product testing
  • Refurbished goods
  • Anti dumping / countervailing
  • Export controls, including strategic goods controls
  • Denied party screening
  • Intellectual property
  • International trade law
  • International customs law
  • Country of Origin
  • Trade Compliance Education (content and delivery)

Our personnel have a depth and breadth of experience in international Customs and trade-related matters from government, corporate and academic perspectives that allow us to provide practical advice on issues and support in problem resolution.

We are also able to draw on the expertise and knowledge of our affiliate IOR Global network – providing real ‘on the ground’ knowledge of arrangements in the 75+ countries where we have coverage.

The precise scope of services required, including relative priorities aligned with implementation of IOR services, can be discussed in detail with prospective clients if they decide to proceed with engaging Tradelane.

Past Experience

Tradelane has successfully supported a range of businesses over the past years. Some practical examples include:

  • Successful application of concessional rates of duty under the Singapore / USA free trade agreement, saving a client approximately USD 2M in customs duty;
  • Support to a group of major logistics services providers in relation to duty-free thresholds;
  • Providing continuing input on landed costs to support e-commerce solutions into 15 countries;
  • Full development of a supply model, including product testing, labelling and other arrangements for food products entering the Japanese market;
  • Detailed tariff classification advice and duty/tax rates for IT/telecom products into a range of countries;
  • Unique labelling solutions and permit processing arrangements in Malaysia;
  • Advice on minimising exposures in regard to possible breaches of trade embargoes;
  • Advice on location for distribution centres and overall logistics models.

Engagement Model

Tradelane Consulting can provide advisory services to clients on a project basis or via a more general arrangement under a retainer model. Please contact us to discuss your specific requirements.

Our Network

Tradelane has an exceptional network of supply chain, logistics and trade compliance practitioners with expertise in all aspects of international trade and customs. We also have unique access to personnel with operational experience covering over 75 countries via our affiliate company, IOR Global which facilitates Tradelane’s provision of global knowledge in a local context …

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Our People

The Tradelane leadership team brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in trade compliance and facilitation. Tradelane’s principals have over 85 years of combined experience in government administration, industry, higher education, consulting and regulatory affairs you can be assured that our advisory services will satisfy all of your trade compliance requirements.

Equally important is our ability to draw on our global network of trade compliance advisers and regional experts including an extensive network of country affiliates located in over 75 countries and growing.

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