Specialists in Customs Compliance, AEO (Authorised Economic Operator), Health and Safety
VARTAN’s expert team consists of skilled consultants, each with a wealth of knowledge in their respective fields. Their expertise is applied to each client’s specific situation to ensure that VARTAN provides sustainable and robust solutions.
With practical experience of HMRC, Border Force and HSE, we are able to assist with Customs Training, Customs Warehousing, CFSP, ETSF, Security and ISO standards.
Our services also include assisting our clients with completion of application forms, carrying out on-site risk assessments & audits, as well as drafting & implementing policies & procedures to ISO:9001 standard.
We pride ourselves in our ability to successfully guide our clients through the complexities of risk management, accreditation and compliance
Based in Suffolk, close to one of the largest ports in Europe, VARTAN is one of the UK’s leading compliance consultancies. We are proud of our professionalism, our attention to detail and our friendly service.
VARTAN has a 100% success rate with Customs applications handled, so our clients can rest assured that they are in very capable hands.
VARTAN was established in 2009 and is still privately owned and managed by its founder, Miles Vartan.
The Compliance Experts Podcast – Episode 5: The shortage of Lorry Drivers in the UK is an escalating problem
We reveal the real issues behind the driver crisis and discuss some potential solutions
The Compliance Experts Podcast – Episode 4: The UK is buying more online than it can store and deliver
Can we build enough warehousing to contain this growth?
On October 1st 2021 importers bringing in fresh produce are likely to have to adhere to new EU to GB import rules
In this episode we talk about going back to the office after such a long time working from home. Is it that simple?
The Compliance Experts Podcast – Episode 2: Time to face up to those new Brexit import and export laws! The clock is ticking down.
It’s been tough and it’s about to get tougher! Miles and his expert guests unpack the latest Brexit laws on importing and exporting
In this first episode of The Compliance Experts Podcast, Miles Vartan gives us an overview of what he and his guests will bring to this honest and straight-talking podcast series
We’re delighted to launch ‘The Compliance Experts Podcast’. in which we’ll be making sense of legislation through discussion
HMRC have published a policy for importers who have unintentionally received goods before they’ve had the opportunity to declare them
Following the success of our online Import Customs Training, we’ve made our Export Customs Training available too!
“The VARTAN team made the AEO application process trouble free. Liz was on hand to help and assist at every stage right through to the day we became accredited. VARTAN come highly recommended if you want to be assured your applications are of the right standard.”
Co-Founder & Director
"I would like to thank Liz for assisting us to gain AEO status. She made the whole process so much easier, always there to help when it was needed. Very professional in her approach and very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend VARTAN."
Business Development Manager
Prologic Services Ltd
"I could not have done it without VARTAN. Neil guided me through the labyrinth of information and terminology with patience and understanding. VARTAN were able to advise me on all areas of the complicated process of imports and exports as well as taking me through the application for a Customs warehouse (now granted)."
Caroline NorrisMutt Motorcylces
"The VARTAN team have knowledge of all areas of the international freight and logistics business, way beyond their perceived areas of expertise. This enables them to know what it is that makes a company ‘tick’ and to provide value beyond just their consultancy services."
"I unreservedly recommend VARTAN to any company considering applying for AEO accreditation. They have shown themselves to be valuable, reliable partners. Without their expertise, knowledge and support we would not have achieved this success."
International and Pet Business Director
Trouw Nutrition GB
"VARTAN project managed our AEO application with first class knowledge and efficiency. Their experience in customs and safety practices is excellent and we would recommend any company interested in applying for AEO to use VARTAN to manage the application."
Transport & Logistics Manager
"Thank you assisting us to gain AEO status and for providing a first class service. It made the process so much more enjoyable having VARTAN on board and AEO will benefit us as a company in this ever changing world."
Locher Evers International
"Without the expertise and experience of the team at VARTAN we would never have gained our AEO accreditation. With the all hard work taken away we could get on with business as usual. The consultants went so far beyond the call of duty that I could not rate them more highly."
Group Financial Director
Harrison & Clough
"VARTAN's professional team made the whole application and inspection process a pain-free experience. Their hands-on approach and attention to fine detail was key to us gaining our AEO accreditation quickly and seamlessly."
"It could not have been easier once we contracted in VARTAN to help us gain AEO accreditation. This was sorted with minimum impact on the day to day running of the office. Job well done!"
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