Specialists in Health and Safety, Customs Compliance and AEO (Authorised Economic Operator)
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.
HMRC is currently writing to AEO-certified businesses to set out the arrangements in the event of a no-deal Brexitread more
HMRC has launched a new online Customer Community Forum, offering support and guidance provided by agents and other HMRC expertsread more
The importance of isolating machinery before carrying out repairs and maintenance has been highlighted by a number of recent workplace incidentsread more
What a way for the VARTAN team to spend a Sunday morning! The Whole Hog is an annual 5-mile mud race with obstaclesread more
Transitional Simplified Procedures will make importing after Brexit on 31 October much simpler, particularly for businesses that would be completing customs processes for the first timeread more
With Brexit, deal or no deal, just around the corner, a host of operational and compliance benefits gives Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) certification even greater resonanceread more
Deal or no deal, the number of customs clearances will increase dramatically when the UK leaves the EU. In the case of no deal, the increase is predicted to be around 400%read more
Many congratulations to VARTAN’s Neil Bird who successfully completed the 2019 Simplyhealth Great East Run yesterday, raising money for Cancer Research UKread more
We are delighted to announce that VARTAN has become an Associate Member of Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce Groupread more
"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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