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.
HMRC has updated their guidance on AEO, adding to their already excellent AEO web pages
Newly published, the UK Global Tariff details the duties payable on all imports into the UK from 1st January 2021
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) and HMRC have published a very useful website to provide information and assistance on the ongoing Customs Grant Schemes
A first in the industry, VARTAN’s new service brings together everything a fleet operator needs to stay DVSA compliant – in one easy offering
It would be easy to forget that we are in a Brexit transition period. For about three years we hardly heard about anything else in the UK. Now, of course, the focus is on the coronavirus pandemic.
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has welcomed the latest announcement by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) of an extension to the implementation timetable of CDS
We are very much ‘Open for business’ with our staff predominantly working at home, so we can continue to provide our class-leading consultancy services. Do you need advice on one of our hot topics?
The Chancellor’s March 2020 speech included the news of an important boost to those VAT registered UK businesses which are integrated in international supply chains
HMRC is introducing automatic sorting of import and export clearance documents that they receive, which means traders will need to send a PDF summary form to HMRC for each submission that needs further checks
"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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