Essentials of a Customs Clearance Software

Essentials of a Customs Clearance Software

Feb 05

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An effective customs clearance software has become a basic need for customs clearance agents. The complete process has become so complex due to the large number of documents & the statutory compliances that have to be adhered to. A software channelizes all the energy of a CHA to increasing his business volumes & not into documentation & other process handling. The following are the essentials of a Customs Clearance Software -

  • Flexibility to work from anywhere – In this day & age of cloud computing, your customs clearance process should be able to be accessible from anywhere at any time. Thus, an online web based software is the only answer to this.
  • Document filing to any Customs location – The customs location can be anywhere on this planet, thus, your software should be able to file the documents to the same.
  • Enable online filing of Bills of Entry and Shipping Bills via ICEGATE
  • Should enable your organization to provide improved service to your customers.
  • Should be preferably a complete online solution without any requirement for installation.
  • Enable statutory compliance with complete peace of mind.
  • Should have updated databases for Classifications, Duties, Notifications, DEPB, Drawback, Ports, and Exchange Rates etc.
  • Enable Daily Status Report
  • Enhanced client reporting system – Your clients should have access to the status of their goods via your software.
  • Informed Decision Making – Automated reporting features & graphical MIS reports must be present which help in help informed decision making.
  • Reduction in Administrative Costs – This is one of the most important reasons to install a customs clearance software.
  • The customs clearance software must in line with maximizing capacity and minimizing costs while profitably meeting the requirements of customers.


  1. Anonymous

    I would have to say, well stated.

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