aeo-nrs-homeDutch Customs Certifies NRS Trading BV as Authorized Economic Operator.
NRS Trading BV is an established trading company delivering high quality perfumery products to international customers.
Because we wish to distinguish ourselves from most traders in our business, our focus has always been on rendering highly reliable services including on time international deliveries

In order to cross international borders without unnecessary impediments, we our crew has worked hard to obtain an Authorized Economic Operator certification from Dutch Authorities.

  • To be able to obtain this approval we have :
    – implemented a renewed Quality system
    – improved our internal safety and security measures
    – trained our whole staff to be able to react appropriately on any security related incident
    – adapted our processes to establish a secure supply chain for the delivery of our products
    – improved our communication with our risk based selected customs brokers
    – started a cooperation with experts on customs related issues and security screening


The Authorised Economic Operator certification offers the advantage to Customs that they can orient their controls towards goods consignments of companies that are non-certified and by doing so are able to function more efficiently. The certified companies on the other hand, can also benefit from certain advantages. These advantages are included in de European legislation. The AEO status of a company is recognized in all EU-member states and an AEO can use these advantages in every member state.
Next to these “legal” advantages additional advantages are created when obtaining the status.

  • 1. Legal advantages
    The holder of an AEO- certificate:
    • Can qualify for a preceding notification at controls
    • Needs to supply less data in brief declarations
    • Is subjected to less physical and documentary controls
    • Is given priority at controls in case he is selected for a control
    • Can request that a control is held at a different place
  • 2. Commercial advantages
    • For clients and suppliers the AEO is, just like the ISO, prove that certain processes in the organisation are regulated well. Thus, for example, an AEO must be financially healthy, may not have committed fraud and keep a transparent goods administration. All these matters indicate that an AEO is a reliable partner.
    • Since also forwarding agents and carriers want to benefit from the AEO status, there is a possibility to separate consignments in certified and non-certified. One would wish to have the goods in a certified load, because it will be handled sooner. The negotiating position would also be better, as an AEO has proved to be reliable and safe. This will for example make it possible to obtain longer terms of payment, or lower insurance premiums. Thus the AEO status can produce financial advantages and a faster logistic handling.
  • 3. International advantages
    To optimally secure the international supply chains, cooperation with third (non-EU) countries is required. Therefore one strives for mutual recognition of the AEO status between all countries that are executing an AEO or similar program. So the EU-US Joint Customs Cooperation Committee (JCCC) has concluded the mutual recognition of the AEO and the C-TPAT status, but there are also initiatives with other countries, such as China, Canada and Australia. The WCO (World Customs Organisation) is at the moment developing one unanimous customs safety program for all 166 connected countries; the Framework of Standards to Secure and Facilitate Global Trade. Meanwhile over 70 countries have promised to implement the Framework. All this means that an AEO certified company could also in other countries profit by customs easing and simplifications.
  • 4. Efficiency profits
    To become AEO a company must meet a lot and high requirements. These requirements are intended to control the risks of terrorism, but the improvements that are made in connection herewith often also yield efficiency profits. Some examples:
    • To be able to better follow the goods and capital
    • A better protection against theft
    • A more responsible employers policy
    • Improved work processes
    The largest advantage for AEO-companies is to have lesser disadvantages! Then customs will after all more rigorously control consignments of companies that are non-certified.


We believe that cooperation with authorities in order to create secure supply chains will help us to be able to supply not only high quality products , but also the best possible services to our customers.