In 2012 Levaco received the official status as Full Authorised Economic Operator from the Belgian Ministry of Finance.
The AEO Certificate ( Authorised Economic Operator ) is a certificate issued by the Customs Authorities to companies who are involved in international logistics.
An AEO certificate offers these companies certain advantages for international trade, especially for cross border trades which the result that the forwarder can work a lot more flexible.
In order tot obtain the status of Authorized Economic Operator, you must meet a number of safety criteria which are based on the Customs Code and regulations.
A self assessment, in which the company assesses itself against the risks is part of the procudure, as well as the experiences of the customs authorities with the applicant in the past.