Customs Clearing and Trade Compliance

We’re different.

We are there to take care of customer concerns, because we are fully aware of the complexities of ever increasing changes in regulations and the many factors that need to be taken into account when entering a new market.

There are common concerns our customers have such as SARS and the Preferred Trader program, the new Customs Control Bill, delays due to customs stops, incorrect tariff heading penalties, setting up an excise store, the claiming back of duties and tight cash flow. With over 100 years’ experience in Trade and Customs Compliance, Röhlig-Grindrod is extremely well positioned to handle these disquiets.

Röhlig-Grindrod offers customs clearing services and expert advice to clients with regards to tariff classifications and other Customs related matters. We are fully Customs compliant and accredited. This facilitates and speeds up the Customs clearance process with reduced Customs interventions, further assisted through the usage of the paperless EDI system.

Selecting a reputable service provider that pro-actively manages the ever increasing demands for compliance is key in today’s environment. Our track record and relationship with the authorities speaks for themselves, of which we are very proud.

Our consulting service portfolio.

  • Customs tariff determinations and rulings
  • Country of Origin determinations
  • Customs compliance audits
  • Duty drawback / Refunds / eligibility evaluation
  • Product classification
  • Appeals and post entry projects
  • Valuation Guidance and application
  • Prevention and Resolution of customs stops
  • SARS Preferred Trader Program
  • Assistance and advice on applications for Bonded, SOS, Excise warehouses etc.
  • Assistance in applying for duty increases, reductions or rebates with ITAC
  • Assistance in applying for Importers / Exporters registration with Customs
  • Guidance in matters pertaining to animal, health and safety products

Have the advantage.

With Röhlig-Grindrod, Customs clearing and compliance would be a competitive advantage with financial and non-financial benefits. As an accredited agent, our focus will always be to ensure compliance in all spheres  of the Customs & Excise Law and to guide our valued clients.

Most Companies do not have the time or the necessary resources with the correct expertise to navigate through the maze of ever changing customs and trade regulations. At Röhlig-Grindrod we believe this our key differentiator that can be used to your advantage.