Mike Dixon, Langdon's MD, said e-CFSP had been 'very successful' as a shop window for internet-based applications.
sees lots of growth potential for hosted products. 'We now have a proven web-based customs platform being used in the UK.As Intel
has shown, it can be used just as well elsewhere in the EU.'
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...Mike Dixon, Langdon's Chief Executive, says the idea is to keep costs relatively low making the site attractive to even the smallest company.
'We believe this will be a very attractive package for those companies who don't want to invest in the new Customs reporting system and have no specialist customs knowledge in support.Essentially what these customers are doing is accessing the full Langdon Duty Management system from their desk.They then select the modules they need, enter the data either by uploading a file or manually capturing the data through intuitive screens, and the system does the rest in terms of processing and managing the communications with Customs.'
The focus on the lower end of the market is a new departure for Langdon
who historically have serviced major importing companies.Mike Dixon
says that the internet-based service will enable smaller companies to access the sophisticated duty management systems that major companies have enjoyed for years. 'For sure this is the way that customs reporting is going.