The Bocholt based company thenex GmbH has been awarded the AEO Certificate „Simplifications/Safety Under Customs Law“ (AEO F) by the Main Customs Office in Münster to become an “Authorized Economic Operator”. This eases the process provided for in the customs rules and security standards of the EU member states and is internationally held in high esteem.


As an internationally active procurement service provider and special exporter for technical facilities, thenex now facilitates all customs clearing formalities for its global industrial clients in strict observance of all safety related conditions in an even more efficient way.


Numerous provisions needs to be met in order to attain this sought-after certification; AEO recognized  enterprises are considered as particularly reliable and trustworthy, thus having easier access to customs simplifications or to be in a more favourable position to comply with the new security requirements. The status of the Authorized Economic Operator is valid in all EU member states without a time period limitation; according to the latest agreement, even US customs will treat AEO recognized enterprises in the same manner according to US security standards.


Therefore, thenex contributes that the international supply chain is consistently secured from the manufacturer of goods through to the final user. Various well-known manufacturers of capital goods and technical equipment as well as clients from different industries on a global level can continue to favour thenex and to rely in its competencies as well as skilled security in processing international trade.