IPC gives members access to best-in-class cross-border technology 

IPC gives members access to best-in-class cross-border technology 

International Post Corporation (IPC) is enabling its members to meet the growing cross-border regulatory challenges through the provision of industry-leading technologies. 

One of the major challenges facing postal operators is Import Control System 2 (ICS2) which is underpinned by a large-scale advance cargo information system. 

The first ICS2 release occurred in March 2021 with further releases scheduled for March 2023 and March 2024. All require mandatory advance electronic data (AED). 

IPC is supporting its members in meeting the requirements of ICS2 through partnerships with companies including Hurricane Commerce.  

Hurricane has established itself as a global cross-border data provider to posts with customers including Royal Mail, An Post, Australia Post and Emirates Post. 

Hurricane’s Aura and Zephyr data solutions have been integrated by IPC into its Dynamic Merchant Platform (DMP). 

Aura can support members with duty and tax calculation, prohibited and restricted goods screening and denied parties screening. 

Zephyr is Hurricane’s data enhancement service and ensures that shipments have the right data – including HS6 codes, product descriptions and 8- and 10- digit import and export codes – to pass smoothly through customs. 

Holger Winklbauer, CEO of the IPC, said: “As posts are faced with increasing cross-border regulatory requirements, their success depends on being able to harness best-in-class technologies.”  

He added: “Through partnerships with the likes of Hurricane Commerce, IPC is enabling our members and other posts to meet the ICS2 requirement for mandatory AED, but also many other customs and security requirements, through a common system, resulting in a reduction in complexity, implementation costs, and time.” 

David Spottiswood, Co-Founder of Hurricane Commerce, said: “Submitting incomplete or incorrect data causes shipments to be held by customs until the appropriate data has been provided. 

“This impacts hugely on transit times, operational efficiency, costs and customer experience. 

“Hurricane is delighted to be a partner to the IPC whose forward-thinking, innovative approach is supporting its members in meeting the challenges of ICS2 and other regulatory events through the integration of cutting-edge data technologies.” 

Relevant Directory Listings

Listing image

KEBA

KEBA is an internationally successful high-tech company with headquarters in Linz (Austria) and subsidiaries worldwide. KEBA is active in the three operative business areas: Industrial Automation, Handover Automation and Energy Automation. The company has been developing and producing for more than 50 years according to […]

Find out more

Other Directory Listings

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

P&P Poll

Loading

What is your top business priority?

Thank you for voting
You have already voted on this poll!
Please select an option!








MER Magazine


The Mail & Express Review (MER) Magazine is our quarterly print publication. Packed with original content and thought-provoking features, MER is a must-read for those who want the inside track on the industry.

 

News Archive

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This