EU customs logistics and global supply chain

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Customs administrations play a vital role in the growth of international trade and the development of the global marketplace. The role of customs has now expanded to include national security, in particular the security and facilitation of legitimate trade from the threats posed by terrorism, trans-national organized crime, commercial fraud, counterfeiting and piracy. Being a part of the governmental organizations that monitor and manage a cross-border movement of goods, customs administrations appear in a unique position, as they ensure an increased security of the global supply network as well as contribute to the social and economic development through the revenue collection and the trade facilitation. In the article the customs logistics importance to the defense of the society and markets has been revealed integrating security aspects to the customs control. After conducting the analysis of the EU customs audit’s model, used for the assessment of business enterprises activities, the evaluation of this model has been introduced, its fundamental drawbacks lying in the identification of the appropriate indicators of the activities’ assessment have been revealed. The aim of research is to identify the most risky and the most significant areas of the business activities’ assessment.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEntrepreneurship, business and economics. Vol. 2 : Proceedings of the 15th Eurasia business and economics society conference
EditorsMehmet Huseyin, Hakan Danis
PublisherSpringer International Publishing AG
ISBN (Print)9783319275727
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Publication series

NameEurasian studies in business and economics
ISSN (Print)2364-5067



  • Trade security
  • Customs
  • Enterprises activities’ assessment
  • AEO concept

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Adomavičiūtė, D. (2016). EU customs logistics and global supply chain. In M. Huseyin, & H. Danis (Eds.), Entrepreneurship, business and economics. Vol. 2 : Proceedings of the 15th Eurasia business and economics society conference (pp. 467-478). (Eurasian studies in business and economics; Vol. 3, No. 2). Springer International Publishing AG.