2011 WCO IT Conference and Exhibition

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At Microsoft, we're motivated and inspired every day by how our customers use our software to find creative solutions to business problems, develop breakthrough ideas, and stay connected to what's most important to them.

We are committed long term to the mission of helping our customers realize their full potential. Just as we constantly update and improve our products, we want to continually evolve our company to be in the best position to accelerate more flexible and scalable technologies such as Cloud Computing as they emerge and to better serve our customers.
With our technology partners, we are developing innovative solutions that facilitate trade and align to the public and private sector needs of a much changed global environment. In particular, with advances in Cloud Computing we work hand-in-hand with customers and partners in the public and private sectors, including international organizations and government agencies, to help them leverage the future of IT hosting.

Visit: http://www.microsoft.com/mscorp/articles/business.asp


Premier Platinum Sponsors

Accenture's vision for integrated, modernized border management helps agencies around the world address the challenges associated with border security, customs and immigration. Accenture’s in-depth research and worldwide experience with border management, immigration and customs agencies has yielded innovative insights that help agencies meet the dual goals of facilitating the cross-border movement of people and cargo while enhancing the security of citizens and visitors


Inspection & Control Services (ICS) specializes in providing Customs Modernization Solutions and Services as well as a full e-Government Solution. The ICS Group assists governments with customs revenues enhancement, improved controls and trade facilitation.  The Group provides tailor made solutions through the deployment of its flagship product, MicroClear®. ICS also delivers a comprehensive valuation assistance solution based on the World Trade Organization (WTO) guidelines, which includes price research on all types of imported goods.


Platinum Sponsors

Bull is an Information Technology company, dedicated to helping Corporations and Public Sector organizations optimize the architecture, operations and the financial return of their Information Systems and mission-critical related business processes. Bull focuses on open and secure systems, and as such is the only European-based company offering expertise in all the key elements of the IT value chain.
Bull is notably involved in projects to modernize the business processes of many government agencies and its packaged solutions are currently used in dozens of countries across all continents. These include e-biscus, which allows customs authorities to fulfill their role in monitoring trade and collecting excise payments efficiently and in total security, and e-ris, which manages and collects direct and indirect taxes, helps establish one-stop shops and fights against fraud.
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems company. For more information about Oracle, visit www.oracle.com

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Customs organisations require more than just new technology; they need a comprehensive approach to their business challenges based on a clear understanding of the issues, a deep knowledge of the Customs business, advanced business and technological thinking, and talented professionals who are passionate about what they do.

IBM is committed to supporting and assisting governments and partner organisations as they address the challenge of the e-Customs transformation. We have invested in a dedicated global team of industry consultants, subject matter experts and solution developers, who focus on developing assets and providing solutions and services to Customs organisations within the total supply chain of global trade.

Our solutions combine IBM’s unique insight into Customs organisations with leading strategic consulting skills and unparalleled technical assets to help our clients forge a new path to more effective, efficient and responsive operations. Our success is accomplished by building strong relationships with our clients and their partners, by completing complex systems integration projects on time and within budget, by providing consulting services, and by introducing innovative solutions that are backed by IBM’s extensive research and development capabilities and underpinned by IBM’s broad portfolio of technology offerings.

Visit us at; www.ibm.com/government
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INTRASOFT International S.A. is a leading European company in the area of Information and Communication Technology and a market-leader in building, integration, deployment and operational management of information systems for Customs Administrations and private companies. Over the years we have developed a broad portfolio of products and services addressing a wide range of customs requirements, including the provision of consultation services and computerisation of customs processes to reflect national and regional needs of public and private organisations.

As a subsidiary of INTRACOM HOLDINGS S.A., INTRASOFT International S.A. was established in October 1996 and has achieved impressive organic growth since then. INTRASOFT International S.A. has more than 700 employees in Belgium, Luxembourg, Athens and Romania, 20% of whom hold postgraduate degrees, representing 20 different nationalities and mastering more than 15 languages. For more information on our customs offerings please visit: http://www.intrasoft-intl.com/e-customs/

 Gold Sponsor

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $37 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world's most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 285,000 team members to remain "absolutely, positively" focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities.


Bronze Sponsors


Expeditors provides global logistics solutions that touch on all aspects of the supply chain. For over 30 years, Expeditors employees have worked diligently with our customers to increase order visibility, reduce surplus inventory, control inflated delivery-cycle times, monitor and assign accountability and reduce overall supply chain costs.

Expeditors specializes in providing flexible global logistics capabilities that start from the planning stage and go all the way to the delivery of your goods. We listen to your unique business needs and offer solutions for all aspects your supply chain.

We continually focus on systems and technologies that give our customers the tools needed to manage their global networks by providing visibility, deploying uniform systems, and providing customized and integrated solutions.

Our job is to make sure that from raw material to finished goods sitting on the retail shelf, we provide the critical services and information necessary to give our clients a competitive advantage in the management of their supply chains. For more information, visit http://www.expeditors.com/.


PROGNOZ has been working in IT market since 1991 and is one of the top companies in Russia in developing the systems of monitoring, analysis and forecasting of economic and financial processes.

PROGNOZ has offices in Russia (Moscow, Perm), the USA (Washington), China (Beijing), Belgium (Brussels), Ukraine (Kiev), the UAE (Dubai), Kazakhstan (Astana), and Belarus (Minsk).

List of PROGNOZ customers includes International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, World Health Organization, 3M (the USA), Coca-Cola (the USA), the Presidential Executive Office and the Government of the Russian Federation, Federal Customs Service (Russian Federation), the Bank of Russia, Gazprom (Russia), Bayer (Germany), Syngenta Ltd. (Switzerland), and many others.


UNI-PASS is the brand name of the electronic clearance portal system of the Korea Customs Service. It is a general term that encompasses the service of the Korea Customs Service, including clearance system. Cargo management system, and duty collection system, etc. UNI-PASS is the fruit of informatization of the customs administration, produced hand-in-hand with the users, reflecting the changes in the international customs environment and the development in IT technology.


Unisys is a worldwide information technology company. We provide a portfolio of IT services, software, and technology that solves critical problems for clients. We specialize in helping clients secure their operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centers, enhance support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise applications. To provide these services and solutions, we bring together offerings and capabilities in outsourcing services, systems integration and consulting services, infrastructure services, maintenance services, and high-end server technology. With approximately 23,000 employees, Unisys serves commercial organizations and government agencies throughout the world. For more information, visit www.unisys.com 

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