2013 WCO TI Forum


Federal Administration of Public Revenues (AFIP) - Being the host administration of this Forum reflects AFIP’s recognition of the value that innovation, technology and knowledge have for Customs progress and how these factors contribute to increase the competitiveness, transparency and security of foreign trade, the growth and development of a country, the welfare and safety of its citizens and environmental and social responsibility. It is also another example of this Administration's commitment to strengthening international exchanges as a key factor for the use of innovation and its yields by means of joint efforts, with a view to facilitating trade and securing the supply chain worldwide.

Visit www.afip.gov.ar

Exhibition booth No. 6

CHAMP Cargosystems provides the most comprehensive range of integrated IT solutions and distribution services for the air cargo transport chain. The portfolio spans core management systems, messaging services, and eCargo solutions. These include applications to meet customs and security requirements, quality optimization as well as e-freight and mobility needs. The products and services are well-known under the Cargospot and Traxon brands.

The company serves over 200 airlines and GSAs, and links these with some 3,000 forwarders and GHAs worldwide. CHAMP’s solutions help its customers and their clients adapt to critical and continuous changes in air transport logistics to meet global trade demands.

CHAMP Cargosystems is headquartered in Luxembourg and operates offices in London, Zurich, Frankfurt / Main and Manila.

Visit www.champ.aero.

ERA-Maptec Ltd., Ireland's foremost remote sensing company, is a private consultancy specialising in the application of earth observation, digital cartography and GIS. Established in 1983 as an on-campus company in Trinity College, Dublin, it has since expanded to become a fully commercial organisation offering a wide range of consultancy services.

ERA-Maptec supplies and processes earth observation (EO) data and has Ireland's largest image processing facilities. We have  worked extensively with many international companies and government agencies and are presently working with the European Space Agency to develop EO services related to illegal waste activities, which include rapid response and long term monitoring services. We are seeking to develop partnerships with international and national customs and law enforcement agencies working on environmental crime linked to waste.

Visit www.era.ie

Exhibition booth No. 15

GAINDE 2000 has been active in trade facilitation for over 17 years. The company provides state-of-the-art solutions and high quality services covering the total supply chain of global trade, in line with international standards. Its solutions designed for Governments, Port Community and businesses operate either in stand-alone or all-inclusive mode and offer high performance level. GAINDE 2000 has implemented a Single Window and a modern eCustoms system combined with logistic services through a paperless platform at national level and beyond borders. GAINDE 2000 is a regional leader in paperless trade, as a core element of economic development.

Building on an extensive experience in Single Window implementation, GAINDE 2000 provides guidance and customized services upstream and downstream of a Single Window project through its business unit dedicated to Consulting. GAINDE International Consulting is willing to help clients achieve performance at each stage of their trade facilitation project.

Visit : www.gainde2000.sn 

Exhibition booth No. 19

GS1 Standards

Help Business and Government Work Smarter

GS1 is an international not-for-profit association, with Member Organisations in over 110 countries, dedicated to the design and implementation of global standards and solutions to improve the efficiency and visibility of supply and demand chains globally and across sectors. The GS1 system of standards is the most widely used supply chain standards system in the world.

The use of GS1 identification and traceability standards will contribute to Customs efforts to advance priorities for addressing safety, security and efficiency at national borders, in particular through Single Window initiatives.

GS1 and WCO have a long-standing working relationship. Both parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding in 2007.

In Argentina, we  have been working since 1984, working  actively with  more than 9,000 associates who daily come from across the country in search of solutions.

Visit www.gs1.org.ar
Facebook: /GS1argentina
Twitter: @GS1argentina

Exhibition booth No. 12

Hi-G-Tek is a leading global provider of wireless solutions for validating asset integrity. Solutions include real-time location, security and condition information for high value cargo and assets, whether in transit or stationary. The company offers a unique value proposition through its leading edge technology platform that extends client visibility and control of critical assets to the edge of the supply chain where knowledge of location and condition is a competitive advantage. Clients benefit from Hi-G-Tek’s experience in resolving myriad logistics, supply chain, and security challenges, a broad portfolio of electronic seals and locks, and an advanced Enterprise Services Platform (ESP) that generates actionable information.

LOCAID is Hi-G-Tek's exclusive distributor in Argentina.

Visit www.higtek.com

Exhibition booth No.14

Created by the World Customs Organization, IPM is the only truly global anti-counterfeiting tool that serves as an interface between customs officers and the private sector. IPM is an online and mobile application that enables right holders to provide customs officers with real-time data on their products facilitating the identification of counterfeit goods.  

Visit www.wcoipm.org

Exhibition booth No.24

RSI Group SA is an Argentinean company committed to offer high-tech innovative solutions for cargo tracking by means of one-of-its-kind devices on the market, promoting ongoing innovation to face the continuous challenges that cargo shipment presents at a regional level.

Our devices provide visibility and real-time tracking for logistics operations, enabling not only customs agencies but also private customers to have a useful tool in order to minimize fraud events, illegal trade and smuggling by detecting threats, diversions and unscheduled stops, among others.

RSI Group SA, a solid professional team at your disposal.

Visit www.p-lock.net

Exhibition booth No. 30

Saetech is a technology company with extensive experience in foreign trade. More than 600,000 movements have shown that DES (Electronic Security Device) is a fundamental tool in logistics. Operator for the main tax warehouses. Approved by AFIP Argentina (PEMA, OLS, ISTA) approved electronic seal service provider for Uruguay. Transits to Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. Goods in transit insurance.

Visit www.saetech.com.ar

Exhibition booth No. 26


Smiths Detection offers advanced security solutions in civil and military markets worldwide, developing and manufacturing government-regulated technology products that help detect and identify explosives, chemical and biological agents, radiological and nuclear threats, weapons, narcotics and contraband. It is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in applying integrated, advanced technologies to markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications and engineered components. Smiths Group employs around 23,000 people in more than 50 countries.

Visit www.smithsdetection.com

Exhibition booth No. 27

A leading company that provides information for international trade affairs through its publications and the most complete databases on the market by applying cutting edge information technology.

At www.tarifar.com you are able to inquire about nomenclature, Latin American tariffs, ALADI agreements, customs and international trade legislation and jurisprudence, statistics and importers and exporters guides.

TARIFAR meets the needs of an increasingly demanding market in terms of information related to international trade operations.

Its ongoing expertise makes TARIFAR the most reliable and complete tool available on the Argentine market. 

Exhibition booth No. 9

Thermo Scientific handheld chemical identification tools are field-ready instruments that deliver precise, actionable intelligence to customs and border protection agencies around the world. The company’s Thermo Scientific™ FirstDefender™, TruDefender™ and TruNarc™ analyzers are widely deployed for identification of explosives, toxic chemicals and narcotics, helping detect and deter the transport of hazardous substances while facilitating commerce and safe travel.
Using lab-proven technologies, Thermo Scientific analyzers provide rapid, accurate chemical identification, often without direct contact with the material in question.  The company also offers solutions for pharmaceutical counterfeit screening, and metals/rare earth elemental analysis, supporting real-time decisions in the field.

Exhibition booth No. 17

TRANS Electronic Industries when consulting capitalizes on its experience in setting up communications infrastructure by the preparation of the terms of reference related works. Likewise, supported by special instruments, performs analysis of existing infrastructure in organizations and their possible adaptation to new requirements.

When customers require it, there have local technical staff in charge of the operation and maintenance of the network, as well as the audit of contracted SLA levels to different suppliers.

For the suitability, installation, configuration and maintenance of the systems, personnel are available in each of these professional services areas.

Visit http://trans.com.ar/

Exhibition booth No.10

UNI-PASS is the world-class electronic clearance portal system, which provides one-stop PASS service by unifying export/import clearance, duty drawback, management of passenger and ship/airline’s arrival/departure, bonded cargo tracking and export/import requirement confirmation into customs declaration.  UNI-PASS is established by the Korea Customs Service, Korea Customs UNI-PASS & Single Window Agency (KCingle-CUPIA or just CUPIA) is Korea’s largest professional non-profit organization specialized in customs solution.  CUPIA pursues excellence in customs consulting, development, operation & maintenance and R&D for the advancement of customs administrations around the world.

Visit www.unipass.or.kr

Exhibition booth No. 3