Head of Customs appointed at Europa Worldwide

Lieven Hendrickx has been appointed into the new role of Head of Customs at logistics company Europa Worldwide.

Hendricks has been working with leading logistics operators for the last 30 years, working in Europe and the Middle East, most recently working at business consultancy Deloitte.

Initially the Europa Worldwide customs lead is to be based in Ostende with a team of 15 based in France, Belgium and the UK. He is to manage the operations of Europa Worldwide’s Frictionless Trade Services (FTS) that is designed designed to make the company’s customers customs and excise journeys easier to handle.

Hendrickx commented: “I’m delighted to be joining Europa to lead the customs team ensuring we provide effective clearance support for our customers.  Andrew leads a dynamic team at Europa and it’s great to be a part of that team as we continue through to create a clear path for our customers and partners.”

Andrew Baxter, Managing Director of Europa Worldwide Group comments. “The Brexit transition period is quickly coming to an end. Soon all goods travelling between the UK and the EU will need to go through a customs process.

“Whilst some areas are still unclear, we must all ensure we prepared.  Creating our own team, headed up by a skilled operator such as Lieven means that both Europa and our customers will be in the strongest position on 1 January 2021.”