Mon, 09 Nov | Online

Founder Stories: Russell Wilkinson, CEO & Founder, World Customs Portal

We chat with the founder of World Customs Portal, the world's first global single window for multinational corporations trading internationally. We talk about how this pandemic has affected the import/export industry and the implications for global supply chains in a post-pandemic world.
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Founder Stories: Russell Wilkinson, CEO & Founder, World Customs Portal

Time & Location

09 Nov 2020, 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm AEDT

About the event

What is Founder Stories? The Tank Stream Labs community is home to an incredible knowledge fountain - everyone with their own unique story to tell. Join us every week to listen in on conversations with our talented founders and alumni.

In this installment, we speak with, Russell Wilkinson, CEO & Founder, World Customs Portal on:

  • How this pandemic has affected the import/export industry
  • His personal startup journey
  • The implications for global supply chains in a post-pandemic world


Russell Wilkinson, CEO & Founder, World Customs Portal As a Customs and International Trade (CIT) expert, Russell aims to improve the compliance of customs duty in a client’s business, thereby producing cash savings, real margin improvement, and enhanced Customs Compliance for the future of the business. Russell has over 35 years of experience in the CIT consulting and technology industry, and conducts strategic compliance reviews for clients of World Customs Consultants, both within Australia and internationally, in relation to declaration technology, international supply chain security and Trusted Trader type programs. As CEO and Founder of World Customs Platform, Russell works with various client types, including import distributors, manufacturers, retailers, and companies within the international freight forwarding sector seeking Trusted Trader accreditation.

A bit about World Customs Portal The World’s First Global Single Window for multinational corporations trading internationally Global Duty Product Library. WCP enables up to 8 times faster border clearances, supply chain cost reductions of up to 25% within a global declaration market of 595 million transactions per annum.  WCP is a 21st-century solution for multinational corporations (MNC's) who's entire import and export process is a multi-layered and opaque long paper trail of disjointed processors, which is dysfunctional and mostly unmanageable in today's trading world.  WCP provides purchase order tracking and real-time product/duty customs disclosure information via unique blockchain technology, as well as reporting and payment capabilities. The Portal represents the first product of its kind that harnesses a centralised system for all aspects involved in the international supply chain in one Single Window.

EVENT DETAILS When: Monday 9 November Time: 12.00pm - 12.30pm (AEDT) Where: Online Cost: Free  RSVP: Register by 9am, Monday 9 November You will be sent the video call link once you have registered. Join the TSL Digital Community Want more content? join TSL's digital community. Check out previous Founder Stories here.

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