GCS is an independent Agility subsidiary offering customs and ports modernization services that range from concept development of concepts to implementation and integration.
GCS’s comprehensive modernization and trade facilitation solutions help countries deploy the systems and technology they need to improve management control, increase revenues, and comply with their obligations under multinational (WTO, WCO, and GATT) and bilateral trade agreements.
GCS solutions address all modes of transport and traffic at airports, seaports and customs land-border stations. GCS helps its customers build out infrastructure, scale their systems and modernize for more efficient processing of imports, exports and transits. It helps businesses and other logistics stakeholders exchange information and data critical to customs clearance and compliance. GCS works with customers to build the right systems and processes, and develop the professional skills required to run secure, highly efficient customs regimes. GCS delivers cost efficient, environmentally responsible solutions for handling and stevedoring at ports moving bulk, breakbulk, and containerized cargo, and doing heavy lift movements of out-of-gauge cargo requiring multi-modal transportation and port-to-door delivery. In addition, GCS executes a range of marine mooring services to facilitate berthing operations and clearance.
GCS has provided creative, out-of-the-box solutions to solve our clients’ toughest challenges on critical Public Private Partnership projects.
GCS Core Solutions
GCS helps customs and ports administrations undergo successful change management and implementation of IT and communications systems that will improve operations. GCS works with authorities to identify opportunities for cost savings, revenue enhancement, and safer, faster movement of goods. It designs processes that will ensure high performance and service quality.
Customs Training & Capacity Building
GCS has established a training center qualified by WCO to transfer operational know-how and assess officers’ skills and conduct.
The center provides high-level training via professional programs and implementation of WCO standards and best practices, conducting training activities at the national, regional and international levels.
GCS provides technical expertise and investment support for the design and implementation of e-government digital solutions and applications. It offers a comprehensive suite of modern e-government solutions, as well as expertise for follow-on customs administration restructuring and organizational and process change.
GCS manages port operations that provide higher productivity, faster turnaround of vessels, lower congestion, and greater throughput of containers, bulk and breakbulk.
GCS offers engineering, construction, remodeling and management services for customs administration facilities. It brings local customs facilities up to international standards for quality, safety, efficiency, and environmental management.
GCS works with customs authorities to improve security through the training and use of professional canine detection units deployed to prevent illegal smuggling of explosives, firearms, narcotics and money.