Customs, foreign trade and taxes: Porath Customs Agents is a member of several organizations.
Vereinigung Hamburger Zolldeklaranten e.V.
A business organization of customs agents situated in Hamburg since 1991, which sponsors and protects the common economic, structural and social-political interests of its members.
Verein Hamburger Spediteure e.V.
Founded as early as 1884, in the Hansa City, the VHSp represents the interests of Hamburg forwarding agencies on a regional, national and international level to other business organizations, the political arena and the public.
Logistik Initiative Hamburg e.V.
The Administration of Economics, Traffic and Innovation and the the Hamburg economy have come together to form the LIHH, continuing to make Hamburg the logistics capitol of northern Europe. Building a stronger bond between economy, science and research.
Hafen Hamburg Marketing e.V.
The HHM has been strengthening the competitive position of Hamburg’s ports for 25 years. The organization assists companies, business organizations and political decision makers with location marketing and in cooperation with international contacts.
Europäisches Forum für Außenwirtschaft, Verbrauchsteuern und Zoll e.V.
The EFA is a forum for discussion about topics concerning foreign trade, excise tax laws and customs laws. The association acts as mediator between representatives of public institutions, businesses, science and private persons.
AGA Unternehmensverband Großhandel, Außenhandel, Dienstleistung e.V.
The northern German chapter of AGA Unternehmensverband Großhandel, Außenhandel, Dienstleistung e. V. has more than 3,500 members – mostly mid-sized companies from Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein. The organization represents companies to the political arena, government offices and the public.
HZA Hamburger Zollakademie GmbH (Partner)
The Hamburger Zollakademie is a center for professional workshops and training on customs. The academy is managed by Dr. Lothar Harings, a leading lawyer for customs and export control laws, and Thorsten Porath, owning managing director of Porath Customs Agents GmbH. Several employees from Porath Customs Agents serve as instructors at HZA, passing their knowledge on to the next generation.