Expansion | ALS Portugal Officially Launches


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Expansion | ALS Portugal Officially Launches

Introducing ALS Portugal: Elevating Customs Solutions in Europe

ALS Customs Services proudly announces the official launch of its operations in Portugal, effective April 2nd, 2024. This significant milestone marks a new era in customs solutions within the region.

Strategically positioned with offices in Porto and Lisbon, ALS Portugal is uniquely equipped to offer unparalleled support to businesses navigating the complexities of international trade. Leveraging existing infrastructure in Porto and strategic placement in Lisbon, ALS ensures seamless customs processes tailored to the unique needs of its clients.

Paul Schabbel, Managing Director of Portugal and Brazil, expresses excitement about this new venture: "At ALS Portugal, we are thrilled to officially launch our operations and begin serving the needs of businesses in the region. Our mission is to streamline and optimise customs procedures, providing our clients with the expertise and support they need to succeed in the global marketplace."

Backed by a team of seasoned professionals and supported by a centralised back office and HR management, ALS Portugal is committed to delivering exceptional service. This launch is more than just a milestone; it represents a strategic move aimed at solidifying ALS's presence in the customs market. By expanding its network to cover key customs stops within the EU, ALS empowers businesses to navigate international trade with confidence and efficiency.

Certified as customs brokers, ALS upholds the highest standards of professionalism and compliance, providing clients with best-in-class service at every step of the process. Its expertise extends beyond mere declarations, encompassing specialised knowledge of customs regulations and procedures.

In addition to its commitment to excellence, ALS Portugal offers a comprehensive range of services to address diverse customs needs. From Import and Export Clearances to Customs and Tax Consultancy, as well as 4PL Management, clients benefit from a holistic approach that covers every aspect of their customs operations.

Through seamless collaboration with other ALS entities worldwide, ALS Portugal offers clients a comprehensive solution to their customs needs, facilitating smooth end-to-end processes that streamline operations and drive success.

Looking ahead, ALS Portugal is excited to introduce additional services such as customs automation processes, customs and VAT reimbursement control, support for customs audits and missing exit certificates inspections. These offerings reflect ALS's ongoing commitment to innovation and excellence in the field of customs solutions.


The ALS Group operates worldwide as a customs services provider and offers its customers comprehensive and compliant customs solutions. The industry leader achieves this by relying on a team of more than 700 professionals in 50 locations. The ALS Group is committed to providing exceptional service and support to its customers worldwide