SENATOR INTERNATIONAL counts on Scope by Riege for customs clearance

Hamburg-based freight forwarder executes up to 20,000 customs declarations per month at greater speed.

Meerbusch, Germany – Aiming to escalate its “First Class Strategy” SENATOR INTERNATIONAL was in search of a solution which would accelerate processes. In practice, the goal was defined as significant savings in time, and therefore money, within AES procedures.

Scope succeeded meeting all defined requirements. The decision at SENATOR INTERNATIONAL was taken accordingly. “The implementation of Scope for the ATLAS procedures proceeded without difficulty, the start was smooth. Our high expectations have been fulfilled,” says Berndt Lindenmayer, Managing Director at SENATOR INTERNATIONAL. Johannes Riege, Founder and Chairman of Riege Software paid his compliments: “Core of the implementation process was the seamless change over from the existing system to Scope. Scope is designed for procedures like this, and our teams are accordingly trained. The result tells the tale. I really wish to express my gratefulness to SENATOR INTERNATIONAL for the trust they placed in us.”

Core of the solution is a new customs interface developed exclusively for Scope and designed to communicate perfectly with third party systems, and permitted connection to all required processes. Herein, Scope uses one integrative data format which is able to map all supported customs procedures. This innovative All-in-One integration will be expanded step by step to all customs procedures that Scope serves and will serve in the future. Currently in Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland and the US.

Concurrently, operators at SENATOR INTERNATIONAL were convinced by the clearly arranged and easy to comprehend desktop which separates Scope from other systems at first glance, while designed to enhance the worklife of users.

Since February 2017, SENATOR INTERNATIONAL generates up to 20,000 declarations from 300 work stations at 12 branches, saving several hours of time particularly on consol shipments at weekends.


SENATOR INTERNATIONAL is primarily specialized in international freight, shipping and logistics. The company's main focus is on air and sea freight, as well as logistics, packaging and customs services. With all the advantages of a mid-sized enterprise, SENATOR INTERNATIONAL comprises of a network of own offices as well as long-term reliable partners at over 250 locations worldwide.

Since its foundation in 1984 SENATOR INTERNATIONAL reports continuous growth, based on their philosophy of “First Class Global Logistics" as a standard for all thinking and doing, put into practice by the engagement and ambition of “First Class Global Experts”. Next to skills and expertise, there is an undisputed focus on respect for the environment and responsibility for sustainability both of which are part of the “First Class Strategy” of SENATOR INTERNATIONAL.

About Riege Software

Riege Software is a leading provider of smart software solutions and services for the cargo industry. Established 1985, the privately-owned company provides products and services to more than 300 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Germany, Riege maintains branches in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

The company's brand is Scope, a smart, innovative Transport Management System for Air Freight, Sea Freight and Customs. Built with effortless, functional features, Scope accelerates all processes and procedures. Since man is the most important link in the entire supply chain, Scope combines form with function and is designed for current and future logistics professionals. Guaranteed to enhance their work-life.

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