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Ghana's courier services have been placed at par with international standards following the introduction of the Pre-Arrival Assessment Report (PAAR) as a component in processing courier services in the country.The PAAR, which has also boosted government revenue, is an integrated system, which cuts down the human elements, processes and duration of post and cargo clearance in a transparent manner, which affords all stakeholders an opportunity to know and monitor every stage of the clearance process.

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West Blue Enhances Courier Services

Posted on 2017-03-22 12:57:00

West Blue Consulting, a world-class business and IT consulting and technology firm, has provided a single platform to boost courier services in the country.The platform, which forms part of the Pre-Arrival and Assessment Report System (PAARS) of the National Single Window, has placed the country’s courier services on international stage and enhanced government revenue since December 2016.The PAARS is an integrated system which cuts down the human elements, processes and duration of post and cargo clearance in a transparent way.It also affords all stakeholders the opportunity to the clearance process at every stage.

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The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority with technical support from Westblue consulting Ltd, implementers of the Ghana single window project, on Monday began series of enhancement training sessions on the Pre-Arrival Assessment Reporting System (PAARS).The training sessions are designed to introduce users on the new functionalities introduced on the PAARS to ensure seamless processing of entries.The training, opened to all declarants, will acquaint users on understanding the New Excel Item Template, understanding the New Trade Unit of Measure amongst many other interesting developments.

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The Ghana Export Promotion Authority plans to establish a market hub that will provide exporters with the needed trade information. It is expected to help exporters to adapt to the global market trends and ensure their competitiveness in the market.The General Manager of the GEPA, Mr Stephen Nomashie, said this when he deputised for the Chief Executive Officer, Mr James Z. Tiigah, at a workshop which was organised by West Blue Consulting, technical partners to the Ghana Revenue

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West Blue Consulting, the technical partners of the Ghana National Single Window (GNSW) project is collaborating with Ghana@60 Committee to build 60 electronic libraries (e-libraries) in 60 selected deprived communities in the country.The e-library project which was launched in Accra today as part of the programmes of Ghana’s 60th anniversary celebrations, aims at improving reading and learning among children and young people in the rural areas of the West African country.

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MPs praise West Blue for revenue growth

Posted on 2017-03-08 11:52:28

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Trade, Industry and Tourism have expressed satisfaction with the level of work done so far by West Blue Consulting at maximising revenue for the state and reducing delays at the ports. The committee expressed the satisfaction when it paid a working visit to the offices of the company, which is the technical partner of the Ghana National Single Window (GNSW) project.
According to them, they were very impressed with the performance of the West Blue despite the company’s short span on the project which aims among other things at reducing delays at the ports and maximising revenue for the government.

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MPs Commend West Blue

Posted on 2017-02-28 10:19:08

West Blue Consulting has earned the admiration and commendation of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Trade, Industry and Tourism.The Committee, on Monday paid a familiarization visit to the offices of West Blue to get members acquainted with the company's operations after which the Committee Chairman,  Nii Kwartei Titus Glover pledged support of his team for the company

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The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Office in Ghana has commended Westblue Consulting Limited – technical consultant of the Ghana Single Window Project, for its salutary role in simplifying the country’s cross-border trade, thereby enhancing the competiveness of the Ghanaian economy globally.Speaking on the heels of the recent entry into force of the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA),  ICC Ghana Secretary General,

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‘Kayayei’ Get Support

Posted on 2017-02-13 14:11:42

Several persons, mostly comprising of women and children who make a living by carrying loads at market centres for a fee, have been given support by way of healthcare and vocational training, courtesy West Blue Consulting Limited.The beneficiaries, per the work they do, are commonly referred to as ‘kayayei’, a Ghanaian slang which describes females who have emigrated from rural parts of the country to urban centres and end up working as cargo carriers with no befitting places of abode.

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West Blue gets top global award

Posted on 2017-02-06 14:09:45

International trade facilitation consulting firm, West Blue Consulting has been honoured by the World Customs Organisation (WCO) for rendering exceptional services to the country and the international communityThe company was awarded through the Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority on the occasion of the International Customs Day, which was also celebrated in Ghana at the World Trade Center, Accra.

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