Europe market entryCross-border, D2C, E-Commerce, Fulfillment Off to new shores – your 9-point plan for entering new markets 1. FISCAL REPRESENTATION ALSO IN FOREIGN MARKETS Thanks to our international orientation, we can establish fiscal representation for you in many foreign markets. In this manner, you can grow internationally faster and secure important markets for your company in absolute compliance with the law and without VAT registration. 2. PAYMENT MUST BE CONVENIENT, SECURE AND COUNTRY-SPECIFIC You must be able to process payments in the local currency.You should also note which payment methods are particularly popular in the respective country. In France, for example, you should definitely accept payments with the Carte Bleu. And also think about risk management with address and credit checks. 3. OBSERVE THE DELIVERY THRESHOLDS In the cross-border movement of goods, it is essential to know the legal framework. Delivery thresholds in the respective countries must be taken into account, above which VAT must be paid to the tax authorities in the destination country. 4. OBSERVE THE CORRECT CUSTOMS CLEARANCE It is important to deal with the conditions for customs clearance in third countries, i.e. countries that do not belong to the European Customs Union. 5. CENTRALISED OR DECENTRALISED – CHOOSING THE RIGHT LOGISTICS LOCATION Centralised or decentralised, both have advantages and disadvantages – it is best to seek advice from logistics professionals. 6. ENSURE FAST AND EFFICIENT RETURNS Get a local returns address that allows your customers to send returns. 7. IMPORTANT – THE PERFECT CONNECTION TO THE LOCAL SHIPPING PARTNER Now you need the right courier service. The important thing is how you link the local courier service to your e-commerce system. 8. SERVICE IN LOCAL LANGUAGE At PVS we offer customer service in almost all European languages. 9. YOUR SHOP AND ONLINE MARKETING In order for your shop to be frequented, you need the tools of online marketing, such as search engine optimisation as well as country-specific usability preferences.