About us

About us

We are a family business with comprehensive overview and expertise.

All along, we have learned that the best way to help our customers is to become their partners.

This implies being much more than experts in transport, logistics, customs operations, excise duties, authorized economic operations and consultancy for technical and legal matters.

It is about combining all this knowledge with a strategic business vision, together with a client-guidance approach through all phases of International Trade.

Our approach, as described in our tagline “We are always there”, allows us, currently and in the future, to be the leaders of smarter mobility for our customers and the planet.

In this way we have managed to have more than 180 people on staff, a network of offices and also strategic alliances in more than 70 countries. This is how we want to transform your business.

Specialization. Seniority. Proximity.

Meet the people who are leading change in the international trade sector.

Arola Management

Alejandro Arola

President

Carlos Arola

CEO Chief
Ejecutive Officer

Ariadna Arola

CRDO – Chief Research
and Development Officer

Alejandro Arola

President

Carlos Arola

CEO Chief
Ejecutive Officer

Ariadna Arola

CRDO – Chief Research
and Development Officer

Major

achievements

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Siempre en constante evolución. Estos son los puntos y aparte que han marcado nuestra trayectoria. 

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Arola was designated by the Customs and Excise Duties Department as a pilot company for the implementation in Spain of the status of the authorized economic operator.

2007
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Arola became the first Spanish company to be approved as an authorised economic operator on the category of simplification, protection and security.

2008
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Maria Giné, COO, was appointed to the ICC Commission on Customs and Trade Facilitation.

2011
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Arola was chosen as a logistics partner by Banco Sabadell in the Export to Grow program (Exportar para crecer).

2012
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Arola acquired the company HITSEIN & GESCON ASOCIADOS, S.A.  becoming the national leader in Advice and Exice Management.

2014
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In the same year, it implemented the LINKING YOUR CO2 tooll used for calculating the carbon footprint in the Transport and Distribution of goods. The tool is verified and certified by LRQA Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance.

2014
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Arola was the company appointed by the European Comission to carry out an AEO audit on behalf of the United States Customs.

2015
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Aola was appointed as a Spanish member of GREEN LANE, The Alliance of European Customs and Trade Law Firms which groups together law firms specializing in Customs and Excise Duty.

2016
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The President of the Company, Alejandro Arola, became a memeber of the International Academy of Customs Law.

2017
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Arola opened the first office outside Spain (USA) consolidating in this way internationalization of the Company.

2018

Arola Social Project

Dime que haces en Semana Santa 2020

Arola Galletas por sonrisas 2018

Convención 2016

Convención 2014

Convención 2012

Certifications

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Partnerships

Certifications

Partnerships

We have been waiting for you.

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