Petals Professional Services: Providing Competitive Foreign Trade Consultancy Services along with Virtual Office Support

Vijay Shah,Founder
Vijay Shah, Founder

As a major contributor to increased Foreign Direct Investment, EX-IM (Export-Import)business has a huge potential to earn prosperity and money for individuals, organizations, and country. However, starting an export or import business of goods or service is not an easy task.The documentation, shipping procedures and the complex processes involved in products transfer is indeed a labyrinth of compliances. Companies are required certain approval and registration with Reserve Bank of India, Custom Department, Central Excise, Service Tax and Value Added Tax Department and so on. With the mission to extract maximum return of investment for clients, Petals Professional Services has brought together a team of specialists, who have firsthand practical knowledge on every
aspect of the business to provide fully-fledged consulting services for export/import business across the globe.

Set up in 1996, Petals Professional Services(PPS)takes up consultancy assignments covering all aspects relating to government procedures and policies under EX-IM. It specializes in the Food Processing Industry. Vijay Shah, Founder, Petals Professional Services Pvt Ltd says,“Many government rules and policies are so complicated and changing over time,for example GST and other taxation policies. An efficient implementation of these requires highly competitive professional help. Understanding this pain point of clients, we started serving fullfledge consultant services rather than advisory services. At PPS, our
focus is on 360 degree services; we take full responsibility of the execution of the orders for Exports, within the parameter prescribed under the Govt. Policy and offers quality services.”

" The scope of company’s consultancy Assignments not only covers advising but also extended till the completion of the job by working with the client as a virtual in-house team"

The scope of company’s consultancy assignments not only covers advising but also extended till the completion of the job by working with the client as a virtual in-house team. PPS is a one-stop-shop for every issue related to importing or exporting business. “We work closely with the client from the placement of the order to the GST filing, realization of the payment and getting the exports incentives wherever applicable, from respective Department. Our insightful guidance is available for pre-primary registration of new establishments, preparing the pre-shipments as per the export order received from overseas party, Pre-Shipment and Post-Shipment Follow-up, Documentation and Paperwork as per the existing policies,rules and regulations of Indian Customs, Foreign Trade policy, Custom House Agents and Department of Revenue, loading of the material/supervision of the export cargo, Management Audit,GST guidance, getting Returns and Refund of IGST on import/export/deemed supply, arranging Credential Certification from DGFT( Star Export House)& Authorised Economic operator( AEO)and Monitoring the total Movement of the Cargo till delivery to Port of Discharge. Our USP is representing the clients at all levels of business in the best possible manner, with support of complete Documents,” Vijay states.

PPS is withholding a unique way of project execution, which includes complete planning, documentation, application preparation, submission, representation at the authorities, follow up and liaison till the benefits in the form of licenses
or duty credits are received. Vijay explains,“Our well experienced team of consultants deal every project with tailor-made approach. For that, first we study the problem of the unit in detail and understand why it arises before proceed to the solution or policy/rules reference. After a thorough research on the problem and business, we look into the solution for the problem within the policy frame work, while keeping the future consequences and needs in mind.” The firm is also distinguished by its constant dedication towards learning and innovation, supportive team members, association with Govt. officials and business personalities, modern infrastructure and up-to-date domain knowledge. As a result of its constant endeavours and high quality services, PPS could achieve the benchmark of being the First ISO certified company in Foreign Trade Consultancy Field, First Company to provide in-house virtual office support for units and First CRISIL Awarded Firm among many other success factors.

Since its inception,Petals Professional Services is growing continuously and enlarging its sales/client base higher every year. In addition to company’s soaring growth in the industry, they have also won the title of Winner of Quality Mark Trust Award, for Best Consultancy Firm, Winner of Ganesh Food Product Award from Ministry of Food Processing industries, New Delhi and Winner of Citation, from AIFPA, New Delhi for uplifting Gujarat based Food industries. For the coming years, company wishes to emphasize on futuristic standard processes in line with the global requirements along with their attempts to adopt new technologies such as advanced internet broadband facility and Artificial Intelligence for faster and effective communications. With a promising outlook, Petals Professional Services is also gearing up for a brighter future by adding special services like data support and cost assistance with respect to EX-IM vertical and extending the communication lines to 24*7.