Archive: Customs

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 1st, February, 2024

New border checks for imports of plant and animal origin

From the 31st January Britain has imposed new border bureaucracy on EU food and drink and imports for the first time since Brexit, with the introduction of health certificates for…

By Paul Kelly in Blog Posted: 19th, September, 2023

U.S. Customs brokerage with a personal touch

Global Forwarding keep importers and exporters compliant and free of regulatory penalties, processing declarations through customs and associated border agencies at global origins and destinations, with dedicated brokerage teams in…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 31st, August, 2023

UK food border checks ARE delayed again

The FT’s report that the government would delay new health certification requirements for medium and high-risk goods from the EU has been confirmed, with last week’s confirmation that the government…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 31st, August, 2023

HMRC to phase export transition to CDS

HMRC announced earlier in August that the planned hard start on the 30th November 2023 has changed, in favour of a phased transition to the Customs Declaration Service (CDS) from…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 9th, August, 2023

HMRC targeting forwarders for duty and vat

HMRC have been taking action against UK intermediaries, while acting as ‘indirect representatives’ in relation to valuation issues, under-paid duties and VAT since 2021 and our trade body, the British…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 3rd, August, 2023

Government may delay Post-Brexit food checks again

The government has said it is assessing its post-Brexit border control plan after the Financial Times reported that it was going to delay the introduction of import checks on goods…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 20th, June, 2023

Supporting trade with the EU

The Global Forwarding customs teams in the UK and EU have consolidated services, to include foodstuff compliance and fiscal representation, while our transport division continue to expand our commercial fleet,…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 26th, May, 2023

Cracking the eCommerce cross-border conundrum

Over 60% of manufacturers and retailers are planning to, or are conducting cross-border eCommerce but with over 90% of them experiencing delays due to incorrect documentation, negative customer experiences may…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 9th, February, 2023

New EU import control system for air freight

On the 1st March 2023, the European Union is launching a new customs pre-acceptance and pre-arrival security and safety programme (ICS2), which will collect data for all goods entering, or…

By Paul Kelly in Blog Posted: 25th, January, 2023

Customs: Keeping you compliant and saving you money

For three decades we have been supporting importers and exporters through the customs clearance process; safeguarding compliance, protecting cashflow and building supply chain resilience. (more…)

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