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Brexit: Upcoming Changes in Border Control in the United Kingdom
Since Brexit started, there has been no change in how companies in the European Union should handle importing goods from the United Kingdom. The European Union opted for complete border control from the immediate start of Brexit. The British Government chose a phased approach for companies exporting from the United Kingdom or importing into the United Kingdom.
Customs Support expands footprint with the acquisition of Bell Transport & Logistics in Ireland
United Kingdom Delays Implementation of Border Controls. Again.
The United Kingdom’s Minister of State, David Frost, announced that the United Kingdom is delaying implementing certain border controls. This is not the first time dates of implementation have been pushed back.
Working Safely With Gasses in Containers
When goods arrive at your facility in shipping containers, you have to be aware that there can be more in that container than just your goods. There could be gases in the container that could be harmful to the people opening and unloading them for various reasons.
What is smart declaring?
Customs Support has the systems and software required for smart declaring processes. When you use smart declaring, you don’t have to send your data to every Customs Authority for every customs document needed to get your goods from your supplier to your end customer.
The Importance of Measuring Gas in Confined Spaces
The most obvious confined space you might think about when thinking about measuring gas is the shipping container.
Meet Our People: Rick Kramer - Customs Support Safety Regional Manager
In our series #WeAreCustomsSupport, you will meet the people behind Customs Support. We value our colleagues and the work they do.
The Importance of Measuring Gas in Shipping Containers
90 Percent of the world’s cargo is transported by shipping container. The number of containers keeps increasing. In 2019 the total throughput was 800 million TEU. TEU stands for Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit, the length of a standard shipping container. COVID caused a small dip in the increase for 2020, but the forecast for 2021 is 827 million and the total throughput is forecasted to rise to 924 million in 2024.
Beware! Transit Document Process in France Now Manual
The French Customs Authority has made changes to the transit document process in Calais. Some software companies made digital connections to the French customs systems, automatically entering data into the system. The French Customs Authority doesn’t allow this for fear of conflicts of interest.