Tag: Brexit


FTAI partners with Declaron to offer Ireland-Britain customs service 202

FTAI partners with Declaron to offer Ireland-Britain customs service 202

24th September 2020 – Access to sufficient numbers of expert Customs agents and brokers will be critical to the continued free flow of goods between Ireland and Britain, once the Brexit transition period comes to end on 31 December 2020, according to Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI), the business group representing the Irish logistics sector. To help Irish businesses manage the new customs clearance processes, the FTAI has launched...

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BDO and Fexco launch customs clearance service

BDO and Fexco launch customs clearance service

From January 1 next year, all exports from Ireland to the UK and imports from the UK to Ireland will legally require customs clearance documentation 23rd September 2020 Financial services firm Fexco has partnered with BDO to launch a new customs clearance service to assist Irish businesses to manage the substantial increase in customs clearance post Brexit. Declaron is designed to ensure customer compliance with new customs rules, avoiding...

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GOVERNMENT BLAMES HAULIERS FOR BREXIT CHAOS

GOVERNMENT BLAMES HAULIERS FOR BREXIT CHAOS

23rd September 2020 – London, UK: The British government is deflecting blame for its customs failures onto the haulage industry. Hauliers say they are being “fitted up” for the inevitable disruption caused by poor government Brexit choices, systems unready to handle customs clearance, and a failure to extend the Brexit transition period. The leaked letter, from Michael Gove, chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, and the minister responsible for...

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Dealing with customs declarations key to avoid being overwhelmed by Brexit

Dealing with customs declarations key to avoid being overwhelmed by Brexit

20th September 2020 – Regardless of the outcome of the Brexit negotiations, our trading relationship with the UK will change fundamentally and irrevocably on January 1. While the Brexit process may have been plagued with uncertainty up until now, the only absolute certainty in relation to the trading relationship is that moving goods to, from, or through the UK (excluding Northern Ireland) will require a customs declaration from January...

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Dealing with customs declarations key to avoid being overwhelmed by Brexit

Dealing with customs declarations key to avoid being overwhelmed by Brexit

September 20 2020 – Regardless of the outcome of the Brexit negotiations, our trading relationship with the UK will change fundamentally and irrevocably on January 1. While the Brexit process may have been plagued with uncertainty up until now, the only absolute certainty in relation to the trading relationship is that moving goods to, from, or through the UK (excluding Northern Ireland) will require a customs declaration from January...

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No-deal Brexit looms as UK-EU trade tensions grow

No-deal Brexit looms as UK-EU trade tensions grow

17 September 2020 – Fears of a damaging no-deal Brexit are mounting following the latest fallout between Westminster and Brussels over future trading arrangements from 1 January 2021. The row revolves around attempts by the UK to overrule parts of the Withdrawal Agreement it signed with the European Union a year ago, providing for an open border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in the event of...

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Descartes: UK Business ill-prepared for post-Brexit Customs Complexity

Descartes: UK Business ill-prepared for post-Brexit Customs Complexity

17th Sep 2020 – UK Business ill-prepared for post-Brexit Customs Complexity 2020 was meant to be the year of ‘Brexit Preparation’. When the UK left the EU on January 1st 2020, firms involved in trade with the EU were set to spend 12 months on robust planning, maximising the 12 month Brexit transition period to understand the new trade and customs requirements. The transition period provided time to put in place...

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The looming Brexit cliff – what it means for South Africa

The looming Brexit cliff – what it means for South Africa

22 July 2020 SA exporters will need to immediately develop plans to minimise the almost certain disruptions to existing logistical arrangements. On 30 June 2020, the United Kingdom and the European Union passed a final threshold. Although the UK formally left the EU on 31 January in terms of the Withdrawal Agreement between the EU and UK, that agreement provided for a transition phase until 31 December this year which...

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ASM’s online customs platform meets post-Brexit customs requirements

ASM’s online customs platform meets post-Brexit customs requirements

ASM’s online customs platform meets post-Brexit customs requirements  July 21, 2020  Agency Sector Management (ASM) is working with customers to ensure they can comply with newly announced post-Brexit customs procedures using its Sequoia software. ASM’s online customs platform is geared up to meet the requirements of the UK Government’s Border Operating Model, published last week and detailing for the first time the actions traders, hauliers, ports, and carriers will need...

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Amazon updates its Brexit guidance, advises seller action

Amazon updates its Brexit guidance, advises seller action

20 July 2020 The UK left the EU on 31st January 2020, but entered a transition period where existing arrangements continue until 1st January 2021. In January we were told we had an oven-ready deal – but it wasn’t a deal, rather it was simply a withdrawal agreement. The government are very publically negotiating a trade deal with the EU right now. Thus, although we are being told to prepare, people/businesses don’t know...

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