Monday, July 22, 2024

Forwarders urged to embrace technology ahead of changes to CDS and NCTS

Agency Sector Management is advising forwarders to make the switch from Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) to the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS) sooner rather than later, in preparation for the implementation of CDS exports and New Computerised Transit System (NCTS) Phase 5 later in the year. Speaking on the ‘Customs Declaration Service (CDS) […]

ASM: free lunchtime briefings at Multimodal 2022 on new Customs declaration service

Agency Sector Management (ASM) will be giving free lunchtime briefings at the Multimodal 2022 Exhibition on how to prepare for the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS), which comes into force for imports at the end of September, and next March for exports. Peter MacSwiney, chairman, ASM, and his team will be on hand on Tuesday […]

ASM gets their skates on for post-Brexit systems

Agency Sector Management (ASM) has signed up Stateside Skates to its Customs clearance software Sequoia, as the skateboarding SME gets system in place to help it meet new trading conditions set to come into effect when the UK Brexits on 31stDecember, 2020. Brexit could have a huge impact on the SME, as around 65% of […]

ASM develops contingency plans to meet new Customs declaration service delay

Agency Sector Management (ASM) is working on contingency plans for businesses affected by the new UK’s Customs Declaration Service (CDS) in the event that a full roll-out of the new system is delayed. CDS is due to replace the current Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system in phases by January 2019, but […]

ASM launches archiving app to manage customs data

Agency Sector Management (ASM) has launched a data archiving app to help forwarders stay compliant with the Customs declaration process, as well as saving on time and costs. The web-based app is part of ASM’s freight management software Sequoia, and can be accessed remotely, making it easier for forwarders to store as well as to […]

Autumn events planned by NextGen Logistics Network

The NextGen Logistics Network, a new community of young professionals in logistics and supply chain operations, is continuing to gain traction. Two events, with tentative autumn dates of September and October, are planned to allow facility visits, networking with industry peers and opportunities to meet well-established industry players. The visit relevant to airfreight will be […]

UK supply chain gets up to speed on new Customs declaration

Supply chain stakeholders across the UK have been flocking to seminars to get up to speed on the new system for UK Customs declarations coming into force next month. The Customs Declaration Service (CDS) is set to replace HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF), which has been in […]

ASM to stage tripartite seminars on UK Customs changes

HMRC to close CHIEF

Heathrow-based Agency Sector Management (ASM), alongside the British International Freight Association (BIFA) and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), will be running a series of seminars ahead of August’s phased launch of the Customs Declaration System (CDS), the system set to completely replace the existing system for Customs declarations in the UK. The ASM-BIFA-HMRC CDS seminars […]

ASM offers forwarders one stop shop with Sequoia upgrade

Agency Sector Management (ASM) has made a major upgrade to its Sequoia software, giving freight forwarders a one stop shop for freight management. The new release gives users a single application where data is shared across all functions such as job costing and producing documentation, as well as for the Customs declaration process, avoiding the […]