Monday, May 27, 2024

UK freight forwarders welcome Customs fallback system

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has welcomed news that an electronic back-up system that would prevent the impact of a systems failure by the HMRC CHIEF (customs handling of import and export freight) system has received approval from the UK Government. BIFA Director General, Robert Keen says: “Although the back-up system has been in […]

CCS-UK Fallback ready to keep UK air cargo moving

A new electronic fallback system to prevent a meltdown in the UK’s air cargo industry in the event of a prolonged outage of HMRC’s CHIEF system is ready for use having received formal approval. ‘CCS-UK Fallback’ will allow authorised traders to continue processing Customs export declarations in the event of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ […]