Thursday, May 23, 2024

CCS-UK supports full migration to the Customs system

CCS-UK – the UK’s electronic air cargo community system – has successfully achieved migration to the UK’s new HMRC customs platform, CDS (Customs Declaration Service). This means the CCS-UK community can now submit CDS Customs Declarations for all air imports and exports through CCS-UK. READ: CCS-UK trials e-collection note CDS is already handling all import […]

CCS-UK trials e-collection note

A new, electronic air cargo collection note is set to revolutionise cargo collections from airlines’ ground handlers in the UK, improving security and efficiency. Designed by CCS-UK as the latest enhancement to its Advance Information System (AIS), the “e-collection note” replaces the traditional paper version which has been in use for decades. The old paper-based […]

CCS-UK enhancement combats handling delays

CCS-UK has released a new version of its Advance Information System (AIS) module that enables freight forwarders and their transport providers to pre-book timed vehicle slots at on-airport (or any other) handling facilities. The new Slot Booking function can be run alongside the handler’s existing un-booked arrivals, allowing on-airport transit sheds to offer pre-booking and […]

CCS-UK keeps industry running during CHIEF outage

CCS-UK Electronic Fallback kept UK airfreight traffic flowing when a long CHIEF outage disrupted normal operations for over 14 hours on June 22. BT – which operates the CCS-UK community system –  invoked the CCS-UK Electronic Fallback routine enabling forwarders, transit sheds operators and airlines to continue operating without interruption. The CCS-UK Electronic Fallback system is […]

AIS users work with CCS-UK for automatic updates

Two users of the Advance Information System (AIS) module are working with CCS-UK and CCS-UK User Group to provide forwarders and hauliers with automatic status updates. Handling agents dnata and ASC can provide agents and hauliers at Heathrow Airport delivering or collecting cargo with regular updates direct into their system or via the AIS portal. […]