Sunday, June 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 […]

BIFA welcomes HMRC announcement

BIFA launches CDS training system

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has welcomed yesterday’s announcement by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) clarifying the final implementation date when a new computer system will replace an existing system used for processing Customs declarations. BIFA director general, Robert Keen states: “Our members will be pleased with the clarity that is being provided following […]

HMRC to close CHIEF system

HMRC to close CHIEF

HMRC will be closing its Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system on 31 March 2023. From this date, all businesses will need to declare goods through the Customs Declaration Service (CDS). CDS is currently used for Northern Ireland and Rest of World declarations and has already processed more than one million declarations […]

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 […]