The UK left the EU on 31.12.2020, meaning from 01.01.2021, all freight movements between the UK & the EU (including Ireland) will be subject to customs procedures.
We have taken extensive steps to minimise any impacts caused by Brexit. Our priority is to maintain a seamless service to our customers, irrespective of the challenges ahead.
We recommend you complete the following steps to best prepare your business for Brexit and the associated customs changes.
The importer needs to know the value of goods for trade stats and calculation of VAT/Duty. Both Importers & Exporters will need to know the origin of goods and the goods gross and nett weights, which form part of the customs declaration.
By providing Rhenus with direct customs clearance authorisation you are ensuring Rhenus can complete all Import and/or Export declarations on your behalf. This will be a necessary requirement for ALL UK Import and/or Export shipments.
Understanding Incoterms and the terms you are shipping with is crucial for any shipments moving between the EU and the UK:
We have dedicated teams in Ireland, focusing on preparing for Brexit together with our customers. If you would like to know more about Brexit and what Rhenus is doing, please get in touch: firstname.lastname@example.org