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Speeding Through Customs: how Formula 1 cars move across European borders

As another Formula 1 season ends, companies move their cars, parts, and equipment back to base before they are worked on for the 2023 season. This also signifies the end...

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Christmas shortages expected in the UK again this year

With less than ten weeks remaining until Christmas, retailers around the UK are beginning to display festive goods in store. However, could shelves be emptier than last...

Internet of things in customs (IOT)

The Internet of Things and customs

As companies and governments work to achieve net-zero carbon, communicate more effectively, and protect people’s data, technology is rapidly advancing around the world.

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Welcome to Customs Support Paisley (Glasgow)

Customs Support Paisley is our local office for Glasgow, Greenock, and other Scottish ports. Supported by over 1500+ declarants across Europe, we provide import and...

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Turkey changes its name to Türkiye

“The Republic of Turkey” has officially changed its English name to “The Republic of Türkiye” (pronounced “Tur-key-yeah”), in line with the Turkish name for the country.


Is it important to get Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status?

The trust mark has been adopted by traders and logistics service providers around the globe. But, how important is it for you to get AEO status?

European Day of Languages

Celebrating European Day of Languages at Customs Support

This Monday, 26th September, was the European Day of Languages, which celebrates linguistic diversity across the European Union.

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Meet Our People: Ash Taylor (UK IT Manager)

Today we hear from one of our specialists in digital customs, Ash Taylor, our UK IT Manager based in Felixstowe.

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New food labelling requirements delayed until January 2024

Following the delay of EU foodstuff customs clearance requirements in July, further regulations surrounding labelling have now also been delayed.


Meet our People: Des Hiscock (Director of Specialist Services)

In our series #WeAreCustomsSupport, you will meet the people behind Customs Support. We value our colleagues and the work they do. In this series, we will interview the...

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Remembering The Queen: Her Majesty’s Contribution to Modern Trade 

During her 70-year reign, Her Majesty the Queen was integral in maintaining and improving international relations, which greatly contributed to some of the trade...

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The Digital Frontier: A UK Perspective on 'Levelling-Up' Customs

The UK is investing in its systems and infrastructure at an unprecedented rate, and the digitalisation of your supply chain is now more important than ever. But, where...

Andy Holdcroft

Meet Our People: Andy Holdcroft UK Finance Director

In this series, we will interview the people who are always ready to assist you with importing or exporting your goods without worries. Next up in this series is Andy...

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Meet Our People: Gavin Osborn Rochester Managing Executive

Next up in this series is Gavin Osborn, who is the managing executive at Rochester in Felixstowe.

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Will freeports open the doors to new technology in the UK?

Following Brexit, the UK announced the creation of eight freeports to open trade opportunities, provide jobs, encourage innovation, and boost the economy in the aftermath...

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US drops tariff for UK whiskey makers

UK whiskey makers are expected to increase exports to the US, following the removal of a 25% duty rate.