The United Kingdom will become a "third country" to the European Union, and this will make the start of the transition period, which will end on 31st December 2020.
At the end of this transition period, two situations may arise:
In both cases, there will be restoration of the border, customs declarations and controls: this major event will represent a significant disruption and generate a certain impact in terms of cost and customer experience.
In this uncertain context, our GEFCO taskforce is ready to provide our expertise to secure your Brexit process through the engineering of physical and information flows, to design and implement the best operational solutions.
Brexit will have a significant Customs, logistics, tax and financial impact for industrial supply chains.
Potential payment of Customs duties, import and export declarations and related potential controls, change of VAT rules, and possible delays will require both regulatory compliance and change management.
> In this video, discover the main disruptions Brexit may cause in the immediate future
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GEFCO have created a Brexit dedicated solution providing compliance and cost efficiencies to support the 400 million yearly Customs declarations from/to the UK:
> Find out more about our Brexit solutions in this video!
The smooth and uninterrupted flow of goods across the new EU/UK border can be maintained by making sure that you have made the required declarations, to both the relevant EU country customs authority, and HMRC in the UK.
Without having the pre-lodged import/export or transit declaration, you will risk delays at the border.
> Discover in this video how to guarantee the best customer experience at both sides !
To smoothly cross the border from the UK to the EU, you can either process a transit up to final import destination or to an import declaration at EU border.
> In this next video, discover how to secure your flows from the UK !
To maintain fluid traffic flows between UK and France, the French customs authority have developed an IT solution based on anticipated customs formalities, providing the possibility of a direct border crossing: the smart border.
Within the possible customs procedures, 2 innovations can be implemented to avoid stopping at the border.
> In this next video, discover how the French Smart Border can deliver compliance, risk management, time and cost efficiencies
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With worldwide coverage in over 118 countries, a customs and fiscal representation engineering department and a dedicated Brexit taskforce with specific HR, IT and processes, GEFCO have become a preferred Customs partner of major customers to best support them in facing this major disruption.
Head of Customs, Fiscal Representation and Brexit at GEFCO and Chair of TLF BREXIT working group (French transport and logistics professional organisation)
HMRC TARIFFS: https://www.trade-tariff.service.gov.uk/sections
UK EORI NUMBER: https://www.gov.uk/eori
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