Hellmann UK Customs Clearance Solutions

Are confused about Customs Clearance?  Here’s what we can do in a nutshell! Full customs clearance cover. Non-binding advice on commodity code or tariff headings for your goods. Access to our duty deferment accounts for payment of taxes to HMRC. Authorisation forms. Import and Export clearances. Should you have any questions, need any further information regarding Import and Export procedures …

Let’s Get Brexit Ready – Tip 3

Are you sending trucks to the EU via France?  You will have to complete an ‘SI Brexit logistics enveloppe’.    Please see https://moa.douane.gouv.fr/enveloppe/en/enveloppe for more details!

Let’s Get Brexit Ready – Tip 2!

Are you aware of how complicated your declarations may be? View our Customs Clearance Tariff here. To speak to us about automating the process so as to minimise extra costs contact: CustomsClearanceEnquiries@hellmann.com to express your interest and find out more.

Let’s Get Brexit Ready – Tip 1!

If you are: a UK importer a UK exporter a haulier operating between the EU and the UK a Hellmann Partner You should get a UK EORI now by visiting https://www.gov.uk/eori

We Are Brexit Ready!

As the end of transition drawers ever closer, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics continues to prepare for the post-Brexit world. However, the situation remains unclear with no details on the new rules, regulations or declarations. We expect further updates this month from the UK Government with version 3 of the Border Operating Model due for release imminently. Ideally, with any final details …

Check an HGV is ready to cross the border

Hello, David here. The ‘Check an HGV Ready to Cross the Border Service’, from which export drivers from the UK must obtain a Kent Access Pass before entering Kent from 01.01.21, has been recently tested. Although still not finalised or published, we understand a ‘Government Gateway’ account will be required to access this service.  Your hauliers can sign up for …

The Border Operating Model Version Two

Hello, David here once more. Version two of the government’s Border Operating Model was released on Thursday 8th October. Despite its mind-numbing length – 271 pages – I have to give credit where it’s due. It is rather a better attempt than in its first iteration. That said, there are still areas open to question and it does make it …

Brexit Technical Advice Paper – October 2020 Update

As the subject of Brexit and its potential outcomes is uncertain, we must caveat the information contained within this Q&A by stating that it represents our current understanding and opinion only. We accept no liability for any actions taken based on the content. That said, we will, of course, support our customers to the maximum extent we can in overcoming …

Remember what your granny said? If it’s too good to be true, it probably is

Hello, David here again. My last post attempted to highlight some of the weaknesses of the Border Operating Model.  It is undeniable that the government proposals are full of holes and impracticalities. Given the very real nature of these deficiencies, it is impossible to see how any freight company would be able to confidently claim that they are completely ready …

Are we going this time?

Firstly,  we are already out.  What remains is merely the administrative part of the deal.  It is easy to assume that because of the chaos that has ensued over the past five year’s Brexit will once again be delayed come 1st January 2021.   However, I think it is incredibly dangerous to take such a view and would argue strongly against …