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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will deploy Phase 2 of the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Portal Modernization. Read more today!

regulatory compliance

The UK Government will be transitioning to an updated customs processing system that uses updated software, and single-use data elements allowing improved data accuracy. The new system is in line with the Union Customs Code (UCC) rules, which aims to standardise and streamline customs procedures. Alison Bowman, Director of Customs and Compliance outlines what key steps importers need to take to ensure alignment with the updated system.

industry insights

The United Kingdom has announced a formal delay in checks on EU goods, originally planned for July 2022, the changes will now go into effect at the end of 2023.

February 23, 2022

On March 1, 2022, Egypt will require all importing to be processed under a Bank Letter of Credit. This is an important change and companies will need to adhere to the new regulation.

February 23, 2022

industry insights

In his latest blog, Michael Ford - VP of Government and Industry Affairs, reviews the recent signing of H.R. 6256 and what steps shippers can take to ensure supply chains are compliant with the new law.

February 23, 2022

industry insights

Census has posted a request to add a new data element to the EEI and also fix a few errors that exist within the filing of US exports in AES.

January 26, 2021

President Biden has issued a recent Presidential Action that places a freeze on all new and pending rules, including the recent announcement regarding aluminum imports.

September 11, 2020

ocean freight

The UK has today secured a free trade agreement with Japan, which is the UK’s first major trade deal as an independent trading nation.