The Institute of Export and International Trade annual World Trade Summit, held at Stationers’ Hall, London, focused on ‘The Landscape Post Brexit’.
MVC’s Neil Bird delivered a compelling speech regarding the strategic advantages of AEO for UK based importers and exporters. The main advantages include access to Customs simplifications, competitive advantage & mutual recognition benefits. Contact us if you would like to know more!
Quickgrind Ltd based in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, have been awarded full AEO status by HMRC, effective from 30 April 2017. As a UK based exporter specialising in carbide cutting tools, AEO status will provide Quickgrind with access to simplified customs procedures. In addition, the status ensures all products are secured throughout the international supply chain, providing peace of mind to clients. Project managed by MVC.
Polyflor Ltd have achieved full AEO status effective from 15th February 2017. Based near Manchester, Polyflor is a major UK manufacturer of commercial floor coverings. As a quality driven organisation, AEO complements the ISO certifications already held by Polyflor, with a focus on customs compliance and supply chain security. Project managed by MVC.
From the East Anglian Daily Times, 5th January 2016
The new Union Customs Code (UCC) will significantly change what is allowed, and what is not allowed, potentially creating some real challenges for importers, exporters, shipping lines, hauliers, freight forwarders, manufacturers, ship agents … and so on.
When the UCC enters force in May 2016, it will replace existing customs rules. Its underlying principles are that all communication should be electronic, and to simplify and modernise procedures.
Some are ready, but many are not. Indeed, many seem blissfully unaware of what’s coming and its consequences – and these companies could be heading for some real problems, says Suffolk-based consultant Miles Vartan, a specialist in Customs and freight security matters.
Read the full article on the EADT site here
Lightwood PLC, based at North Weald Airfield, have been awarded full AEO status effective from 23rd December 2015.
Specialising in storage and distribution, Lightwood were keen to gain AEOC in order to benefit from waivers against the new UCC mandatory guarantees imposed on bonded storage facilities. Their AEOS status provides assurance to customers that cargo is secure in Lightwoods’ care.
We are delighted to announce that Boast International Ltd of Felixstowe, Suffolk have been awarded AEOC status, effective from 22nd December 2015.
Boast specialise in customs clearance procedures, and saw the AEO application as an opportunity to gain a seal of approval from HMRC via their external quality assessment process. Project managed by MVC