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Baxter signs two-way customs deal with Gerlach

[ December 17, 2020   //   ]

Nottingham-based forwarder Baxter Freight has signed a partnership with European neutral provider Gerlach Customs Services for customs clearance after the Brexit transition period ends. It grants Baxter Freight’s customers access to customs support and consultancy from 750 experts across the continent.

Baxter Freight also becomes the UK sales representative for Gerlach, whoses portfolio covers all common customs clearance services such as import, export, transit and premium services such as customs control tower and customs consultancy.

Gerlach will provide customs clearance services at all suitable locations including borders and ensure that customers are fully supported throughout the challenges Brexit will bring to their logistics.

Managing director of Baxter Freight, Peter Isler, said: “Gerlach’s customs expertise across Europe will be an enormous support for our customers and will keep freight moving at a complicated time. Our current and future customers should take a lot of confidence from our level of preparation for Brexit and the network we have built. Our partnership with Gerlach and the development of our European network demonstrates our commitment to providing market-leading customer service regardless of the challenges companies are facing due to Brexit, COVID-19 and the economic crisis.”