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ASM welcomes CDS delay

Agency Sector Management (ASM) has welcomed HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)’s decision to extend the cut-off date for its CHIEF system beyond September 2020. Transition to the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS), originally scheduled for the start of 2021, will now be delayed. SAM chairman Peter MacSwiney, said: “We understand that CHIEF will continue to operate beyond September 2020 for a significant period.” “During this extended transition, both CHIEF and CDS will accept ... [+]

PayCargo steps into the breach

PayCargo has launched a new free communication mechanism via its online payment platform that allows vendors such as airlines, shipping terminals and maritime operators to share key information with the 20,000-plus payer users in the company’s online system. The service has been launched to help the ... [+]

Broker returns to ASM

Customs software specialist Agency Sector Management (ASM) has welcomed back UK Customs Solutions as a user of its Sequoia Customs Clearance software. The Customs broker has made the move back as it prepares for new trading conditions when the UK leaves the European Union (EU) on ... [+]

Nallian to build CCS for Luxembourg

Luxembourg Airport has engaged Nallian to implement a cargo community system (CCS) the gateway, which handled close on 900,000 tonnes of cargo in 2019. The Belgian-based collaborative solutions specialist will set up a neutral IT platform, open to all actors involved in international trade with ... [+]

Visible improvement for GEFCO customers

Automotive logistics firm GEFCO Group is offering its customers, a secure and customised web portal developed by WiseTech Global to manage all freight forwarding shipments from booking to invoicing. GEFCO Visibility offers various modules, including a reporting module to extract detailed reports on forwarding activity and ... [+]

Emirates and Accuity screen six million shipments a month

Emirates SkyCargo is using Accuity’s Firco Trade Compliance solution to automate and streamline its screening operations. The system screens shipment documentation such as airway bills against sanctions, dual-use goods and regulatory watch lists, automating 6 million compliance checks a month. Cargo operators are responsible for ... [+]

Freight software firm adds trucking and air

Newcastle-based freight software provider Kontainers has added full trucking and air freight to its Enterprise product. Kontainers Enterprise provides a complete digital experience for freight forwarders, ocean carriers and their customers including: self-service instant rates, booking, customs, air freight, trucking, FCL/LCL, global schedules, BOL (bill of ... [+]

Freightos to help FedEx go digital

Online freight marketplace and IT specialist Freightos is to supply its WebCargo technology to FedEx Logistics to help the largest customs-entry filer in the US digitize “and provide an Amazon-esque shipping experience”. Freightos will provide digitized customs brokerage services for importers on its marketplaceincluding a global ... [+]

Evergreen launches GreenX platform

Evergreen Line has launched a ‘GreenX’ platform offering booking and direct access to integrated trade services. The digital portal allows the shipping line’s customers to get instant quotes and book secured space with prioritized equipment supplied by the carrier. It also allows customers to customers ... [+]

CHIEF and CDS to run side by side

Chairman of customs clearance solutions provider Agency Sector Management, Peter MacSwiney has welcomed plans to extend the Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) computer system until 2021, giving more time to prepare for additional changes. But he added: “Safety and security checks post 31 ... [+]