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P&O Ferries cuts through customs complexity

[ October 19, 2021   //   ]

P&O Ferries has launched of a Customs Clearance Service to assist customers with empty declaration requirements from this month and provide tailored support in the last quarter of 2021. It provides import and export clearance coverage to any company, on any shipping route, seven days a week. All port import and export operations, including deep sea, ro ro and lo lo feeder will have access to declaration support, safety and security data input assistance, and UK port platforms. Payment of duties and completion of transit forms will also be available.

With the UK Government Brexit changes scheduled to be implemented from 1 January 2022, P&O Ferries is also developing a range of digital solutions to help customers with their requirements, which will be rolled out in phases in the months ahead.

Managing director of P&O Ferries Freight Services, Thorsten Runge, said: “The investments we are making in new equipment, new sites and new capabilities, all have one purpose – to solve supply chain challenges. As those challenges become ever more complex, we are using deep sector knowledge to help customers drive efficiency. With the support of our parent company, DP World, we are committed to improving and expanding the nation’s trading infrastructure.”