ASM augments board members

Freight software firm Agency Sector Management (ASM) has David Baker, Stuart Campey, and Dave Allen to its board of directors. David Baker is managing director at The George Baker Group, bringing more than 18 years of customs brokerage; Stuart Campey has been chief executive Customs Clearance Ltd for the last decade; and Dave Allen is import manager at Dynamic International Freight Services. The board, comprised of nine representatives from ASM’s members, oversees ... [+]

Start practising CDS Exports now, urges ASM

Freight software firm ASM is urging companies to start practicing CDS exports now, despite the postponed migration of inventory-linked exports to the Chief replacement system to March 2024. It says: “We cannot overstate enough the importance of practicing submitting inventory-linked exports for CDS in Trader Dress Rehearsal (TDR).” All users of ASM’s ... [+]

ASM invests in software and people to tackle customs challenges

ASM has carried out a recruitment drive to prepare for the challenges confronting freight forwarders in the wake of recent customs changes and Brexit issues. The scaled-up customer service and tech teams are ready to guide customers through Customs procedural modifications, such as the migration of export declarations from the Customs ... [+]

ASM gears up for customs changes

Freight software specialist Agency Sector Management (ASM) has started a recruitment drive in preparation for the challenges of CDS implementation and Brexit-related changes in regulations. Larger customer service and tech teams will guide ASM customers through customs procedural modifications, such as the migration of export declarations from the Customs Handling of ... [+]

CDS: learn all about it with ASM at Multimodal

Agency Sector Management (ASM) will be giving free lunchtime briefings at the Multimodal 2022 Exhibition on how to prepare for the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS), which comes into force for imports at the end of September, and next March for exports. Chairman Peter MacSwiney and his team will be on ... [+]

Firms sign up for CDS training – but more are needed, says ASM

Freight software supplier Agency Sector Management (ASM) has provided access to the Customs Declaration Service (CDS) online training platform for over two thirds of its users. Its Sequoia Customs clearance software provides users with unlimited test access to CDS in advance of it going live for imports this September. CDS will replace ... [+]

More helpful folk for ASM

Freight software specialist ASM has recruited Feonna Collins and Kara Coakley to its helpdesk department, bringing the team to a total of ten. They both have a background in freight forwarding. [+]

Freight men to join Brexit advice group – updated

FTA policy manager for Northern Ireland Seamus Leheny and Peter MacSwiney, chairman of freight software firm ASM have been appointed to a new Technical Alternative Arrangements Advisory Group to explore options to replace the Northern Ireland backstop by the end of 2020. The group consists of 15 technical experts in ... [+]

ASM draws up CDS contingency plan

  Freight software firm Agency Sector Management (ASM) says it is working on contingency plans in the event that the replacement for HMRC’s CHIEF system, Customs Declaration Service (CDS) is delayed. CDS is due to replace CHIEF) system in phases by January 2019, but there is uncertainty whether the new system will ... [+]

Easy data-retrieval from ASM

Freight software firm Agency Sector Management has developed a new web-based data archiving app to help forwarders retrieve critical data and stay compliant with the Customs declaration process. It forms part of ASM’s freight management software Sequoia, and can be accessed remotely, making it easier for forwarders to store as well ... [+]

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