Brexit, the Supply Chain, and CEVA Logistics

Brexit Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions on Brexit

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Will BREXIT create cost in the supply chain
Q: Will BREXIT create cost in the supply chain

Yes, all shipment will now require customs documentation on departure and arrival. There will possibly be duty payable on entry to both the EU and UK *Subject to negotiations.

Will BREXIT cause delays to supply chains?
Q: Will BREXIT cause delays to supply chains?

Custom controls will be made at UK and EU borders. Also, clearance will be required before cargo and goods can move forward. 

What do we need to do to prepare?
Q: What do we need to do to prepare?

Complete a Supply Chain review. If you have a warehouse in the UK or Europe, you need to understand where the possible BREXIT changes will be, and you don’t want to pay any additional costs, e.g. pay entry to the EU and then again to the UK. Consider appointing a customs declaration representative 

How do I know if my supply chain is going to be affected by BREXIT?
Q: How do I know if my supply chain is going to be affected by BREXIT?

If you have a warehouse in the UK or Europe you need to understand any customs changes and any changes to transport times. Take time to review your supply chain contact your usual CEVA Logistics representative.

Do you need an EORI?  
Q: Do you need an EORI?  
Do I need a CFSP solution? 
Q: Do I need a CFSP solution? 

If you are importing goods into the UK, you need to declare them yourself or a third party customs agent.
 

Do I need a deferment account? 
Q: Do I need a deferment account? 

A deferment account is essentially a bank account to pay your customs duties and VAT from. To open a deferment account follow the information on the link below:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-an-account-to-defer-duty-payments-when-you-import-or-release-goods-into-great-britain

Complete a form C1207n which allows your clearing agent to customs clear your goods using your deferment account. You can find the C1207n on the link below:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/check-which-type-of-account-to-apply-for-to-defer-duty-payments-when-you-import-goods

Would I benefit from our Short Sea Shipping Solutions?
Q: Would I benefit from our Short Sea Shipping Solutions?

Yes if you are moving cargo across Europe and would like a sustainable, low cost, visible solution and avoid land border delays.

Would I benefit from using Airfreight solutions?
Q: Would I benefit from using Airfreight solutions?

Yes, if you need to move cargo and goods quickly across Europe or the rest of the world CEVA Logistics offers fast and reliable solutions able to organize several intercontinental air bridges representing more than 280 chartered flights to meet urgent needs for various industries and governments.