Customs Support

Our Customs support is backed up by 200 people, 15 languages, and a market leading on time delivery rate of 99.7%

CUSTOMS AGENTS YOU CAN RELY ON

When you need a professional customs service or advice, AMCO’s 38 years of experience really does come to the fore. We use the expression ‘accustomed to customs’ because experience is everything.

The AMCO International team speak over 15 languages and possess a vast knowledge base of localised customs procedures. Our local knowledge of customs processes in some countries helps us to expedite goods through customs borders efficiently, as we understand requirements on a localised level.

We offer a full logistics service, including international logistics which covers the needs of all types of logistics customers, such as managing the transportation of equipment and materials world-wide, including automotive components, manufacturing parts, vehicles, raw materials, retail goods, medical equipment and construction equipment.

LAND, AIR OR SEA – ANY PORT, ANY AIRPORT

AMCO’s experts can offer help on any consignment departing or arriving at any UK airport or seaport. As a specialist logistics and warehousing business, we provide a full logistics service which includes UK clearances, as well as international transport, shipping and clearances.

We can provide international shipping and customer support for over 200 countries around the world, our services extend from collection from your door or business, shipping via your preferred method of shipping, which could be multi-modal, to the global or UK port of your choosing.

AMCO’s customs agents

You may be importing or exporting for the first time and this may be the first time your business is exposed to customs requirements, Duty and VAT, or you maybe be a Trader with experience. As Agents, AMCO offers a comprehensive range of services for customs, transport and warehousing, including our own bonded facilities.

Post Brexit

Customs regulations changed at the end of the BREXIT Transition period on 31st December 2020 and some customers are struggling to meet the customs requirements and VAT procedures that come with the UK now trading outside the European Union. As an Agent, AMCO offer customs clearances for both European and non-European shipments.

INCOTERMS. DO YOU KNOW YOUR DAP FROM YOUR DDP OR YOUR EXW FROM YOUR FCA?

As a Freight Forwarder, the first question AMCO ask is: ‘What are your incoterms?’ Incoterms are the most important thing you need to understand post-Brexit.

Why is getting the correct Incoterm important?

Before Brexit, EU Traders were less aware of the importance of Incoterms. The main question was who pays for the freight costs.

Brexit has made it a serious concern as Traders need to determine who will arrange the Export/Import declaration and accept Import taxes. Complicated further by legal issues. i.e. businesses must have a legal entity or be VAT registered in the appropriate countries to undertake the customs process.

There have been significant changes for UK companies in world trade, in terms of growth and also uncertainty in trading conditions. In order to negate risk, the importance of using the 2020 lncoterms correctly is more important than ever.

Unsure? Need help and advice?

AMCO are experts in advising and helping Traders with Incoterms and everything else that Brexit means for EU Importers and Exporters.

Amco Customs Services Include

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Customs Linked To All Major Ports

Import Entries

Export Declarations

Road Freight Clearances

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Sea Freight Clearances

Air Freight Clearances

Rail Freight Clearances

Agent to Agent Clearances

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