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Customs Clearance

Dealing with customs can often be the most complicated and costly part of the shipping process, which is why Freightlane have ensured that advice and guidance is on hand.

It may be prudent for shippers to talk to Freightlane prior to starting the shipping process so that goods can be transported across customs boundaries using the accurate tariff numbers to attract the correct duties and VAT. Dedicated import staff are on hand to assist clients in the whole process which avoids unnecessary costs and delays.

Whether you are shipping for the first time or are a regular importer, Freightlane can guide you through all the regulations to complete your shipments.

Our specialist team will be keen to assist you with both Import and Export customs declarations for FCL or LCL deep sea container movements. We are directly linked to the Customs computer (CHIEF) allowing coverage at the following ports , ICD’s and ERTS. Tilbury, Chatham, Thamesport, Liverpool, Southampton, Felixstowe, Dartford and Sheerness.

The Star Cargo Group has direct links to Customs and can manage your D.T.I. import and export N.E.S. and N.C.T.S. declarations at all major Ro/Ro ferry ports throughout the UK. Via our network of agents we can also assist you with Customs Clearance at various destinations across the European Union.