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Customs Services

Customs clearance and compliance is an essential part of a trader’s supply chain, keeping delays to a minimum and reducing costs. EV Cargo’s global network and on-the-ground expertise ensures the reliability and accuracy of customs clearance procedures worldwide. EV Cargo also holds AEO authorisation, so you can rest assured that all of your parcels arrive to you in a safe and secure manner, exactly when you need them.

Customs clearance and compliance services at a glance

As trade barriers and customs compliance requirements become more and more inflexible, it means that modern-day supply chain management has become increasingly complex.

Fortunately, EV Cargo’s expert team has the people, IT systems and authorisations to clear your shipments on schedule, wherever in the world you need us, and regardless of volume, scope or scale.

Speak to one of our experts to find out how we can help with Customs Services.

Bespoke solutions

A wide range of solutions including temporary Storage, transit and Customs Freight Simplified Procedures (CFSP) authorisations.


Import, export and transit declarations, using a range of standard and special procedure.

Local contact

A global network with local teams offering knowledgeable expertise and point of contact.

Lead times

Shortened lead times, reduced freight costs delivering business benefits.

Technology enabled

Technology with cloud-based software, providing real time customs data links between suppliers and consignees.

Fully transparent

Technology-led reports, collated by our market-leading cloud-based software, providing full supply chain transparency.

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Meeting the challenge of customs formalities

EV Cargo are experts in overcoming challenges faced by an ever more global and interconnected consumer market. The solutions that we deploy are at the forefront of the industry and enable us to deliver solutions which reflect your business needs.

So whether you’re a small trader or a multi-national organisation, EV Cargo has a tailor-made customs solution for you.

We provide a full portfolio of services, including:

Customs warehousing (managing data in customs warehouses operated by clients, third party providers and in our own facilities); Customs Freight Simplified Procedures (CFSP) authorisations; import/export declarations; inward/outward processing; and providing a local point of contact for customs advice globally.

Speak to one of our experts to find out how we can help with Customs Services.

Customs Services Enquiries

EV Cargo helps open up borders for businesses of all sizes

You can also choose from our menu of value-add customs services, such as:

Operational customs clearance

Choose from options to prepare and process declarations, calculate duties and taxes, and organise inspections. Let EV Cargo facilitate your special services for bonded warehousing, inward/outward processing relief (IPR/OPR), as well as Free Trade Zone clearances.

Trade management

Reduce risks and manage costs on cross-border transactions and get insight into Free Trade Agreements, international tariff data, and duty management regimes. Unlock hidden duty savings potential with our Customs health checks and scorecards.

Customs solutions

We assess your supply chain, perform post-importation audits, and develop proactive processes that prevent penalties and fines.


The Single Windows Customs Portal is a central entry point for regional customs clearances. Dashboard and reporting solutions give full data visibility.


Our technology adds value to customers’ supply chain with cloud-based software, providing real-time Customs data links between suppliers and consignees.

Frequently asked questions about customs

Penalties are charged depending on the offence and can go as far as doubling the amount of duties and taxes evaded. But in general, penalties only apply to a single declaration.

The term “preferential origin” is used when there are trade agreements between two countries or groups. But be careful: preferential origin is not automatic; formalities and obligations are required of countries.

For the purposes of customs, the UK is now treated as any other non-EU country. In particular, Customs procedures and formalities apply to trade between the UK and the EU.

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Powered by technology to offer full transparency on customs clearance

With business operations becoming increasingly complex, it’s never been so important to have a united supply chain network. Our technology adds value to customers’ supply chain with cloud-based software, providing real-time Customs data links between suppliers and consignees.

We provide customers with technology-led reports which are collated by our market-leading cloud-based software, a system which provides customers with full supply chain transparency. Harnessing this deep pool of data, our technology gives you a competitive edge as you navigate your product to market.

Speak to our team of Customs compliance experts

Whatever your customs needs, our experienced team will be able to guide you through the whole process and provide a highly competitive quote for any of the transportation and delivery options open to you.

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