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Freight Systems Express Wales launches hassle-free customs clearance service to help businesses navigate post-Brexit import and export landscape 

Fast-growing agency eyes additional enlargement with bespoke customs clearance service

International freight forwarders, Freight Systems Express Wales (FSEW), has launched a full customs clearance service to help businesses scuffling with post-Brexit import and export guidelines.

FSEW is a logistics and worldwide freight forwarding firm based mostly in Cardiff, Wales. Currently using over 70 folks, the corporate supplies transport companies to purchasers throughout the UK, Europe, and worldwide.

Research by the British Chambers of Commerce discovered that 60% of exporters face difficulties adapting to the adjustments to items commerce following the ratification of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) in January 2021. When requested in regards to the particular difficulties businesses confronted, generally cited considerations included elevated administration, prices, delays, and confusion about what guidelines to comply with.

In response, FSEW has launched a complete in-house clearance service to simplify the customs journey for businesses importing to and from the UK.

The new service is being spearheaded by customs brokerage specialist Basak Ocal, who has nearly twenty years’ expertise in worldwide customs. Supported by customs clearance specialist Vivian Tapenska, the workforce now gives a completely managed customs service to all purchasers, eradicating the stress and delays related to extra paperwork required beneath Brexit guidelines.

Ms Ocal defined: “Customs clearance will be daunting, particularly within the ever-changing import and export panorama of a post-Brexit UK. Our new customs clearance companies supply straightforward, automated customs clearance, backed by private service from actual individuals who take care of the submitting of customs declarations. Our digital customs clearance is dealt with by knowledgeable, devoted and dependable workforce who can supply a personalised give attention to every shopper’s particular enterprise wants.

“Our hassle-free customs clearance service means we complete all the important export and import paperwork and all other necessary customs information. Client simply need to provide us with their documents, and we then collate all the necessary details for a customs clearance declaration submission. Clients benefit from working with one point of contact, and the peace of mind that their goods will be delivered on time, wherever they are coming from or need to go in the world.”

FSEW, which counts Tesco, Hoover Candy and Ford amongst its prospects, noticed gross sales improve by 10% to £15.5m in 2021 and forecasts an extra 14% progress throughout 2022. A earlier winner of the Wales Fast Growth 50 and Tesco Collaborative Haulier of the Year awards, the agency additionally has bold plans to develop the primary eFreight hub in Europe, which can help drive low carbon transition throughout the industrial freight trade.

FSEW Managing Director, Geoff Tomlinson, stated: “As a number one privately-owned freight forwarding firm, we’re eager to help our prospects in navigating the complicated post-Brexit customs panorama.

“Businesses massive and small are coping with the identical Brexit customs challenges. Our new service will profit everybody from massive firms with each day customs dealing with wants to SMEs new to import and export. The concept is to take the stress away and make the customs journey a lot simpler, so enterprise leaders can give attention to extra necessary issues, equivalent to the expansion of their enterprise.

“We are already seeing a huge interest in this service, and we predict it will become a significant and growing part of our revenue over the next 12 months.”

FSEW has been assisted by the Business Wales Accelerated Growth Programme (AGP), which supplies focused help for bold rising companies. The programme is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund by way of the Welsh Government.