Customs Clearance

Customs Clearance

Global Container Services Limited has been providing experienced and professional Customs Clearance services since it was established in 1983.

We hold AEO (Authorised Economic Operator) status with HMRC at the highest level.

From our head office in Felixstowe, we have direct EDI links to HMRC to cover all the main UK sea ports / inland depots, including (but not limited to) the following locations:

Our customs clearance department are a team of highly skilled professionals, guiding you through the complex process of clearance; together they have over 100 years’ worth of combined experience, which often proves to be priceless in the industry.

We already attract a wide range of customers, from first time importers needing a guiding hand, to large multi-national high street branded companies. Products that we clear end up on the high street, your local supermarkets and your favourite on-line stores. In 2017, we featured in FoodChain magazine (winter 2017), as a specialist partner to some of the large food importers.

Our specialist team deals with Imports and Export clearances, from and to ALL worldwide markers. As well as providing standard Customs Clearance procedures, we also have vast experience and knowledge of complex UK Customs procedures such as DEFRA, Port Health, Forestry Commission, Bonded/ERTS cargo, IPR, discharging of T1’s and temporary importation.

Since 1st January 2021 when the UK left the European Union, we have been providing additional services to existing and new customers who needed the expertise of a Customs Clearance Agent specialist. Since 2020, we invested in more experiences staff to handle the additional clearances required and we continue to add to our busy department in 2021. This ensures that we can handle all customer requests, we have direct Customs approval to clear at ALL UK ports. So if you need a Customs Clearance Agent and specialist, please get in touch with us today.

Regardless of whether full loads or part loads, clearance at a UK port or inland depot, deep sea imports from countries like USA, China, India etc or imports from France, Germany, Italy, Spain etc, make Global Container Services your first choice of Customs Clearance Agent today.

More recently we have been featured in the FoodChain magazine (winter 2017), as a specialist service partner to some of the largest food importers.

We also provide customs clearance services to other freight forwarders, and offer a competitive yet comprehensive service, whilst we guarantee confidentiality and neutrality. Contact us to learn more about the services we can offer you.


Customs Clearance Specialists

Over time we have developed a wealth of knowledge of the procedures, legislation and customs tariffs that form the UK import and export clearances. We are renown as specialists in customs clearance. We handle all the stressful aspects of the process, including assistance with licences, ministry requirements and liaising to ensure your consignment is on track.

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