Helping Reduce the Impact of Brexit on your Supply Chain
Effective January 1st 2021 all shipments between the United Kingdom and the European Union require a customs process at origin and destination.
Agility offers a wide range of solutions to reduce the impact of Brexit. With Agility’s existing infrastructure, skills and capabilities, we are well-positioned to support your trade between the UK and the EU, no matter the final outcome.
Agility is a member of BIFA (British International Freight Association) and UKWA (United Kingdom Warehouse Association) operating as a freight forwarder, customs broker and logistics provider.
Agility has representation at all the major airports/ ports in the UK and manages the customs clearance for thousands of shipments per annum.
Agility has representation through own or strategic partners in every EU country all with similar capabilities helping to provide continuity of service.
AEO and Customs Simplifications
Agility is an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) and is approved for customs simplifications. These approvals can support accelerated and or deferred customs clearances at the borders.
Duty & tax
Agility has a customer deferment facility for the payment of duty and taxes.
Agility can assist companies with the set up and administration in case of Fiscal Representation.
Agreement on the New EU-UK Partnership
The EU and UK negotiators reached an agreement on a new partnership on 24 December 2020. The EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement sets out the new rules that will apply from 1 January 2021 in the relationship between the EU and the UK, in areas such as:
- Trade in goods and services
- A level playing field, fisheries
- Aviation and road transport
- Social security
- UK participation in EU programmes
- Internal security
Trade with Northern Ireland is subject to different rules. Detailed guidance can be found by following the links below.
Agility’s customs approvals and UK and European infrastructure can streamline the customs clearance and supporting processes for all of our customers.