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Brexit comes with considerable effects
on logistics operations


Goods moving into and out of the UK is subject to new customs controls to make sure HMRC can collect the correct duties at the right time, protect UK businesses and consumers and avoid any unhelpful trade distortions between the UK and the EU.

GVMS will link declaration references together to prove that their goods have pre-lodged declarations at the frontier and to allow speaks with HMRC system automatically about movement of goods.

Modaltrans works on every mobile, desktop device
Modaltrans works on every mobile, desktop device


Inland Border Facilities (IBFs) are UK government sites where customs and document checks can take place away from port locations. IBFs will be operational from 1 January 2021.

Hauliers can start and end journeys at IBFs when moving goods in and out of the UK with transit declaration document regarding Common Transit Convention also known as Transit.


There are two types of safety and security declarations: an exit summary declaration (EXS) and an entry summary declaration (ENS).

A carrier is generally required to submit an EXS to the customs authority of the country from which the consignment is being exported and ENS to the customs authority of the country that the consignment is entering into the import control system (ICS) of that country.

Modaltrans works on every mobile, desktop device
Modaltrans works on every mobile, desktop device


UK EORI number is the compulsory to one who move goods between Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) or the Isle of Man, and the EU from 1st of January 2021.

UK drivers need a Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) in order to work. Drivers need to carry their Driver CPC qualification card while driving in the EU.

In addition, UK hauliers travelling to EU may require a European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permit for some journeys

Is Your Business Brexit Ready?

You must be prepared for key challenges that logistics companies could face a result of Brexit. The movement of goods between the UK and the EU will be subject to customs formalities just like any other third country. Customs declarations will need to be filed, new authorizations will be required, customs procedures will need to be followed, and operations will undergo checks and controls. Formalities will take place over a six-month time period, with full controls entering into force on 1st July of 2021.

<Importing into the UK from the EU>

All goods imported from the EU to the UK will require a UK customs import declaration.For goods moving under the CTC, haulage companies must follow the GVMS procedure to complete the transit movement on entry to GB.

<Exporting from the UK from into the EU>

When carrying goods to EU from GB, necessary customs documents to cross into the EU must be physically prepared and ready to submit. GB exporter must also complete the UK export procedures before leaving the border.

<Moving goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland>

From 1st Jan 2021 all goods being moved from Great Britain to Northern Ireland will require an export declaration. UK customs import declaration which contains the safety and security EXS declaration details.

Modaltrans Solutions

The Your technology partner Modaltrans ensures smooth and seamless transition to the requirements for transportation companies operate between EU and UK.


Modaltrans is the authorized software service provider and allows you to make declarations on the Customs Declaration Service with ease. Not only customs declarations on import and export; but also other safety and security declarations like EXS and ENS could be issued and submitted through Modaltrans seamlessly.


For the transportations under the Common Transit Convention (CTC), also known as Transit, Modaltrans has enabled the integration with relevant NCTS allows companies to declare the movements and have the reference numbers (LRN and/or MRN) needed to present the goods to the EU customs authorities.


For goods moving under the CTC, haulage companies must follow either the paper-based process or GVMS process from 1 January 2021 to complete the transit movement on entry to GB. Modaltrans has already made connections to make sure that you can declare TAD references numbers into one GMR for each trailer movement

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