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GVMS Downtime - BCP Procedures Now Live

Wed. 30 Nov 2022
GVMS is currently experiencing system issues and as a result, the BCP procedures are now live until further notice. Due to the outage, goods which are meant to travel using a GMR have not been able to get one.

GVMS System Enhancement - Multiple Declaration Reference Uploads

Tue. 29 Nov 2022
HMRC has announced the introduction of a new service function that enables the upload of up to 2500 Declaration Unique Consignments References (DUCRs) by uploading a file into each GMR via the User Interface.

Update on clean air zones - November

Tue. 29 Nov 2022
Covering Bristol, Tyneside, Sheffield, Bradford and Greater Manchester.

ECS & EMCS Downtime - Sunday 27th November

Mon. 21 Nov 2022
Due to essential system maintenance, both services will be affected on Sunday 27th November.

CDS Trader Dress Rehearsal service (TDR) Downtime - 22/11/22

Mon. 21 Nov 2022
HMRC has announced a scheduled downtime for the CDS Trader Dress Rehearsal service (TDR) on Tuesday 22nd November.

Transitioning to CDS FAQs - 21/11/22 Update

Mon. 21 Nov 2022
HMRC has released an updated version of the CDS Frequently Asked Questions document.

Member Survey: Research into the customs intermediary sector on behalf of HMRC

Fri. 18 Nov 2022
IPSOS is conducting an important survey which helps HMRC better understand how businesses involved with facilitating international trade are finding the customs processes that are in place.

NCTS Phase 5 Update - 16/11/22

Wed. 16 Nov 2022
Following the initial announcement related to NCTS 5, HMRC has released further information regarding the specific implementation time.

FIATA Scam Alert

Tue. 15 Nov 2022
There is a sophisticated scam (phishing) email circulating from a sender claiming to be FIATA from the PayPal payment system (email address service@intl.paypal.com), asking for payment to be made to FIATA for membership fees.

Port of Bilbao Networking Events

Wed. 9 Nov 2022
The Port of Bilbao is presenting a B2B networking event in London and Liverpool later this month.

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