Got something to ship?
Then we will need a packing list or commercial invoice. Download our helpful template here.
These are essential for doing business outside the UK – register for a UK Economic Operator Registration and Identification number and find out more here.
These numeric descriptions are used to identify what type of product you are shipping and are entered into your customs declaration. It’s important to get it right. The full list of UK Trade Tariffs according to commodity code can be found here.
What are INCOTERMS®?
INCOTERMS® dictate who pays for what in a transaction – when you buy a product, you often hear the term “ex-works” which means you pay everything from collection from the factory onwards – but there are many more! Ensure contracts refer to INCOTERMS®. Read more here.
Ask the Experts – What is an ATA Carnet?
Catch up with Operations guru, Martin Molloy, as he talks all things Carnet related. With 147 ATA Carnet’s required to move the Volvo Ocean Race infrastructure around the world Martin knows a thing or two about these passports for goods. Read his guide here.
Which countries accept ATA Carnets?
A list of the 70 countries currently part of the Customs Convention on the ATA Carnet can be found here.
Ask the Experts – Dangerous Goods
Shipping lines and airlines often consider products to be dangerous goods, that the average person might not consider – so it’s important to ensure you follow the rules. Our Operations Team explain more here.