De-mystify the customs clearance process with GAC Pindar. We have the local knowledge and global resources to provide solid advice on procedures around the world. Working with GAC offices and carefully selected agents choose our full clearing and forwarding services for all types of shipments to any destination.
With careful planning and advice on the appropriate method of temporary admission for various types of cargo, our customs clearance services have assisted with the successful clearance of event infrastructure and vessel shipments, ensuring timely delivery for the most complex multi-staged events.
Fully conversant with ATA Carnets, Carnet de passage, Temporary Admission under bond, Certificates of Origin, we work through a solution that reduces the risk of clearance delays and follow-up with correct closure once the equipment has moved on.
Approved Economic Operator
We work with GAC offices and trusted agents to provide a global customs clearance solution. In the UK, as part of GAC Services (UK) Ltd, GAC Pindar is an Approved Economic Operator appointed by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) department. This is a quality mark recognizing us as a trusted customs clearance provider.
Our in-house software connects with the state-of-the-art UK customs clearance platform and, in the current Brexit landscape, the fiscal team is gearing up to 24/7, 365 day submissions.
Dangerous Goods (DG)
We have a large pool of IATA trained personnel. DG notes, Carrier Approval, amendments to DG notes as per IMO department request are carried out in UK for all shipments globally. Where required, container labelling and DGN sign off at point of loading are carried out by GAC Pindar ground staff at each venue. We advise on packing and if necessary, labelling is provided subject to MSDS and detailed description of type, packaging, volume per package information. We ensure that any DG containers / items are moved under a separate BOL / AWB to avoid any delays to the rest of the shipment.
Contact us today for all your customs clearance requirements.
“GAC Pindar is known worldwide for their involvement in the sport of sailing with a deep understanding of yachts and equipment. They are the natural choice when it comes to shipping sailboats and provided us with the perfect solution to deliver Comanche to Europe”
GC32 Class Manager
“We are very happy to be able to count on GAC Pindar as the official shipping and logistics provider of the GC32 Racing Tour. They provide us and our participating teams with a solid, professional and reliable logistic service.”
CEO EKS team, FIA WRX
“GAC looked after EKS’ logistics requirements on the FIA WRX championship for 2 years. During this time, we found them to be helpful, knowledgeable, passionate and professional. From the works supercars to any small part, they regarded them with equal importance. We highly recommend them in the pressured world of motorsports logistics”.
Marketing Communications Fleet Manager at Spark44
“Working in partnership with GAC allowed us to deliver our cars into China safely and on time. Communication was excellent and allowed us to track every step of the journey. Thanks to the support of GAC and their local teams we overcame many challenges and a grateful to them for helping to make the Dragon Challenge the huge success it has been.”
Director of production, Realise Communication Sweden AB for Volvo Pavilion build, VOR 17-18
“We had great support from the team from GAC during the delivery of the Volvo Ocean Race. With a very tight schedule and limited space in the race-village to handle material, the containers and machinery need to be delivered exactly on time – GAC managed this challenge in an excellent way.”
Skipper – Concise 10, MOD70
“We have highlighted the vessel monitoring service to our insurance provider which has recognised it as a solid addition to our crisis management planning. Beyond this, the support and logistics services provided by GAC Pindar, especially while we are at sea, far surpass anything else on offer in the market today.”
Fédération Française de Voile
“GAC Pindar provided the French Sailing Team with competitive rates and the whole process went extremely smoothly: bringing together needs of other sailing federations and completing operations without any delays. I strongly advise others that they consider GAC Pindar.”
8th Dimension Performance Sailing
“I set high targets with our project to have eight Dragons sailing around Europe for charters, clinics and private events. For us, the fact that we could count on GAC Pindar’s experience and capacity to start moving our boats was a key element and allowed us to focus on the commercial and financial side of our start-up company. The process of delivering our boats from the UK to Portugal was very smooth and accurate, allowing us to start with our schedule with no issues. We are looking forward to continuing to work with GAC Pindar in the years to come and provide quality sailing to the lovers of our sport.”