Shipping After Brexit: What You Need to Know

The UK’s transition period is ending on December 31st and as of the 1st January 2021, the UK will have officially left the EU. This means the EU may begin to treat UK imports as it does non-EU imports today.

The UK’s departure from the European Union will have a significant impact on businesses that trade overseas, regardless of whether a trade deal is negotiated with the EU.

Here at PBS International, we are fully prepared for the changeover and are committed to servicing our customers in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible.

Preparing for Brexit

PBS International has invested considerable time and money in a brand-new infrastructure and we now conducting regular daily shipments from and to the UK and EU. We can act as your customs intermediary should you require one for all your customs requirements.

Our fully trained staff are 7 days a week, 365 days a year, meaning you can contact us at any time and we will get back to you with an immediate answer for those shipments which require Urgent attention.

At this time where the movement of goods is even more critical and important than before, we look forward to providing continued support to your business and will uphold our service promises even during the challenging times ahead.

What’s next?

As you may be aware any good entering the UK after 31st December 2020 will need a customs declaration for both exit and entry into the UK and EU.
Our highly trained experienced customers brokers are ready and waiting to process entries on your behalf. We recognise that many businesses will be unaware of the new regulations and changes to customs procedures, or uncertain about what Brexit could mean for Export and imports, our team are here to make everything as simple and straightforward as possible.

Customs T1 completion:  PBS hold a full CT guarantee which allows us to complete transit documents to allow goods to travel freely through the EU, this is vital when road transport is used and will allow free movement to the destination or Clearance warehouse.

We can advise on this service and process in detail, please contact us for more information.

T1 discharge: We have our own customs warehouse where we can receive consignments under T1, this avoids lengthy delays at the port/Tunnel and speeds up the delivery process considerably, we complete a customs entry and discharge the T form at the same time.

Live Pets: PBS can complete customs export and Import declaration for Pets travelling by road (and of course by Air). Please contact us for more information: or

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