Tag: imports

HMRC Trade Delivery Partner Round Table – Key Takeaways

This is the first in the upcoming series of posts on the UK Border Target Operating Model Draft. On Thursday April 29th, Expordite® founder Kate Sukhanova attended a session for CDS software providers and operators on the Safety & Security (S&S) Target Operating Model Policy, hosted by the HMRC. This session was part of a series of engagements with international trade stakeholders...

HMRC Replaces CHIEF With CDS for Import Declarations

HMRC, in a significant move towards the digital transformation of the UK’s governmental services, is replacing its decades-old import declarations software this week.

The new system, known as “Customs Declarations Service,” or “CDS,” is an essential upgrade for British international traders. It replaces the “Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight software,” or “CHIEF,” which has been around since 1994.