Viewing entries tagged with 'import'

What is customs clearance?

Posted by Jade on 8 July 2015 | Comments

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All goods entering or leaving the EU must go through a customs clearance process. This is a necessary process to ensure you pay the correct tax and duty and the products have all the required documentation. The documentation needed depends on the sort of product being shipped. The basic required documents are:

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Import checklist

Posted by Jade on 8 July 2015 | Comments

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Before shipping begins, it is important to establish which documents are required, depending on where the shipment is coming from and what the goods are. If you require any assistance with documentation or UK customs procedures, feel free to contact our specialist UK customs agents, here in the UK.

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Container shipping

Posted by on 14 May 2015 | Comments

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Container units form the most integral part of the entire shipping industry, trade, and transport. These shipping containers are the structures that store various kinds of products that need to be shipped from one part of the world to another. Moving containers protect contents on the long journeys they make and ensure they make it back to you in one piece.

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What's happening during the import process?

Posted by on 11 May 2015 | Comments

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One of the main factors that can guarantee your business success is developing a smooth and detailed strategy for importing, and knowing who to ask for advice. On this page, you will find all the help and support you need that will allow you to make importing goods to the UK a success.

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Letter of credit

Posted by on 16 December 2014 | Comments

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As the shipping of foreign goods to another country can take some time, importers have to ensure the exporters are paid before the goods arrive. This is where the Letter of Credit comes in. Sometimes known as ‘documentary credit’, this letter acts as a guarantee from the bank that they will pay the seller on behalf of the buyer the agreed amount of money within a specified timeframe.

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Who are Cargocost?

Posted by Su on 20 October 2014 | Comments

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Cargocost is a quick & convenient website to get transparent, instant, online & competitive quotations for container Container Shipping (FCL), LCL and Airfreight transport modes. We import & export worldwide.

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