October 13, 2020
The Border Operating Model is issued by the United Kingdom government with the intention to provide clarity for the border industry and businesses that are importing and exporting into the United Kingdom after the transition period for Brexit comes to an end on December 31st, 2020. The document includes detail on border operations with the European Union (EU) and actions that need to be adhered to by importers and exporters, hauliers, ports and carriers.
The latest publication of the Border Operating Model was released on October 8th, outlining new detail with regards to the GB / EU border. The full document is available here.
The latest edition of the document outlines a three-stage approach to the reintroduction of border controls and clearly states that customs entries will be necessary for the movement of goods between the United Kingdom and the European Union.
As recently highlighted by a government press release, the updated Border Operating Model:
The Crane Worldwide Logistics team are available to support our clients through the Brexit transitional period with customs and trade advisory support, freight management and warehouse services. Reach out for support!