Customs Clearance Services

Clearing the way for your global trade, streamlined customs solutions

In the global marketplace, efficient customs clearance is the key that unlocks the door to seamless cross-border trade.

Customs clearance ensures that shipments meet the necessary legal requirements and are allowed to enter or exit a country without delays or complications. However, navigating customs clearance can be very complex with all the different elements to consider, such as documentation, compliance, tariffs, duties & tax, and coordinating with the relevant authorities. Denholm Good Logistics is here to provide the customs clearance services you need.




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Denholm Global Logistics has a 50-strong dedicated customs clearance team to help remove customs clearance complexities so you can focus on running your business.

We are an AEO-accredited customs clearance agent in the UK who can fast-track your consignments, giving you the advantage of priority checks and fewer checks. Our online custom clearance portal ensures all your documentation is on hand in one central location.


For any HMRC, BCP, Border Force or similar enquiries, our customs clearance experts are available to provide customs brokerage solutions which adhere to all current HMRC legislation and border controls.

Please send your enquiry by clicking the button below and our team will respond within business hours. For out-of-hours enquiries please call +44(0)7921 468 034

Our Customs Clearance Services

At Denholm Good Logistics, we offer an extensive range of solutions to ensure your goods reach their destination on time. Whether it’s export declaration in the UK or fast-tracking your clearance, you can count on our friendly customs clearance agent to offer expert assistance every step of the way.

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Duty Relief Applications and Processing

We will assist you in determining whether your goods qualify for duty relief processes such as:
  • IPR (Inward Processing Relief)
  • IOSR (Onward Supply Relief)
  • IRGR (Returned Goods Relief)
  • ITA (Temporary Admission)
  • IFC (Free Circulation)
We will handle the application process, potentially reducing your overall costs.
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SCDP (Simplified Customs Declaration Procedures) applications

Our customs clearance agents in the UK can handle all SCDP applications on your behalf, helping you streamline and simplify the customs declaration process and ensure a hassle-free experience. We guarantee efficient submission of customs declarations, reducing the complexity often associated with cross-border transactions.
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Standard Border Clearance into Free Circulation

Our Standard Border Clearance service simplifies and expedites the process of moving goods into free circulation. Ensuring compliance with customs regulations, we can help minimise delays and enhance efficiency, allowing your products to enter the market promptly.
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Bonded Storage

Our bonded storage facilities allow you to store goods without paying duty until they leave the warehouse. This can help optimise your cash flow and provide flexibility in inventory management.

Download our Inco Terms® quick reference guide here to remember what each Inco Term® means and whether the responsibility sits with the buyer or the seller at each stage of the journey.

For more information on all our customs clearance solutions

Our customs clearance services are available as a stand-alone service or can be a bolt-on to any of our other supply chain management services, including freight forwarding and warehouse & distribution.

Watch our customs webinar “Beyond Borders: How to Manage Custom Complexities and Streamline Your Business”.

Why Choose Us

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Time and cost savings

Navigating UK customs clearance complexities can be time-consuming and prone to errors, leading to costly delays or penalties. With our expertise in customs procedures, we can expedite the clearance process, ensuring your goods reach their destination on time. By avoiding unnecessary delays and mitigating errors in documentation, we can help you save valuable time and reduce costs associated with storage, demurrage, or additional handling fees.
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Compliance assurance

We meticulously review your documentation, verify the accuracy of the information, and address any potential compliance issues proactively.
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Smooth logistics

Efficient customs clearance is vital for seamless supply chain management. Delays or disruptions in the customs process can have a domino effect on the entire logistics chain, causing delays in production, inventory shortages, or missed delivery deadlines.
By leveraging our expertise, we can streamline the process, minimising the risk of disruptions and ensuring smooth logistics operations. Our proactive approach helps identify and address potential issues in advance, allowing for timely resolutions and an uninterrupted flow of goods.
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Access to industry networks and resources

As experienced customs clearance professionals, we have established strong relationships with customs authorities and industry stakeholders. Our extensive network and resources enable us to navigate customs procedures efficiently, anticipate regulation changes, and provide timely updates to our clients. We leverage these connections to provide high-quality customs clearance services and ensure a smooth and efficient process.

Benefits of Customs Clearance Services

Partnering with logistics professionals, such as our team at Denholm Good Logistics, can significantly enhance efficiency and compliance with customs clearance procedures. Here’s how.

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Expertise in regulatory compliance

Customs clearance experts bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise in navigating ever-evolving customs regulations, minimising the risk of delays, fines, or other complications.
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Time and resource optimisation

Efficient customs clearance is synonymous with time and resource savings. By outsourcing this intricate task to professionals, you can redirect your focus and resources towards core business activities. Professionals streamline the paperwork, handle documentation intricacies, and expedite the clearance process, allowing your goods to move swiftly across borders.
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Mitigating risks and delays

Customs clearance involves potential risks and uncertainties, from documentation errors to regulatory changes. Professional services mitigate these risks by employing rigorous processes, thorough documentation checks and proactive measures. This proactive approach reduces the chances of delays or disruptions in the supply chain, contributing to the overall reliability of your operations.
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While it may seem like an added cost upfront, working with customs clearance specialists often results in increased long-term savings. Their expertise ensures accurate tariff classifications and proper valuation, preventing costly errors. Furthermore, efficient clearance reduces storage and demurrage charges, optimising the financial aspects of international trade.

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Events and News

Canada Launches New Customs Clearance Portal

Canada Launches New Customs Clearance Portal

Global trade has become one of the focal points of economies, and efficient customs processes are paramount to this. Canada, recognising this need, has embarked on a transformative journey with its Customs Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) project which will...

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