wnDirect have been continuing to prepare for the possibility of a ‘No-Deal Brexit’,
Currently our team is working towards a worst-case scenario of a No-Deal situation. This means ensuring the following: -
We are working with a number of experienced partners in both the United Kingdom and the European Union to provide you with the confidence that your parcels will continue to flow through our network as smoothly as possible.
We will be injecting parcels into the EU through multiple gateways to provide regional Customs clearance capability. In addition, we will have different vehicle routing options in place into Europe in the event that significant delays are encountered at some of the ports.
To ensure parcels flow through Customs, we are advising our retailers that we need full parcel-level and recipient information, in order to comply with Customs requirements to export out of origin country and import into the EU or vice versa. This includes:
We can provide a range of options for payment of Duties and Taxes incurred on import, ranging from:
As you may have seen in the news, delays are anticipated at the border between the UK and the EU; by having a tested process and different routes we are trying to minimise delays. But there may be some changes to transit times outside of our control depending on the final political situation at the end of October.