Getting ready for Customs Declaration Service
28 Mar, 2018
The Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) is a computerised service that records the movement of goods by land, air and sea. The system allows importers, exporters and freight forwarders to complete customs information electronically, and
automatically checks for entry errors.
However, the CHIEF system is over 25 years old and has struggled to cope with complex reporting requirements that could not easily or cost-effectively be accommodated within the existing service. HMRC has been working on a replacement system for a number