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National Audit Office – News Release
National Audit Office – News Release

HC 1124 | 2017-19 Report by the Comptroller and Auditor General The Customs Declaration Service: a progress update HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has taken steps to mitigate risks in delivering the Customs Declaration Service (CDS) programme,... READ MORE

BIFA Freight Service Awards 2018/19
BIFA Freight Service Awards 2018/19

For the 10th consecutive year Albacore are pleased to announce sponsorship of the BIFA Staff Development Award. The awards ceremony will be held on Thursday 17th January 2019, more information to follow soon. Visit the BIFA Awards website READ MORE

25 years of the AFSS
25 years of the AFSS

The Association of Freight Software Suppliers (AFSS) celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Albacore, a founder member of the AFSS was pleased to accept a ‘Founder Member’ award at the recent AGM held at Brooklands. The meeting... READ MORE

CDS Update
CDS Update

HMRC is phasing in the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS) from August this year to replace the current CHIEF system. CHIEF is one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated electronic services for managing customs declarations.... READ MORE

ABP Southampton welcomed the largest container ship yet
ABP Southampton welcomed the largest container ship yet

ABP Southampton welcomed the largest container ship yet this weekend with the arrival of the CMA CGM Antoine De Saint Exupery. The 400m long vessel is one of the world’s most fuel efficient and environmentally friendly ships. She is longer... READ MORE

Albacore launch new website
Albacore launch new website

Albacore are pleased to welcome you to our new website. The site has been designed to be simple to navigate and to provide fast access to our contact details as well as the ‘Remote Support’ download. You will also find details... READ MORE

CUSTOMS DECLARATION SERVICE (CDS) – Factsheet
CUSTOMS DECLARATION SERVICE (CDS) – Factsheet

CUSTOMS DECLARATION SERVICE (CDS) HMRC will begin a phased launch of the Customs Declaration Service (CDS) in August 2018. CDS will replace the existing Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system, with all declarations... READ MORE

Dachser win the Staff Development category.
Dachser win the Staff Development category.

Dachser saw an intake of 12 new apprentices in September and October 2017 across all 4 of their UK branches into their Customs and Business Apprenticeship scheme. The programme provides A-level students with an apprenticeship in the logistics... READ MORE

Southampton Welcomes Milan Maersk
Southampton Welcomes Milan Maersk

Southampton Welcomes the Largest Container Ship Ever to Visit the Port READ MORE

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Brexit: UK suggests ‘temporary customs union’ with EU

The government says it will propose an “innovative and untested approach” to customs checks as part of its Brexit negotiations. The model, one of two being put forward in a newly-published paper, would mean no customs checks at UK-EU... READ MORE