AFSS represents members on the main HMRC Joint Customs Consultative Committee (JCCC) and also plays an active role in various working groups including:
ICS/ECS including Pre-Arrival Pre-Departure
International Trade Operating Systems
Service Transformation Programme,including CHIEF replacement
Import and Export Procedures
Duty Liability and Special Procedures
Software Developers Strategic Forum
EMCS (Excise Movement and Control System)
We have regular contact with all the CSP’s i.e. MCP, CNS, CCS-UK, DHB and Pentant, and also with BIFA (British International Freight Association)
and UKWA (United Kingdom Warehousing Association). We also link with BIS who have taken over some of the aspects of SITPRO since its demise. Finally, we have links into EU trade groups in Brussels.
Members of AFSS supply software, hardware, communications and consultancy to companies
of all sizes involved in freight and international trade. Using a member of AFSS gives assurance
that the supplier is reliable and follows a published Code of Conduct. A list of our current members is
included in this site with links directly to their own Web-sites.
For Software Suppliers...
Membership is open to any company providing software or related services to companies within the fields of freight,
transportation, warehousing and international trade. Details of membership are available on request.
Twice a month we issue a newsletter that attempts to update all relevant trade activities, within the UK,
Europe and globally. Copies of Customs Information and Consultation Papers etc are also distributed as and
when received, together with details of Customs systems downtimes.
Contact: Gordon Tutt
Tel: +44 (0)1932 787486