New UK customs system “not fit for purpose” technology experts warn


 

Government plans to roll out a new customs system by March 2023 is “not fit for purpose” and faces “huge challenges” technology specialists are warning. The warning comes as the government announced this week that its Customs Declaration Service (CDS) will become the UK’s single customs platform from 31 March 2023. The move will see HMRC close its legacy Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system on the same day with businesses required to declare all goods through […]