DFS Worldwide can offer secure storage at all its main hubs across the globe, our
European head office in the UK is a customs ERTS bonded warehouse
allowing us to remove import shipments customs uncleared direct onto
our facility for 3 reasons:
Our bonded facility enables our customers to import over hundreds of consignments from all over the world to the UK in form of one consolidation shipment. DFS then removes the goods to its bond and custom clears each individual consignment and distribute each individual shipment to your selected customer within Europe.
Re issue of a new AWB, relabeling, repacking are all part of the services available.
DFS warehouses are secure, clean, well equipped with the latest technology and operated by our experienced warehouse staff. DFS can store and distribute your goods anywhere across the globe.
Bonded warehouses provide specialized storage services such as deep freeze or bulk liquid storage, commodity processing, coordination with transportation and are an integral part of the global supply chain.
Please contact us and speak to our team about storage and bonded warehouse facility.
A bonded warehouse is a building or other secured area in which dutiable goods may be stored, manipulated, or undergo manufacturing operations without payment of duty.
Upon entry of goods into the warehouse, the importer and warehouse proprietor incur liability under a bond.
This liability is generally cancelled when the goods are:
While the goods are in the UK bonded warehouse, they may, under supervision by the customs authority, be manipulated by cleaning, sorting, repacking, or otherwise changing their condition by processes that do not amount to manufacturing.
After manipulation, and within the warehousing period, the goods may be exported without the payment of duty, or they may be withdrawn for consumption upon payment of duty at the rate applicable to the goods in their manipulated condition at the time of withdrawal.
Our UK bonded warehouses provide specialized storage services such as deep freeze or bulk liquid storage, commodity processing, and coordination with transportation, and are an integral part of the global supply chain.
Customs warehouses are premises or systems that are authorised and supervised by HMRC.
Entering your goods to customs warehousing means you can delay paying customs duty, import VAT, and where appropriate excise duty, until the goods leave the customs warehousing procedure or enter another customs procedure. You can also use customs warehousing when your goods have arrived in the UK and:
To be eligible for customs warehousing, your goods should have been imported from outside the European Union (EU) and be liable to customs duties and/or import VAT, or be moving in duty suspension from another member state i.e. the goods have been entered to a duty suspension procedure in another member state or are moving under Community Transit.
You can also, if suitably authorised, use the customs warehouse procedure to store Cap goods that are eligible for an export refund or Community goods under the common or co-storage arrangements.
Goods subject to prohibitions or restrictions must be presented with the appropriate supporting documents at the EU frontier. Meat or meat products must also have been subjected to frontier veterinary checks prior to their entry to the customs warehousing procedure. There are usually no time limits for storing goods, except CAP goods.
Traders can enter goods into a customs warehouse in several ways:
When your goods are released from the customs warehousing procedure, you may have duties and taxes to pay. You can work them out using:
You may also have to pay import VAT at this time.
Please contact us and speak to our UK bonded warehouse specialist about your enquiry.