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Brexit Cheatsheet


With uncertainty surrounding what will happen on the 29th March, we wanted to offer up some solid advice on practical steps your business can take that will benefit you whether we leave with or without a deal.

Register to use Transitional Simplified Procedures


This week we wanted to draw your attention to the recently announced Transitional Simplified Procedures (TSP) by HMRC.

HM Government - Border Delivery Group Update


This bulletin provides an overview of the latest EU Exit information relating to UK borders from across UK Government.

Brexit Resources


A collection of Brexit guidance documents from HMRC and other sources.

FIATA produce 'Container Shipping and the Quality of Containers' Best Practice Guide


The FIATA Working Group Sea Transport has produced this second best practice guide to assist both FIATA National Associations and their individual Member freight forwarders.

Ferry companies warn of gridlock in no-deal Brexit


From The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport

Brexit Update from BIFA & HMRC - EORI Numbers


BIFA has been advised that HMRC has issued 88,700 VAT registered businesses who trade with the EU with a UK EORI number, as part of the UK’s preparations for leaving the EU.

HM Government - EORI Mythbuster


HM Government have published an EORI Mythbuster which our customers may find useful.

Brexit - Operation Yellowhammer


HMG Reasonable Worst Case Planning Assumptions as of 2 August 2019

HMRC accelerates 95,000 firms onto simplified import procedures


Transitional Simplified Procedures will make importing after Brexit on 31 October much simpler, particularly for businesses that would be completing customs processes for the first time.

Canada Rental Scam


We have become aware that our company name is being used as part of a rental scam in Canada.

We're still shipping


During this fast moving situation, we wanted to let you know, and hopefully offer some reassurance, that Grange Shipping are here, forwarding freight for our customers every day.



We are continuing to operate during the Covid-19 outbreak mindful that this requires procedures that can be maintained long term.

Intelligent Quoting


Our new Intelligent Quoting system makes requesting a quote for road, sea or air freight easy. Submit everything you know and our team get your quote prepared within the hour.

Quotes for Road, Sea and Air Freight


Or new Intelligent Quoting system is the best place to request a quote for road, sea or air freight from Grange Shipping. Enter the details you have on hand and our team will provide a quote within the hour.

VAT payments and import documentation after Brexit


We were asked what is happening with VAT payments after Brexit - will they need to be made upfront, can they be deferred. This article helps offer some clarity.

HMRC trade arrangements letter


HMRC have released this letter to VAT-registered businesses in Great Britain trading with the EU and/or the rest of the world. The letter outlines actions to take to facilitate trading with the EU after 31st December 2020.

Border Operating Model 2nd Edition Released


HM Gov have released the 2nd edition of the Border Operating Model document which expands on, but is to be used in conjunction with the first document. We highlight some key points.

A Perfect Storm - statement from John Grange


A statement on Brexit, the current state of shipping and the commitment of Grange Shipping to do the best in a challenging situation.

All pallets must meet ISPM 15 Standard from 1st January


The UK is lacking stocks of pallets that meet a standard required to trade with the EU. We explain what the standard is and the issue at hand.

Congestion charges on UK Imports


With ongoing congestion at UK ports that is likely to continue into 2021, shipping lines are beginning to introduce congestion charges on cargo imported to the UK. We outline the charges we are aware of here.