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PUSHING BOUNDARIES TO CROSS BORDERS

From compliance and consolidation to transportation and technology, there are many factors to consider when shipping between the UK and EU post-Brexit. Our complete Smart Border service provides the full package, so you can outsource total control of your road freight with absolute confidence.

Why Choose SEKO?

As your single logistics provider, we offer all the insight you need to take on the new Smart Border with ease. 

END-TO-END

Providing a 'one stop shop' for all transportation and clearance requirements, through to last mile.

COMPLIANCE

Navigating entry into UK and EU territories with total simplicity.

Transportation

Shipping deliveries on time, together and direct to customers via our fleet of SEKO branded trucks and vans.

Network

Providing access to a global hub network, including high specification DCs in core UK and EU markets.

SPECIALIsED

Dealing in all manner of sizes, weights and time scales for urgent and specialty cargo. 

TECHNOLOGY

Tracking customs and the status of shipments through our complete web platform.

HOW IT STARTED

THE 4 PILLARS OF SMART BORDER

The Smart Border was founded upon the following four service pillars, with the goal of improving:

  • Anticipation of customs formalities prior to transport loading
  • Identification of transportation on arrival
  • Automation of flow management and orientation

The Logistics Envelope

Grouping multiple declarations under a single barcode

The Pairing

Associating declarations with the number plates of the vehicle

Truck Orientation

Directing drivers to the right lane for a smoother exit

Flow Management

Controlling the incoming and outgoing flows of the territory

SMART BORDER

THE IMPORTATION AND EXPORTATION PROCESS

Explore the diagrams below to understand how your imports and exports journey across the new Smart Border with SEKO. 

Smart Border Importation and Transit

Smart Border Importation and Transit

0 - Remote pairing of customs documents and the license plates (web-app) OR...

1 - Pairing by scan at a terminal and identification of:

  • SPS and veterinary*
  • Empty lorries
  • No declaration

2 - Migratory Controls

3 - Customs Controls HMRC

4 - Notification of embarking

5 - Embarking

6 - Sending in real-time for validation 

7 - Disembarking

8 - Separation of lanes and road signs

9 - Flow Separation - Lorries to be controlled

  • Formalities to do
  • Declaration not validated
  • SPS*
Smart Border Exportation and Transit

Smart Border Exportation and Transit

0 - Remote pairing

1 - Notification of arrival

2 - Migrant Controls

3 - Flow separation

4 - Scanner control

5 - Embarking

*SPS - Sanitary and photo-sanitary and veterinary

Introducing

OUR NEW SMART BORDER SERVICE

Building upon the success of the four service pillars, we have developed our own response to the Smart Border - inspired by our desire to constantly improve processes for you and your customers.

TRANSPORTATION

shipping goods express from a to b

Our SEKO branded trucks and vans are on hand to transport your goods across the Smart Border, and fast.

With dedicated solutions, groupage options and expedited shipping for all your imports and exports, we can move at your pace to meet your most urgent deadlines.

TECHNOLOGY

a dedicated customs AND LIVE-tracking portal

From barcodes and invoices to declarations and packing lists, our complete technology platform archives all documentation, so you can gain total control of your customs clearance processes.

And thanks to its expert live-tracking functionality, you can also monitor the status of your shipments as they move around the globe, for real-time visibility.

CUSTOMS

CLEARING BORDERS WITH CONFIDENCE

Our expert EU Fiscal Customs and Europe IOR services empower you to cross international borders, with or without European Entity.

Through our Smart Border service, you can also maintain complete ownership of shipments that are arriving into the EU. Plus, our IOR is available to represent you, in locations where you are yet to build a presence. 

Find out how SEKO can Transform Your Business

Everything we do is focused on making our clients' lives easier and helping them to develop and maintain excellent relationships with their own customers.

To find out more, fill in the form, email ukenquiries@sekologistics.com, or give us a call.

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