With the BREXIT transition period coming to an end on the 1st January, The Ashton Group has been preparing our supply chain in readiness for all
Many of our
customers are asking us what preparations we are making to mitigate any risk to
our ability to supply products during this period of uncertainty, so we have
prepared a document of commonly asked questions and answers.
these below, if there is anything that we have not covered please let us know.
confirm that you have registered your company with customs to trade
internationally and you have an EORI number?
Yes we have
an EORI number – GB728055727000
confirm that you can provide appropriate customs paperwork to accompany
already supplying products Worldwide so this is normal procedure.
confirm that the commercial invoice will include tariff codes for each product?
invoices will include tariff codes.
confirm your invoice will include country of origin for the product?
No we do
not include this as standard on our invoices but we can provide country of
origin, please request this at point of order or contact our sales team who
will be happy to help
use customs agents and can you confirm you have in place logistics partners to
manage your deliveries?
contract is with UPS who will manage the process for us and we are in regular
communication with them. UPS, as one of the world's largest customs brokers, with decades of customer experience are ideally positioned to provide fast and efficient clearance of shipments in post-Brexit Europe. If you have any questions regarding freight to any
areas please contact our sales team.
incoterms do you use to supply goods?
supply to EXW (Exworks) terms unless specially requested different and
contractually agreed at point of order.
Please note Ashton Seals Ltd cannot accept any claims for liability or consequential loss arising from delays due to Brexit.
However, it is
Ashtons' key objective to ensure whatever the Brexit outcome that our customers
do not experience any interruptions to the supply of our products.
urge customers to bring forward any purchase orders where possible as a safety
factor to allow for any potential delays. Place
orders earlier than you would normally. Extend lead
times within your IT System by 4 weeks to cover any potential delays.
that Ashtons will not order extra stock for customers without purchase order
commitment as this could cause liability issues at a later date.
that you find this helpful but if you wish to discuss any more specific details
regarding your account or the products that you purchase from Ashtons please do
not hesitate to contact our Sales Team.
business is important to us and we assure you of our best attention at all