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Spring Clear: Affordable customs clearance

Discover our simplified solution for customs clearance

Since Brexit, customs clearance has become more complex for goods that move between the UK and the European Union (EU). Avoid the paperwork and save valuable time by outsourcing the hard work to our team of custom clearance specialists. We’ll get your goods cleared within 24 hours*.

*Shipments with no issues are cleared within 24 hours.

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Avoid longer transit times after Brexit

Thanks to the Spring Clear custom clearance solution, our clients’ transit times haven’t been affected after Brexit. This means you can trade with the EU without incurring extra delays to your deliveries.*

*Transit times haven’t been affected by the addition of the customs clearance process. Other delays may occur.

Enjoy paperless customs clearance

With Spring Clear, all the documents you need to get your shipments cleared by customs are included in the digital data that accompany your shipment. This means full transparency for customs and your business, without any papers piling up.

Manage VAT as easy as A, B, C

As part of the Spring Clear solution, we calculate and declare VAT on your cross-border shipments between the UK and the EU. All you need is an IOSS number and a VAT intermediary. Contact us to learn more.

Cut costs where it matters

Spring Clear provides a single-item shipping solution that’s as fast as an express carrier service, but much more cost-effective. By combining forward and return deliveries, we can cut down costs and CO2 emissions.

Contact a customs clearance specialist today!


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HS codes. Duty. VAT. Bills of lading. Import licences.

If you’re a UK business that trades with the EU, customs clearance can be complicated.

But with Spring GDS’s speedy customs clearance service, you can reduce admin time and simplify shipping between the UK and the EU. Here’s how it works.

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Customs clearance made easy

  • Customers pay VAT and Duty at check-out on your webshop  
  • We take care of export declarations at the Spring GDS hub in the United Kingdom  
  • We take care of EU import declarations at the Spring GDS hub in The Netherlands 
  • We deliver to your customers and handle their returns* via reliable local carrier  
*Enquire about Spring Back, our easy returns solution. Additional costs may apply.

Simplify the customs clearance process with Spring Clear

Spring Clear is our end-to-end solution for cross-border shipping after Brexit. Enjoy speedy customs clearance as part of a cost-efficient delivery solution.

"Using Spring Clear to send all our DDP (IOSS) shipments to the European Union was the right choice - all of them were delivered quickly and smoothly. Thank you Spring for all your help setting things up prior to sending - your support was just what we needed!"- 3WStores

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