Customs Brokerage

By partnering with us you can trust Bridges CBS to deliver on-time customs clearance, excellent customer service, competitive pricing delivered by a friendly, professional, and approachable team with Compliance as our top priority.

Bridges CBS Ltd prides itself on being an Independent Broker.

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We have an extremely experienced team covering both Imports and Exports. Our staff have worked within the industry for many years in a variety of job roles and use their knowledge and industry contacts to ensure your freight is cleared in an efficient and Compliant manner with excellent service levels.

Customs compliance is important to Bridges CBS and this is why we have obtained our AEO – Authorised Economic Operator status with HMRC to evidence our commitment to compliance and, to ensure we offer a secure supply chain to all of our customers.

Bridges CBS offer a Customs Brokerage solution but we can also offer retrieval and delivery of freight should you require this as part of your overall service package.

We operate over a 7 day week and many of our customers see us as an extension of their own operation.

We can clear as the Broker using your own approvals/authorisations or we can clear as the Agent and you can benefit by making use of our approvals – either way there is a solution to fit your specific requirement.


International Gateway Services
Local to Heathrow Airport our fully accredited facility offers Freight forwarders, wholesalers, businesses and retailers seamless Import customs clearance.

Export Customs Clearance

We offer export customs clearance under Standard NES and can pre-lodge export entries for lodgement/arrival at any UK port.

MOU – as an approved MOU Operator with HMRC, Bridges CBS can Export clear non controlled/non-restricted goods within MOU criteria and, our customers can take advantage of guaranteed Route 6 clearance.

MOU Transhipments – In addition to the above, we are also approved for MOU Transhipments ie 3rd country – UK – 3rd country movements.

Speak to the team to find out if you can benefit by routing your freight via Bridges CBS under our MOU Approval

Customs Import Clearance

We can complete all Import entry types, whether this is standard “home-use”, or…

BIRDS– please speak to us to discuss Low Value bulking capabilities (either acting on your behalf or via Bridges CBS). Our friendly team can explain the options to suit your requirements and ensure procedures are in place to uphold Customs compliance.

Customs Special Clearances

The Bridges CBS Team can handle all forms of customs “special clearances” both Imports and Exports.

Whether this is clearing goods under OPR, IPR, RGR, Warehousing, Licence procedures, Carnets, or …

Specific products that may require special handling/clearance eg Dangerous Goods, Foodstuffs, Personal effects, etc.

Please speak to the team to discuss further and see how Bridges CBS can support you, or take a look at our FAQ page for answers to some commonly asked questions.

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