Newsletter August 2018

Welcome to the August 2018 edition of the ASM newsletter.


Dear Industry Friends and Colleagues,


Great change is imminent for the UK Customs landscape, and businesses around the country should have by now prepared themselves for the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS) that is coming into effect this month.

Peter MacSwiney 

The new legislation will replace the current system CHIEF in phases, and will significantly impact the way businesses communicate with Customs, both procedurally and technically. 






Extra Customs seminars to keep up with demand

By Robert Grayson, Sales and Marketing Manager, ASM 

Businesses up and down the UK have been benefitting from our Customs roadshow, currently touring the country ahead of the introduction of the new Customs Declaration Service coming into force this summer.

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At the forefront of technology to support the freight industry


As suppliers of specialised IT services to freight industry clients, Albacore have been working with ASM customers since 1992.  


The landscape of IT, Customs, and software has evolved enormously and Albacore have remained at the forefront of technology, offering highly bespoke and cost-effective solutions to the freight and transportation industry.





Employee spotlight - Simon Adams, ASM's Program Manager


For this issue, we sit down with Simon Adams, Program Manager at ASM, to gain a more thorough understanding of his department's daily activities, current points of focus, and future development plans. 



"I am the internal 'business owner' of our software. My overriding focus and responsibility is on making sure our software does what customers want it to and complies with all the regulatory and business requirements."



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