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Unlocking Unprecedented Customs Knowledge: Provision Trade Federation Partners with Customs Manager Ltd

We are excited to announce a groundbreaking partnership between the Provision Trade Federation (PTF) and Customs Manager Ltd, ushering in a new era of access to unparalleled customs expertise for PTF esteemed members.

At the heart of this collaboration lies a commitment to empower PTF members with invaluable resources and support, ensuring smoother navigation through the complex landscape of customs regulations and trade compliance.

Here are some of the key benefits that each PTF member can now enjoy:

1. Representation at the JCCC: PTF members now have a coveted seat at the Joint Customs Consultative Committee (JCCC). The JCCC stands as the primary forum for engaging with HMRC on matters pertaining to imports, exports, and transit procedures. Within the JCCC framework, a main (plenary) committee oversees various subgroups and working groups, each dedicated to addressing specific aspects of trade. As a valued member of the PTF, you now have a seat at this influential table, enabling direct participation in shaping customs policies and procedures that impact of staple provisions industry. Through active engagement in the JCCC, PTF members can voice their concerns, provide input, and contribute to meaningful discussions aimed at enhancing trade facilitation and compliance. We are pleased to represent the diverse range of products within your industry, including dairy products, cheese, butter, powders, yogurt, short-life dairy desserts, dairy drinks, pork, bacon, ham, and fishery products sourced from various supply chains across the UK, EU, and international markets, at the JCCC. Find out more about JCCC

2. Weekly Customs Bulletin: Stay ahead of the curve with our exclusive weekly customs bulletin, delivering the latest updates, regulatory changes, and industry insights directly to your inbox. Our comprehensive coverage includes updates from the Joint Customs Consultative Committee (JCCC), new legislative initiatives from the EU and the UK, such as the HMRC Customs Declaration System or NCTS 5, changes in Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) regulations affecting the import of foods, Union Customs Code reform, E-customs systems, and single windows. We also delve into topics like import/export procedures, customs classification, valuation, and origin matters. Whether you're involved in trade with Northern Ireland or broader EU and UK markets, our bulletin provides essential information for anyone engaged in importing or exporting goods. Get in touch with the PTF Secretariat to learn how to get it delivered to you.

3. Customized Advisory Services: Gain access to bespoke customs and SPS (Veterinary Border) advice and support at preferential rates with our customized advisory services package. Our seasoned professionals offer PTF members tailored guidance on customs regulations, SPS measures, and compliance strategies, ensuring clarity and confidence in navigating complex border controls. Enjoy a complimentary 1-hour consulting call to address your specific needs, followed by personalized solutions crafted to optimize your business operations. Find out more here:

4. Discounted Training Courses: Boost your team's proficiency with exclusive discounts on training programs designed to address the evolving needs of contemporary trade and regulatory compliance. Our offerings encompass various courses, including import and export, customs declarations, and SPS and veterinary border procedures, among others. Explore our public course catalogue or reach out to schedule customized in-house training sessions. Additionally, our on-demand options allow for flexible learning, accessible anytime, anywhere. Authored by industry experts, each course includes a certificate of completion and comprehensive slide decks for continued self-study. Dive into our offerings now! Visit: and

5. Dedicated Helpline: Enjoy priority access to our helpline for prompt assistance and guidance on customs-related queries for PTF members. Access our single point of contact for all your import, export, and customs queries. Reach out via email or phone for quick assistance. Experience the convenience of streamlined support, improving your understanding and resolving concerns promptly. Find out more:

6. Customs Clearance Benefits: Benefit from preferential rates on customs clearance services into the UK and Northern Ireland. Customs Manager Ltd. offers PTF members expert customs declarations filing and efficient UK customs clearance with built-in compliance checks. With a dedicated and experienced customs expert handling your filings, accredited and certified in customs clearance, you can ensure speedy yet compliant processing while receiving personalized service and additional compliance verification included in the price. Find out more:

This strategic alliance between PTF and Customs Manager Ltd aims to support members in navigating the intricacies of customs regulations, offering unrivalled support, expertise, and resources to drive success in today's dynamic global marketplace. To find out more and to join the PTF, contact the PTF Secretariat:

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