6.9.2023 | Warehousing

Anchor Freight announces Customs approval as ETSF warehouse facility

The expansion demonstrates the businesses commitment to providing comprehensive solutions for logistics and warehousing needs.

Ipswich-based warehouse specialist Anchor Freight has received customs approval and is now an authorised ETSF Warehouse operator.

This expansion of services will benefit businesses and individuals involved in international trade who require temporary storage for their goods in the UK. Key aspects of the recent announcement include:

Increase of Services

ETSF – External Temporary Storage Facility (previously ERTS) is a temporary storage option for non-Union goods imported into the UK before they undergo customs procedures or re-export.

Efficient Customs Clearance

The new facility is designed to streamline customs clearance and storage processes for customers’ goods, with the aim of reducing delays and costs associated with international trade.

Expertise

The new authorisation enables Anchor Freight to emphasise its in-house customs clearance and warehouse team’s knowledge and ethos. It also showcases the company’s reputation for being fast, flexible and friendly, all crucial details when ensuring the efficient handling of imports and exports.

Security Measures

The facility boasts advanced security measures, including site security, CCTV surveillance, barrier control, and ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition), providing much-needed peace of mind to customers storing their goods.

Location

The company’s location just off the A14 and its proximity (11 miles) to the port of Felixstowe makes Anchor Freight a convenient choice for businesses looking for efficient and practical storage solutions for their domestic and global trade operations.

This expansion demonstrates Anchor Freight’s commitment to providing comprehensive solutions for logistics and warehousing needs, especially for businesses and individuals involved in international trade who require temporary storage for their goods.

If anyone is interested in any of Anchor Freight’s services or requires more information, don’t hesitate to get in touch with John Denny at john.denny@anchor-freight.co.uk