AEB Brexit Tool Kit:

Be ready for any scenario

Dynamic developments dominate headlines in the run-up to UK's possible exit from the EU. This tool kit delivers what traders need to know. And AEB software brings global trade and customs processes up to speed to meet the challenge. 

For all Brexit scenarios: AEB software and services can help

If your customs and export controls processes are not ready for changes, it's time to prepare now. Flexibility is key to success in global trade – no matter which way things go. 

Customs Filing: Mastering customs declarations

How do you manage volume increases for customs declarations? Whether you self-manage your import and export filing or work with customs brokers: IT solutions automate and integrate your customs processes so you can master changes successfully. 

Export Controls: Checking dual-use goods

What's your strategy for making sure your exports of dual-use goods are in compliance with latest license requirements when trading rules change? IT solutions automate all relevant export control checks for you and efficiently manage all your licenses. 

Origin and Preferences: Recalculating everything

How do you determine the preferential treatment of your goods when trade relations change? New calculations will be required and new supplier's declarations need to be managed. IT solutions helps master the process efficiently and compliantly.  

Automated Product Classification: New customs codes

How do you implement changes in customs processes, rules, and tariffs in your product master data to ensure compliance and efficiency at all times? Smart IT solutions help master the challenge in addition to other frequent global trade master data updates. 

NEW: Customs Heroes – the first digital customs broker

In international trade, customs brokers are critical to global success. AEB's digital platform "Customs Heroes" automates your collaboration with brokers around the world, slicing broker fees by up to 50%. One platform, one contract, many countries. 

Need help to get started?

Guides: Six steps to starting customs management 

Many companies involved in moving goods across UK borders are facing customs declarations for the very first time. It's important to start the right way. These step-by-step guides for traders explain what needs to done and what to consider.

Guides are currently available for traders in three languages. 

More questions?

What's your opinion?

Will there be a Brexit? If yes, how?

Vote by clicking on the grey bar that represents your view. Once you have clicked on the bar to vote, it will show the latest result. 

There will be an exit from Brexit and the UK will remain in the EU. 

There will be a hard Brexit and the UK will leave the EU in 2019 without a new deal. 

There will be a withdrawal agreement and a transition period until end of 2020. 

The Brexit scenarios

 At this point it remains uncertain if and how exactly the UK will leave the EU. Here is more information on three options. 

Exit from Brexit - The UK stays in the EU
Exit from Brexit - The UK stays in the EU
Exit from Brexit - The UK stays in the EU

Exit from Brexit

The UK remains in the EU – and the trade relationship remains unchanged. The UK is part of the Customs Union. 

Hard Brexit - The UK leaves the EU without a deal
Hard Brexit - The UK leaves the EU without a deal
Hard Brexit - The UK leaves the EU without a deal

Hard Brexit

The UK leaves the EU and the Customs Union and becomes a third country. EU free trade agreements no longer apply to the UK. 

Withdrawal Agreement - 21 months extension until the exit from the EU
Withdrawal Agreement - 21 months extension until the exit from the EU
Withdrawal Agreement - 21 months extension until the exit from the EU

Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

The UK leaves the EU under a Withdrawal Agreement that includes an extension period. Trade relations in this period remain unchanged. 

Expert articles about Brexit

More questions about AEB software and Brexit?

Our global trade experts are happy to discuss how AEB software can deliver value for your business through automation and integration of customs and export control processes. No matter which way things are going – and with or without Brexit. 

Mark Brannan
Mark Brannan
Mark Brannan, Business Development

Mark Brannan
International Business
Development Director

Geoff Taylor
Geoff Taylor
Geoff Taylor, GM UK

Geoff Taylor
General Manager
United Kingdom

Richard Groenendijk
Richard Groenendijk
Richard Groenendijk, GM NL

Richard Groenendijk
General Manager
Netherlands

Ted Roth
Ted Roth
Ted Roth, GM SE

Ted Roth
General Manager
Sweden

Ingo Strasser
Ingo Strasser
Ingo Strasse, GM CH

Ingo Strasser 

General Manager
Switzerland

Carsten Bente
Carsten Bente
Carsten Bente, Customs Expert

Carsten Bente
Product Expert
Customs Management

For AEB customers: Updates on changes in AEB products

The "Brexit Ticker" in AEB's Service Portal delivers up to date information for customers as well as recommended and required actions when developments under Brexit prompt changes in AEB solutions. 

Brexit government tracker

  1. Importing and Exporting
  2. Trade Remedies
  3. Trading with the EU
  4. Classifying your goods
  5. Exporting controlled goods

Key EU and UK Brexit pages

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