Below is the latest information relating to consignments to be shipped to the Republic of Ireland in the New Year after Brexit. 

Please note that information is still constantly being updated in line with government guidelines and if you have any questions please call us anytime on 0116 275 1555.

1. Translink Express Logistics require a signed copy of our Direct Representation Form, which authorises our local depot to act on behalf of you as the sender, this needs to be attached to the consignment as Customer Paperwork. If you have not already completed this document you can request a copy from us for completion. 

2. EORI Numbers are now a mandatory requirement for all consignments destined for Europe and clearly noted on the manifest notes, preferrably line 1.

3. Consignments must be entered on to the online pallet entry portal by 13:45pm with all the correct information to be approved for dispatch

4. Each consignment must have a Customs Declaration to be accepted for dispatch by the delivery depot. A Customs Declaration consists of a Commercial Invoice to be attached as customer paperwork on the pallet entry system with a copy attached to the pallets also. 

A Commercial Invoice must contain the following:  

  • Exporter Name. VAT Number, EORI Number and Address
  • Importer Name, VAT Number, EORI Number and Address
  • Invoice Date
  • Invoice Number
  • Goods Description
  • Commodity Codes
  • Country of Origin
  • Quantity and Weight broken down per Commodity Code (NET & Gross)
  • Price
  • Currency
  • Incoterms

5. All pallets must be palletised and secured to Heat Trated Pallets, Wooden Frames & Crates ETC that clearly display the IPPC stamp forward facing. 

6. Once the consignment information has been received and approved by the local depot, pallets can be moved via the network for delivery. 

7. Pallets that are rejected due to missing information will not be transported or collected until the correct information has been provided. 

For information on the Customs Clerance Costs, please go to our help desk for more information and a list of the charges.