CNS gateway ICS

UK Edition Overview

CNS gateway ICS UK Edition is a web-based solution which provides reliable, high performance messaging options for filing Entry Summary Declarations (ENS) to HMRC UK ICS under the European Union (EU) Import Control Regulations.

Benefits of using CNS gateway ICS UK Edition

  • High performance messaging link to UK ICS.
  • Visibility of message status.
  • 24 hours, 7 days a week help desk support.
  • Create and manage your ICS declarations in a simple browser application (full and minimal field options available).
  • CUSCAR and Microsoft Excel (.xls) file formats supported.

CNS gateway ICS UK Edition is a secure system accessible across the public internet, virtual private networks (VPN) or private networks. So, if you are already using CNS Compass or CNS Air Courier then you can already access CNS gateway ICS UK Edition. If you are not currently using a CNS service then you can choose the connection option to suit you.

CNS gateway ICS UK Edition includes a simple browser application for keying and managing ICS declarations, amendments, arrivals and diversions. Using the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet upload facility, users can create and manipulate the data for multiple entries within a familiar tool. Contact CNS for a sample template.

If your freight management software includes ICS functionality, it will probably already be able to access CNS gateway ICS UK Edition - check with your software house. If you use bespoke freight management software you will find the CNS gateway ICS UK Edition interface quick and easy to implement.

If you require connectivity to all of the member states of the European Union, please refer to CNS gateway ICS Europe Edition.

CNS gateway ICS UK Edition supports all ICS messages, including:

  • Entry Summary Declarations (IE315)
  • Amendments (IE313)
  • Diversions (IE323)
  • Arrivals (IE347)

UK Courier Edition

CNS gateway ICS UK Courier Edition is a web based solution designed to meet the needs of the couriers who are filing entry summary declarations (ENS) under the European Union (EU) Import Control Regulations.

Benefits of using CNS gateway ICS UK Courier Edition

  • Accredited with major airlines for third party declarations by couriers. Avoid airline ICS charges.
  • Simple and quick registration process with airlines and UK HMRC ICS system.
  • Fully supported messaging links to other UK HMRC ICS system.
  • Create and manage your ICS declarations in a simple browser application, or use a full feature application from our partners.
  • Microsoft Excel (.xls) file formats supported.
  • Receive airline alerts for missing declarations.

CNS gateway ICS UK Courier Edition was designed in partnership with airlines and the courier community to provide a cost-effective solution for couriers. It is a secure system available over the public internet and is suitable for use whenever and wherever you need it.

CNS gateway ICS UK Courier Edition ensures that all declarations meet airline requirements for critical data items: CBV or AWB numbers, entry key and carrier EORI number. Any failures are reported back to users for rapid correction. CNS gateway ICS UK Courier Edition also supports airline alerts for missing declarations (when available from the airline) providing an integrated view of all declarations and alerting users of potential compliance failures.

CNS gateway ICS UK Courier Edition includes a simple to use web application for keying and managing ICS declarations and amendments. The web application includes a Microsoft Excel upload feature for users to prepare ICS declarations within a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Contact CNS for a sample template.

For customers requiring a full feature entry build solution, CNS has partnered with specialist software providers. All declarations pass through the messaging gateway which is fully supported by CNS. If you already have software with ICS functionality, check with your supplier for connectivity to CNS. CNS also welcomes connections from bespoke solutions.

Customers who have shipments from outside the EU landing at member states other than the UK will requrie connectivity to those member states. Please refer to CNS gateway ICS Europe Edition..

Europe Edition

CNS gateway ICS Europe Edition is a web-based solution for filing Entry Summary Declarations (ENS) with connectivity available or planned for all member states in the EU.

Benefits of using CNS gateway ICS Europe Edition

  • Suitable for carriers and third party declarants.
  • Fully supported messaging links to all member states in the EU (as connectivity becomes available).
  • Consistent user interface for all member states, improving productivity and reducing training costs
  • Comprehensive data validation, with rules tailored to each member state.
  • Option to submit declarations in single XML format for all member states.

CNS gateway ICS Europe Edition is a full-feature, web-based solution for filing ICS entries to member states across the EU. For details on current and planned availability, please contact CNS. CNS gateway ICS Europe Edition provides a consistent, intuitive user interface that incorporates the varying requirements of both different modes of transport and individual ICS systems. Data validation is tailored to each member state, enabling users to correct errors prior to submitting entries.

Users benefit from visibility of the status of declarations and any exceptions through a user-defined dashboard, helping customers to maximise their compliance. The centralised data store provides an archive and audit trail to assist in responding to queries from regulatory authorities.

If you are using package or in-house software to create Entry Summary Declarations, you can send the declarations to CNS gateway ICS Europe Edition in the same XML message structure for all member states. Please contact CNS for details of the message layout and connectivity options.

CNS gateway ICS Europe Edition supports all ICS message types:

  • Entry Summary Declarations (IE315)
  • Amendments (IE313)
  • Diversions (IE323)
  • Arrivals (IE347) where available in the member state.

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