• Verified Gross Mass (VGM)

    CNS offers a solution for VGM with our Container Terminals with an electronic pre-notification for each laden export container.

  • CNS Compass

    Web based customs approved community system for imports, exports and transhipments for maritime customers.

  • CNS air Courier

    The prevalent airport community system for couriers and express parcel operators clearing import/export freight.

  • CNS gateway ICS

    Reliable, high performance solutions to enable compliance with EU Import Control System regulations.

  • CNS gateway CHIEF

    Fully supported access to HMRC CHIEF over the internet, backed by our performance guarantee.

Welcome to Community Network Services


Keeping the information flowing

Smart, real-time information- it's what drives day-to-day trade through UK frontiers, and it's what Community Network Services (CNS) provides.

Shipping lines, ports, freight forwarders, shippers, terminal operators, Customs and other inspection agencies, hauliers, railway operators...they all depend on a swift flow of import and export information. Without it, trade would simply grind to a halt.

CNS's systems are at the heart of the process, facilitating the electronic handling of all import and export information, ensuring that the right people have the right facts at their fingertips. The alternative? We'd all be buried in a paper chase of nightmarish proportions.

At CNS, we are proud of the role we play in keeping that trade moving, through the services we provide to businesses across the maritime and air logistics sectors.

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