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Accelerate your business

With the smart customs declaration tool that saves you time and money

Make the change from CHIEF to CDS your opportunity to accelerate your business with the P2D Customs Platform.   

Export declarations are changing from 30th March 2024 from CHIEF to CDS.  


Are you ready?



On 30th March 2024, CDS replaces CHIEF as the UK’s new single customs platform for export declarations. CDS will need to be used for all import and export declarations from 1st April 2024.

Timeline for CDS implementation

30 November 2023
1 April 2024
1 October 2022
31 March 2024
1 January 2021
CDS deployed in Northern Ireland
Import declarations
Targeted 'high-volume'
All export declarations 

Submissions through CDS platform for imports & exports

now required to be processed through CDS

End of using CHIEF for imports

declarants to be migrated to CDS Exports

now required to be processed through CDS

End of using CHIEF for exports

National Export System (NES) no longer available

30 September 2022

Save time

Supercharge your customs declarations 

 The P2D Customs Platform is the smart customs import and export declaration tool that reduces the time and complexities associated with creating SPS EHCs and customs declarations.

How it works

The P2D Customs Platform automates and simplifies the creation and submission of customs declarations required for GB-EU movement, enabling efficient import and export of goods across borders in a post-Brexit world.

Uses EHC and CHED data to help create required customs declarations.

Direct API integration between suppliers and retailers to facilitate the flow of master data.


Creation of load specific customs declarations in a single window, including required SSDs and GMRs.
Fully aligned with government requirements. 


Automated P&R classification and meursing code calculation, including branded goods suppliers.

Direct integrations into government systems including CDS.


Pre-notifications to border control*


Continuous updating of the platform to ensure continued compliance to government requirements.

Direct feedback from CDS, allowing you to correct and re-submit declarations if required. 


Import declarations cloned and issued to the importer of record to ensure consistency between export and import declarations. 


Future proof your supply chain with a digital platform updated in line with changing regulations.

Streamline your processes and drive efficiencies throughout your supply chain, saving you time.

Minimises backlog

Decreases human error

Reduces time spent

Save time and streamline


Drives productivity


Mitigate risk

Adapt quickly to rapidly changing regulations by using the real time commodity code database to search for and select the latest codes which are automatically imported into your master data and customs documents. 

End-to-end project management, training, and assistance for optimal results.

Seamlessly integrates into your master data or other P2D platforms via direct API, reducing the need to source and manually enter data for customs declarations.


Mitigate risk by adapting quickly to rapidly changing regulations.


P&R customs certification validation, populating additional information required for P&R goods.  


Integrated with the new HMRC Customs Declaration Service


For a seamless transition to CDS

Trust the platform's smart automation solutions to help you get your work done faster with fewer errors and deliver a seamless transition to CDS. 

Whatever your size, scope or budget, with the P2D Customs Platform our experts can ensure your success.


Your business advantage 


Join the businesses already using the P2D Customs Platform to accelerate their business.

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