About Us

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We are UK Customs Solutions Ltd, an AEO accredited service provider with a specialised knowledge of all Customs formalities and compliance where the client is at the heart of all we do.

UK Customs Solutions Limited based in Felixstowe, Suffolk was established in 2014 to create an entrepreneurial business environment for highly specialised and experienced individuals in Customs formalities and compliance. With a strong service culture, UKCS very quickly achieved AEO accreditation through vigorous compliant processes and auditing.
Our specialised customs expertise, high professional standards and client driven approach ensures you benefit from personal attention at all times. We aim to build long-term relationships with our clients based on trust and reliability. We achieve this through our Control Tower operations teams and our dedicated Account Management program.

Meet The Team

Bryn Ward Managing Director
Bryn Ward created UK Customs Solutions Ltd in 2014 with over 20 years of experience in the Logistics Industry specialising in Customs processes & Compliance, Ocean freight and customer care. Bryn identified a niche in the Logistics market for a service provider specialising solely in Customs practices and Compliance and has led the coordinated efforts to manage, maintain and grow UKCS’s Corporate & general client base. Today, Bryn continues to lead UKCS and directs the company’s growth whilst being actively involved in the development of its marketing strategies and financial objectives.
Bryn has one son and lives with his partner Kelly.
Ross Gosling Operations Director
Ross joined Bryn at UKCS at its inception in 2014 bringing with him nearly 20 years experience in the logistics industry specialising in Customs processes and Compliance. He was instrumental in the growth of UKCS’s Corporate client base and continues to travel extensively to meet with both existing and new clients. Today, Ross oversees all corporate, finance, legal and compliance, and operations. As a strategic operational executive, his vision and dedication to both the client and our personnel guides everyday life at UKCS.
Ross is married to Nikki (who keeps both Ross and the UKCS finance accounts in line) and has 3 children and 2 dogs.
Adam Gosling General Manager
Adam joined UKCS with nearly 20 years experience in the Logistics industry specialising in Import operations in all modes; Ocean, Air and Road. Adam focuses on the operational execution and service performance of the UKCS Control Tower and Operations teams as well as revenue generation and account management. He drives best practices and improvements ensuring Internal Operations Procedures are in place and maintained for both established and new clients. Adam is also instrumental in the growth of UKCS’s client base and regularly travels to meet with clients old and new.
Adam is a proud father to his 3 year old son Franky and his ragdoll cat Coco.
Lynne Briggs Corporate Account Manager
Lynne Briggs joined UKCS with over 25 years of diverse experience in the Logistics and Freight Forwarding industry, including sales leadership, Implementation Management and Global Account Management. Lynne is responsible for the Account Management of our larger Corporate clients. Lynne cares passionately about customer service and meeting customer needs and travels extensively throughout the UK to meet with both new and existing clients. We have seen substantial growth in our Corporate client base with further growth already in the pipeline.
Lynne has one daughter at University and lives in Newcastle upon Tyne with her partner Robbie and Teddy the Cavapoo.
Gary Harrold UK Customs and Compliance Manager
Gary joined UKCS with over 15 years experience in Customs, CFSP and Compliance. He is the resident expert in Customs software systems and is known throughout UKCS’s client base as the ‘go to man’ for all their Customs and self-filing queries. Gary manages the CFSP bureau team and drives best practices and synergies to ensure full Compliance on behalf of all customers. He ensures all agreed Internal & External KPI’s and Metrics are reported and met by his Operations team, implementing exception reporting and subsequently any new processes where required. Gary is also instrumental in the growth of UKCS’s client base and regularly travels to meet with clients old and new.
Gary has recently become a proud new father to baby Ava and lives with his partner Arpina and her two daughters, Nellie and Anna in Felixstowe.
Import Operations Team
The UKCS Imports team is led by Sam Read who specialises in all Import Customs clearance practices. The team has over 45 years combined experience of Import customs practices and compliance in looking after both large Corporate clients and the general client base. Having the wrong person/team handle your customs clearance can be problematic and expensive. Experienced customs brokers are of utmost importance to any entity importing goods and the UKCS Imports team pride themselves on their pro-active approach and the vast knowledge base they bring to ensure a seamless Supply Chain for the client.
CFSP Bureau Team
The UKCS CFSP Bureau operates under the management of Gary Harrold, UKCS Customs & Compliance Manager. This is our most experienced team with over 60 years combined specialised experience in CFSP, Bonded Warehousing processes and Compliance. The team predominantly looks after our large Corporate clients and currently provides both In-House and remote services. Their knowledge and understanding of the clients business is second to none and they pride themselves on ensuring a high level of Customs Compliance in all they do as a crucial part of the clients Supply Chain. An experienced and trusted CFSP bureau is of utmost importance to any Corporate entity importing goods and the UKCS Bureau are known throughout the industry for their pro-active approach and the comprehensive knowledge base they can bring to any clients business.
Export Operations Team
The UKCS Exports team is led by Lee Dawson who specialises in all NES Customs clearance practices. The Exports division is UKCS’s newest team which was created as a result of their established Corporate clients requesting that UKCS handle all their Export & Intrastat services on the back of their satisfaction with UKCS’s Import & CFSP services. The Exports team ensure all their clients export clearances are effected quickly and compliantly whilst providing the client with knowledgeable support in their Export documentation and any required Export certification.
Finance and Admin Team
The UK Customs Solutions Finance and Admin team forms the backbone to our entire organization. Our finance team are responsible for all sales and purchase ledgering, credit control and managing and accounting for all company finances. In addition to this our admin team supports in all job preparation, file maintenance and customer tracking services. This team allows the rest of the business to focus on the core operations whilst keeping us orgainsed, compliant and financially secure at all times.
I.T Services Team
The UKCS I.T Department is driven and lead by our IT and technological guru Ash Taylor. He ensures that our hardware, software and telephone system to name but a few are fully serviceable & operational 24 hours a day. Ash ensures our storage of data and security is protected at all times not only for us but for our clients too. If there is something attached to a wire Ash will fix it!!

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