chapter  16
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Customs Procedures

Intermodal road hauliers undertaking cross-border journeys both within and outside the European Union (EU) are faced with the important need to comply with complex Customs procedures and documentation requirements. It is a certain fact that failure to comply with these procedures as necessary, or to carry the right documents, or indeed, if errors are found in the manner in which documents have been completed, will inevitably lead to delays and even vehicles being turned back from the port of exit or entry, or from a border crossing. This can result in a frustrating and costly chain of events.