Tuesday 25th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

Kewill wins three-year customs contract with William Grant

Luxury spirits company William Grant & Sons has chosen Kewill for a three-year contract to deliver global export documentation.

The UK based distiller has recruited Kewill to support its electronic customs reporting requirements including the Excise Movement Control System, which will become mandatory across Europe on 1st January 2011.

Kewill will provide its customs software Kewill SPEX, along with integration software eBiz-Manager across the distillers UK operations and parts of its global network.

The logistics company will offer ongoing integration with William Grant’s operating systems, using the HMRC CHIEF and EMCS systems for processing electronic customs declarations. 

Using a web-based service will provide the required messages to HMRC and allow staff worldwide to print a uniform set of export documents.

William Grant was founded in 1887 and distils brands such as Glenfiddich and Hendrick’s Gin.