Tide select quality partners to bring a diversity of knowledge to Tide Members, helping them to conduct healthy international trade.

Customs Compliance

Staying on the right side of Customs is not just about staying on the right side of the law, there can also be significant advantages to your business. Such as:

  • Improved cash flow
  • Reduced duties & taxes
  • Smoother and faster transit of stock

Britannia Bureau offer a host of HMRC integrated solutions, including an AEO Status Approval Service for your business.


Currency Exchange

When it comes to money Tide believe it is important to appoint a company that can be trusted every time with your international transactions.

Currency partner OFX offer fantastic rates and great personal service.They have international banking facilities with global accounts in 197 countries. They also offer local bank accounts to customers in a number of territories, including China and the US, which makes doing international business as simple as trading locally.

Additional benefits:

  • Expedite supply chains through faster payments.
  • Avoid both micro and macro exchange rate fluctuations that eat into profit margins.
  • Pay up to 500 overseas employees with one click.
  • Bank beating exchange rates and fee free transfers.
  • 24/7 access to personal dealing and customer service.

Conformity & Testing

When conducting international stock transactions it is beneficial, and in many cases mandatory, to ensure that products under sale are compliant and fit for purpose.

Tide recommend Intertek, who have been providing innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification services for the past 130 years. Today they have 42,000 employees in 1,000 locations in over 100 countries worldwide.