Unparalleled expertise in trade, government and data

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Use on demand tailored advice and consultancy to supercharge your knowledge.

clearBorder provides bespoke, expert consultancy and call-off support to help you grow your business across international borders.

We help our clients adapt systems and adjust processes to new and evolving border requirements.

Our comprehensive online training equips you with the knowledge to trade internationally – but for tailored advice and extra peace of mind, get in touch to find out more.


We’re the team you want by your side

Christopher Salmon
CEO & Founder
Christopher Salmon
Christopher founded and runs clearBorder to improve the experience of trading businesses of all sizes. He oversaw the UK’s border preparations for leaving the EU as Senior Adviser to Michael Gove and later David Frost. He has extensive experience of using technology to improve services in business and government.
Mark Armitage
Director of Strategy
Mark Armitage

Mark brings 30 years of international commercial experience, including ten years at De La Rue and fourteen years running his own international strategy consultancy.

He has operated in over 70 countries. In his most recent role he led efforts to support businesses adapting to post-EU trade rules as part of the UK Government’s Department for International Trade (DIT).
Tony Ball
Operations Director
Tony Ball

Tony brings 40+ years’ experience in international logistics, forwarding and customs management.

His experience covers air, rail, sea and road across the globe, from parcels to heavy lift, including intra-European trucking services, permits and cabotage from before and after the creation of the Single Market.

We optimize your trade across borders

Small businesses
Small businesses

…who are adjusting to border processes for the first time or businesses that need to adjust their existing supply chains.

We help you consider your options based on your processes, systems, data and supply chain requirements.

We deliver international trade strategies to maximise trading opportunities.

e-Commerce platforms
e-Commerce platforms

… who need to adapt systems to new UK/EU trading requirements.

We help upskill internal teams and educate your customers about new requirements.

We help you manage trade rules to gain competitive advantage, improve user experience and win customers.

Large companies
Large companies

… who are adapting supply chains and seeking to exploit data.

We provide independent advice on strategies for regulations, tariffs, taxes duties, origin and content rules.

We give clear advice on future border developments, data opportunities and effective border strategies.

We identify opportunities in border operations
Technology Firms
Technology Firms

… who are developing the platforms that will make trade borders invisible.

We bring customs expertise to your technology engineers, to match real-world problems to high-tech solutions.

We help you identify opportunities for automation and data integration – and challenges in achieving them.

Operators & ports
Operators & ports

… who are adapting processes and infrastructure for new trade rules.

We provide specific, tailored advice on evolving EU and UK policy and emerging challenges and opportunities.

We bring true independence to identify opportunities and enhance your value proposition.