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17/09/2020 / Coronavirus, Sea

Significant disruption at UK largest container port

The ongoing impact of Coronavirus on the workforce and terminal operating practices at Felixstowe has reduced productivity which, with unexpected...
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17/09/2020 / Brexit

The Brexit Politics Round-up

The UK Internal Market Bill is a very provocative piece of legislation, proposed by the UK Government that, on paper...
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17/09/2020 / Air, Coronavirus

Air freight peak season surge

With passenger flights significantly and severely reduced on most trade lanes, scarcity of air cargo space is ongoing, spot prices...
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17/09/2020 / Brexit

Some UK freight forwarders unprepared for Brexit

In a survey by the freight forwarders trade association, BIFA, 64% of respondents felt they would not be ready to...
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17/09/2020 / Brexit, Road

Emergency powers to build Brexit lorry parks

Up to a further 29 lorry parks, from Devon and Somerset to Warwickshire and Suffolk, will be built in order...
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17/09/2020 / BIFA

Postponed VAT accounting

Currently, VAT from 3rd country imports is due on arrival, or on release of the goods into free circulation. From...
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Get ready for Brexit
10/09/2020 / Brexit

Get ready for Brexit

The border processes and way the UK trades with Europe is going to change significantly as we exit the EU...
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10/09/2020 / Coronavirus, Road, Sea, Supply Chain

The perfect storm threatening container haulage

The perfect storm threatening container haulage  There is not an industry sector that has not been impacted to some extent...
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10/09/2020 / Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

Container shortages in China

Port operations have been severely diminished and inland distribution massively disrupted by the coronavirus, lockdowns and safe-working practices, which delay...
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10/09/2020 / Brexit

Business not ready for Brexit survey finds

Two-thirds of UK businesses have had their Brexit preparations disrupted by the Coronavirus pandemic, and only 25% are confident they...
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