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22/10/2020 / Brexit

Brexit politics round-up, 22nd October

After the bluffs, bravado and deadline dilution, the Brexit trade deal discussions are back on, after Michel Barnier made a...
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21/10/2020 / Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

The perfect storm threatening container haulage is continuing

All parts of the UK have been impacted, including ‘essential’ freight, logistics and supply chain sectors, but the container haulage...
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21/10/2020 / Brexit

Updated Border Operating Model

On the 8th October 2020, the UK Government released a comprehensive update to its Border Operating Model that will be...
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21/10/2020 / Air, Coronavirus

Air Freight Demand Continues to Fly

Further to recent reports of increased demand for air freight from Asia and generally around the Globe we have seen...
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21/10/2020 / Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

Rates – reliability = frustrated shippers

Container shipping rates from Asia to Europe have soared to a five year high, while reliability falls to the lowest...
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21/10/2020 / Supply Chain

Near-shoring: panacea or placebo

Industry ‘experts’ tell us that boardroom visibility of supply chain challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic will accelerate a supply chain...
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14/10/2020 / Brexit

Politics Round-up, 15th October

As the legal battle lines are being drawn by the EU for their day in court, the divorce talks continue...
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14/10/2020 / Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

Vehicle booking improvements at Felixstowe

In light of the recent criticism and industry-wide complaints concerning delays and service levels, the Port of Felixstowe – the...
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14/10/2020 / Brexit

Brexit Facts: The Transit Accompanying Document (TAD)

As a member of the European Union, UK goods move freely between and through other member states without any formalities....
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14/10/2020 / Coronavirus, Metro, Training

What’s happening in the world of training at Metro?

Metro has been providing internal and external training since inception, but never in such challenging circumstances. Traditional training in the...
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