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30/06/2022 / Customs, EU

Safety and security easements effective 1st July 2022

HMRC is introducing four new border easements tomorrow, focused around the submission of safety and security (S&S) information for vehicles...
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21/06/2022 / Customs

Get ready for HMRC’s new Customs Declaration Service

The customs handling of import and export freight system (CHIEF) has been in use by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)...
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16/06/2022 / Automotive, Metro

Industry heavyweight to spearhead new Automotive division

Matthew Weight with 30 years’ experience and a specialist background in automotive logistics has joined Metro as Automotive Director. With...
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16/06/2022 / Rail

Train strikes threaten freight movements

The biggest rail strike in modern history will affect all rail operations and potentially bring the country to a standstill...
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16/06/2022 / Sea, Supply Chain, United States

US ocean supply chains face multiple challenges

While The House of Representatives passed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act this week, to overhaul regulation of the container shipping...
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16/06/2022 / China, Sea, Supply Chain

Forecasting and protecting your Asia supply chain

Global sea freight operations have struggled with disruptions since the outbreak of the COVID pandemic over two years ago, and...
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16/06/2022 / Environment, Metro

Protecting employees and the environment

Critics often dismiss Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a gimmick, or short-term marketing ploy, but we are committed to give...
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30/05/2022 / Metro

70 years of the Queen and global logistics evolution

In the 70 years that Queen Elizabeth II has been our monarch, her reign has heralded the transformation of international...
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30/05/2022 / Air, China, Sea, Supply Chain

Demand for Shanghai sea exports may divert to air freight

As COVID lockdown measures are gradually relaxed in Shanghai it is uncertain how quickly export sea freight volumes will rebound, but many experts...
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30/05/2022 / China, Supply Chain

China exports surge even as consumer demand weakens

Container volumes at eight of China’s top ports surged 25% to 16.8 million TEU in April, largely driven by consumers...
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