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By ali in News Posted: 28th, May, 2020

Shipping lines want digital Bill of Lading

The Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) drives technology standards and frameworks for carriers and believes the COVID-19 pandemic has made the need for a standardised industry e-bill of lading (eBL)…

By ali in News Posted: 26th, May, 2020

Critical Brexit list highlights need for Global Forwarding

HMRC have started compiling a list of the 50,000 customs agents required to cope with the jump in customs declarations after the UK leave the EU, on the 31st December…

By ali in News Posted: 26th, May, 2020

US air freight rates drop

In a constantly changing situation US/UK air freight rates currently down, as much as 40%, to and from some of the most popular US origins and destinations. With much of…

By ali in News Posted: 21st, May, 2020

Post-Brexit tariff unveiled

The government will remove tariffs on £30 billion-worth of imports and cut duties on ‘green imports’, while imposing tariffs on goods imported into the UK from Europe that are also…

By ali in Uncategorized Posted: 30th, April, 2020

However challenging we will move your cargo

Despite some lines reinstating blanked trans-pacific services, analysts suggest this does not indicate a demand rebound is underway. The Coronavirus pandemic continues to suppress global demand, leading container shipping lines…

By ali in News Posted: 27th, April, 2020

China to UK road service flying as air rates soar

With transit times on our overland road route not much longer than some air bridge services, but far cheaper, it is becoming the service of choice for large time-sensitive shipments.…

By ali in News Posted: 16th, March, 2020

The Brexit clock is still ticking…

As the government use their overwhelming majority to vote down opposition clauses the Brexit withdrawal agreement is moving irrevocably into legislation, leaving just 11 month’s transition to prepare for the…

By ali in News Posted: 3rd, January, 2020

Asia – UK rates rising

Fuelled by volume reductions, IMO 2020 surcharges, and demand ahead of Chinese New Year, sea freight rates from Asia to European ports will end 2019 on a high, and could…

By ali in News Posted: 12th, December, 2019

Integrator price rises to penalise shippers

FedEx and UPS have announced a series of price rises and new surcharges, combined with a lower weight threshold, that could leave shippers facing increases of 15-24%, with cost hikes…

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