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By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 2nd, November, 2020

Revised Border Operating Model released

The Government has released a comprehensive update to their Border Operating Model, detailing import and export border processes from 11:01 GMT 31st December 2020.  (more…)

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 25th, September, 2020

Disruption and now surcharges at Felixstowe

With ongoing disruption continuing at Felixstowe, Maersk and OOCL have warned customers of delays, some vessels have diverted to Southampton or London Gateway and CMA CGM is introducing a Port…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 10th, September, 2020

UK businesses are not ready for Brexit

A survey of supply chain managers has found that 66% have had their Brexit preparations disrupted by the Coronavirus pandemic, and only 25% are confident they will cope with the additional…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 20th, August, 2020

Global freight update

Some areas of global trade continue to experience extreme congestion, while other areas are operating as normal for this time of year.  Sea Freight There is high demand from China,…

By Paul Kelly in Uncategorized Posted: 11th, August, 2020

Demand driving up Trans-Pacific rates

Capacity constraints are being exacerbated by demand surges and equipment shortages  driving container freight rates up to to 2020 highs as carriers on the eastbound trans-Pacific implement their fourth GRI since the…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 5th, August, 2020

Brexit pallet time-bomb

Estimates suggest that fewer than a third of pallets used in the UK comply with EU packaging rules and if the majority are prevented from entry into the EU, those…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 6th, July, 2020

UK export post-Brexit threat

The Goods Vehicle Movement Service (GVMS) is intended to allow export trucks to declare goods ahead of reaching the border, allowing for smoother traffic flow, particularly at busier ports such…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 29th, June, 2020

US post increase threat to eCommerce

Following changes to the Universal Postal Union (UPU) international postal rates UK eCommerce merchants and online retailers face big increases in shipping costs to the US next week. (more…)

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 19th, June, 2020

PPE demand easing

Demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical products from China is easing, but the supply chains are just as critical and we continue to import and distribute million of…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 12th, June, 2020

Covid forces easing of Brexit border controls

The government has confirmed it will not seek an extension to the Brexit transition period, but the coronavirus crisis has forced a rethink, with businesses able to defer customs declarations…

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