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Current news are those articles from the last 3 months. Archive news are those articles more than 3 months old. To see articles with a specific tag simply click the tag in the panel on the left.

Authorities step up action against freight truck emission cheats

Mon. 3 Jul 2017
New Checks from August and Seizures of Repeat Offenders.

ICS 2.0 update

Mon. 3 Jul 2017
Currently, customs formalities related to the safety and security risk analysis of goods entering the Union customs territory are supported by the Import Control System (ICS).

IEA study unveils key role for trucks in global oil-demand growth

Mon. 3 Jul 2017
Economic growth, particularly in Asia, will continue to boost oil demand from trucking in the future.

M6Toll encourage women to take up trucking

Mon. 3 Jul 2017
Midland Expressway LTD, the operators of the M6toll officially launched their campaign to encourage women into the haulage industry, on Friday 23rd June 2017 at the Roadchef service station in Norton Canes.

Port of Tilbury unveils plan to reinvigorate rail freight offering

Fri. 30 Jun 2017
The Port of Tilbury, London's major port, unveiled its plans to reinvigorate its rail offering at the latest Rail Freight Group conference hosted at Orsett Hall, Thurrock, on Wednesday 28th June.

ALERT - Bogus BIFA email

Wed. 28 Jun 2017
It has been brought to our attention that there is a bogus email being received by members.

Emerging ransomware threat

Wed. 28 Jun 2017
Early indications from the National Cyber Security Centre of the latest global ransomware attack is that this time it is affecting newer versions of Microsoft Windows and Windows Server.

TIACA's Executive Summit 'Future Proofing Air Cargo' gives innovators a platform for change

Wed. 28 Jun 2017
The truth behind digitization, Latin America’s e-commerce potential, and the launch of unmanned aircraft will be just three of a range of discussions heading the agenda at TIACA's 2017 Executive Summit 'Future Proofing Air Cargo', from 18th to 20th October 2017, in Miami, FL, USA.

Next generation container scanning for a safer future

Mon. 26 Jun 2017
State-of-the-art container scanning is being developed for the CORE (Consistently Optimised REsilient Secure Global Supply-Chains) European Research Project by one of the world’s leading experts in detecting weapons, biohazards, radioactive material, narcotics and contraband.

India ratifies United Nations TIR Convention

Wed. 21 Jun 2017
India on Monday became the 71st country to ratify the United Nations TIR (Transports Internationaux Routiers) Convention, a move that will help boost trade through smoother movement of goods across territories.


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