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2020

Heathrow confirms planning application

Thu. 20 Feb 2020
Heathrow has announced it will launch an eight-week public consultation to finalise its proposals for airport expansion following the recent decision by the UK’s aviation regulator, the CAA, to cap early spending on the project. Capping spending has prolonged the construction period of a new third runway and means Heathrow will need to undertake refreshed modelling of key aspects of the plan – including public transport to and from the airport – to evidence that Airports National Policy Statement (ANPS) targets can be met.

UPDATE: Importers of HRFNAO from outside the EU must use TRACES NT from tomorrow

Tue. 18 Feb 2020
Further to the announcement from the Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) they have a confirmed date and time – 01:00 GMT on Wednesday 19 February – for the switch from TRACES Classic to TRACES NT for Importers of HRFNAO from outside the EU.

Government launches consultation to introduce Freeports

Tue. 18 Feb 2020
The government has stated that it wants to boost the economy post Brexit and believes that one way to achieve this is to establish 10 freeports across the country, which have different customs rules than the rest of the country, that are innovative hubs, boost global trade, attract inward investment and increase productivity.

Corvid 19 (Coronavirus)

Tue. 18 Feb 2020
Guidance for staff in the transport sector.

Moveable barrier to keep Kent’s road network moving

Tue. 18 Feb 2020
State-of-the-art technology will be able to be deployed quickly, simply and safely.

Importers of HRFNAO from outside the EU must use TRACES NT from next week

Fri. 14 Feb 2020
The Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) wrote to businesses recently to help prepare for the introduction of new European regulations - Smarter Rules for Safer Food (SRSF) as we understand that your business may import high risk food and feed not of animal origin (HRFNAO).

Multimodal 2020: Don't delay register today

Fri. 14 Feb 2020
Registration is now open for Multimodal 2020, the UK, Ireland, and Northern Europe’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event, which is set to take place for the 13th year running at the NEC in June.

HS2 must deliver its promises on rail freight

Fri. 14 Feb 2020
Rail Freight Group (RFG) strongly welcomed the Government announcement that HS2 is to be delivered in full, with work on Phases 1 and 2A given the green light to commence immediately and Phase 2B to be developed towards implementation.

Logistics sector welcomes review of timetable for implementation of new Customs declarations processing system; dual-running with existing system likely

Fri. 14 Feb 2020
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) notes that the implementation timetable on the new computer system that will replace an existing system used for processing Customs declarations is under review by the programme implementation board.

TT Club Advises Transport Operators on their Liabilities as a Consequence of the Coronavirus

Thu. 13 Feb 2020
The ongoing disruption to freight transport services and global supply chains resulting from the coronavirus are significant and will continue to evolve on a daily basis. In addition to the heightening challenges transport operators are facing in moving their customers goods to and from China, insurance provider, TT Club is advising on the potential unforeseen exposures that may also accrue.


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