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2021

Shippers warned to brace for fuel surcharge rises

Wed. 20 Oct 2021
Resurgence in fuel prices, set to be passed on by carriers, means cargo owners will have to contend with higher bunker adjustment factors on top of already high freight rates

Don’t cancel Christmas just yet, say freight forwarders

Fri. 15 Oct 2021
Freight forwarding companies remain committed to delivering a suitably festive Yuletide, as we witness a seasonal whirlwind of worry and rumour that this year’s Christmas festivities in around ten weeks may just not happen as a result of the current supply chain challenges.

Walsh expects a permanent shift in air cargo’s importance to aviation

Thu. 14 Oct 2021
Air cargo’s new found importance to airlines is here to stay, according to IATA director general Willie Walsh.

Key to air cargo resilience post pandemic: Industry Cooperation, Safety, Sustainability and Modernization

Tue. 12 Oct 2021
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the air cargo industry to continue working together at the same pace, with the same levels of cooperation as during the COVID-19 pandemic to overcome future challenges and build industry resilience.

British International Freight Association set to play key role at Multimodal 2021

Tue. 12 Oct 2021
A major new attraction at the forthcoming rescheduled Multimodal Exhibition and Conference will be the British International Freight Association’s Freight Forwarders Village, designed to provide a marketplace for BIFA members and associate members to showcase the products and services they offer.

Rising confidence in the UK logistics sector despite pressing staff and supply shortages

Tue. 12 Oct 2021
Almost 60% cite greater use of, or investment in, technology to boost profits

Green Pass in international road transport

Tue. 12 Oct 2021
CLECAT report variations in the application of the Eu Digital COVID Certificate (‘Green Pass’) in individual EU Members States.

12.5% of the global capacity now unavailable

Wed. 6 Oct 2021
In issue 534 of the Sunday Spotlight, we used data from our Global Liner Performance (GLP) and Trade Capacity Outlook (TCO) databases, to gauge the impact that congestion and vessel delays have had on the global deployed liner capacity.

EU Hauliers: Are you ready for changes at the UK/EU border?

Wed. 6 Oct 2021
New requirements for hauliers or carriers that move goods in and out of Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales).

Freight association welcomes extension of government support for apprentice recruitment

Mon. 4 Oct 2021
The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association that represents UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, says that it welcomes the news that the government is extending the period of time that companies can access cash incentives for hiring new apprentices.


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