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Movement of CITES specimens after Brexit

Tue. 8 Oct 2019
Permits will be required to move protected plants and animals between the UK and the EU.

Defra Import and Export Newsletter: Issue 4

Tue. 8 Oct 2019
With just four weeks to go until the 31 October Brexit deadline, it is really important that you and your business are prepared and ready to continue importing and exporting goods after Brexit.

Drewry believes future online marketplaces could bring mutual benefit to both carriers and shippers

Fri. 4 Oct 2019
Online technology platforms where shipping lines and their customers can negotiate forward contracts could help improve vessel utilisation levels and reduce freight rate volatility, according to a joint study conducted by global shipping consultancy, Drewry and maritime supply chain technology provider, CyberLogitec.

FIATA updates ‘model rules’ on freight forwarding services

Fri. 4 Oct 2019
Revision takes into account various changes in the business landscape and legal requirement of the logistics and freight forwarding industry in the past 20 years.

HMRC Interim Chief Executive appointment confirmed

Wed. 2 Oct 2019
HMRC are pleased to confirm that their current Deputy Chief Executive Jim Harra has been confirmed as HMRC’s Interim Chief Executive with immediate effect.

WTO "Sharply Downgrades" trade forecast for 2019-2020

Wed. 2 Oct 2019
The World Trade Organization announced Tuesday that it has "sharply downgraded" its trade forecast for 2019-2020, citing rising trade tensions and a slowing global economy.

Border Delivery Group Update

Wed. 2 Oct 2019
This bulletin provides an overview of the latest EU Exit information relating to UK borders from across UK Government.

Get your data protection compliance READY and SET for a no-deal Brexit

Wed. 2 Oct 2019
Does your business or organisation receieve any personal data from a business or organisation in Europe?

UK freight forwarders give cautious welcome to Government’s planned investment in road transport infrastructure

Mon. 30 Sep 2019
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has given a cautious welcome to the news that the UK Government has confirmed a commitment by the previous administration to invest some £25 billion in England’s road transport infrastructure.

No-Deal Brexit preparedness at Dutch ports

Mon. 30 Sep 2019
Recently published information material regarding no-deal Brexit procedures at the Dutch ports.


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