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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?

No-Deal Brexit preparedness at Dutch ports

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

Fraudulent threats targeting IATA strategic partners

Mon. 30 Sep 2019
The IATA Fraud Reporting Team deals with an average of 100 fraud related queries on a monthly basis. Many of these pertain to phishing attacks that impersonate IATA which leads to domain attacks, spam, fraudulent interactions and financial losses.

EU No-Deal Brexit Campaign Phase 2

Fri. 27 Sep 2019
At the beginning of this year, the European Commission launched a large outreach campaign as part of its ongoing efforts to prepare for the UK's exit of the EU without a deal.

Government encourages food exporters to get ready for animal health regulations

Tue. 24 Sep 2019
Importers and exporters of animals and animal products are being urged to prepare for Brexit on 31 October, as these will be subject to new requirements if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. This would include foodstuffs ranging from cuts of meat to cheese, as well as fish and fishery products.


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