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Seminars stir interest in community solution to Heathrow truck congestion

Mon. 29 Jul 2019
Around 100 representatives of the UK airfreight community attended the first two seminars on the subject of a potential community-led solution to Heathrow’s truck congestion problems.

Neither UK nor EU ready for no deal, contingency planning study finds

Mon. 29 Jul 2019
New report from UK’s biggest business group puts forward 200 recommendations to help accelerate no deal preparations for UK, EU and companies.

Advanced notice of landside closure - Saturday 31st August 2019

Thu. 25 Jul 2019
DP World Southampton will temporarily close landside operations at 7AM on Saturday 31st August 2019 for essential UK Border Force software maintenance.

Business Readiness - Invitation

Mon. 22 Jul 2019
As you will be aware, DEFRA have launched a new system called ‘Import of Products, Animals, Food and Feed Service’ (IPAFFS) to ensure imports of animals and animal products can continue if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

New form of customs declaration for low value consignments

Mon. 22 Jul 2019
Following an amendment to the Union Customs Code Delegated Regulation (EU) 2015/2446, it will be possible from 1 January 2021 to declare goods up to 150 € using a customs declaration that requires 3 times less data than a standard declaration.

Vehicle load security enforcement campaign week

Mon. 22 Jul 2019
Load consignors, vehicle operators and drivers of goods vehicles are being reminded of the importance of transporting dangerous goods safely and load security ahead of a national police-led enforcement campaign that starts on 22 July 2019.

May air freight volumes remain weak

Wed. 3 Jul 2019
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased by 3.4% in May 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This was a slight improvement on the 5.6% contraction in April.

Seminars aim to tackle Heathrow truck congestion

Thu. 27 Jun 2019
CCS-UK User Group's solution for speeding up collection and delivery times for air cargo by trucks at London Heathrow's freight terminal will be presented at a series of seminars hosted by the not-for-profit organisation that represents users of the UK's air cargo community data system.

US-China trade war may benefit shipping

Thu. 27 Jun 2019
Escalating economic hostilities between the two countries is bad news for the transpacific container trade but should result in higher volumes of intermediate goods, notes Drewry.

Container shipping shifts to Vertical Integration

Mon. 24 Jun 2019
Global container shipping is focusing more on vertical integration, moving into logistics and away from consolidation amid slowing growth in container trade as well as digital disruption, Fitch Ratings says.

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