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Monthly Archives: June 2023

North American supply chain latest

While it looks like a strike has been avoided on the US West Coast, further up the coast, ILWU Canada are due to strike in Saturday, which will impact Vancouver and cargo destined for the US Mid-West, while the Panama…

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Freight market report – June 2023

While Europe’s GDP growth is projected to slow to 0.7% in 2023, record volumes of new ships are joining a global fleet, which is sailing at ever slower speeds, as the shipping lines attempt to absorb additional capacity, by diminishing…

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US West Coast deal agreed, but East Coast facing own challenges

Industrial actions by ILWU locals in the Pacific Northwest and Southern California, which lasted a week, were lifted on Monday and after Whitehouse intervention a new contract agreement has been announced, but Panama Canal navigation restrictions are impacting vessels serving…

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New Heathrow ‘sensitive’ cargo handling facility

The opening of IAG Cargo’s ‘New Premia’ facility and the addition of critical cargo handling capability at our local airport will offer greater efficiencies for temperature sensitive consignments. The New Premia incorporates IAG Cargo’s state-of-the-art Constant Climate Quality Centre, which…

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UK replace General Scheme of Preferences

The Developing Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS) replaced the UK General Scheme of Preferences (GSP) last week, but proofs of origin remain the same and there will be a grace period to allow the use of UK GSP documents to claim…

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