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Monthly Archives: April 2024

Air freight capacity continues to tighten

Capacity growth is not keeping pace with a recent surge in eCommerce volumes and with signs that we may see the return of a traditional peak season this year, there could be a rush for space to the UK, Europe…

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Market review; 25th April

The UK and Euro area economies moved back into expansion territory at the end of the first quarter, with manufacturing growing for a third successive month and new orders (PMI) accelerating to seven-month highs, with 2024 global GDP forecasts revised…

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Cargo owners may face bill for Baltimore bridge collision

Shippers with cargo aboard the Dali face significant financial risks if, as looks increasingly likely, the shipowner declares “general average” due to the huge losses caused by the accident. General average refers to a legal principle in maritime law under…

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Post-Brexit border checks will boost food inflation

Delayed five times already, post-Brexit physical border checks on animal products, plants and plant products will finally start on the 30th April, but newly-revealed costs are bad news for consumers and small businesses. Announced last week by Defra, the UK’s…

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