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Coronavirus: Freight operations latest

In a potentially positive development, the latest Chinese government data showed the number of new coronavirus cases fell to the lowest level in three weeks, but the data “must be interpreted very cautiously”, according to the head of the World…

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Coronavirus update @ 6.2.20

With the continuing escalation of the Coronavirus pandemic, air shipments out of China are being significantly impacted, with airlines cancelling, reducing or suspending services. 2M have announced blank sailings, but ocean freight is nominally operating, subject to local port conditions…

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Coronavirus: Protecting your supply chain

In an attempt to restrict the spread of the Coronavirus, Chinese authorities have extended the lunar new year holiday until 2 February, with Shanghai and Ningbo having a further extension until 10 February, adding to the back-log of unshipped cargo…

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Our Brexit expectations

The United Kingdom has just 11 month’s to prepare for the inevitable changes to EU trade Customs processes, which is why are finalising preparations to keep our clients' European trade moving when transition ends. (more…)

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Asia – UK rates rising

Fuelled by volume reductions, IMO 2020 surcharges, and demand ahead of Chinese New Year, sea freight rates from Asia to European ports will end 2019 on a high, and could increase further in the run up to Chinese New Year.…

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Be Brexit-proof with our AEO

In 2005 the World Customs Organisation (WCO) paved the way for the AEO accreditation to secure supply chains and promote trade worldwide. In 2021 AEO accreditation will simplify post-Brexit trade flows. (more…)

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Felixstowe strike confirmed

Christmas strike action on the 27th and 28th December has been voted for overwhelmingly at the port of Felixstowe in a dispute over outsourcing. (more…)

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Brexit. What now

As the Conservatives celebrate a most successful general election result, with a dominant majority of 80, shippers should be able to relax, at least until the end of next year. (more…)

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