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Felixstowe acts as congestion spreads

Nearly three weeks after their apology for service issues, Felixstowe have announced vehicle booking changes, but performance is now deteriorating at other key container ports. (more…)

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Felixstowe congestion, surcharges and spreads

Import volumes at Felixstowe have been 30% higher than usual in recent weeks and with port efficiency significantly diminished by the COVID crisis, disruption to vessel loading, yard operations and road/rail connections has followed. (more…)

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The Brexit border process

Despite the welcome ‘light-touch’ import regime announced by the government, this is no simple process and shippers (in both directions) need to get ready for some profound changes to European movements. (more…)

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Just 150 days to Brexit

Whether or not a trade deal is agreed between the UK and EU, on the 1st January 2021 there will be a need for a formal customs clearance on every shipment leaving the UK for Europe or entering the UK…

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Brexit action is required now

The government has pledged £705 million to prepare its post-Brexit borders and launched a £90 million advertising cam¬paign, telling business to ‘Check, Change, Go’ (more…)

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Brexit export chaos feared

The Road Haulage Association has warned that a critical Brexit IT system won't be fully functional by January and the UK was heading for a "cocktail for potential disaster, with chaos on day one and for many days afterwards.” (more…)

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China air rates fall

The cost of air freight from China has been falling, but with passenger freighter capacity being withdrawn, shippers are urged to act quickly to benefit from the lowest rates. (more…)

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Government scrap Brexit border controls

The government has confirmed it will not request or accept an extension to the Brexit transition period and is scrapping full post-Brexit border controls, deferring customs declarations and tariff payments for six months to July 2021. (more…)

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