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Cautious welcome for new Customs Declaration Service from UKWA

Cautious welcome for new Customs Declaration Service from UKWA

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association UKWA has greeted the HMRC’s planned new Customs Declaration Service with a cautious welcome. According to UKWA’s CEO Peter Ward, the impact of Brexit on customs regulations is of huge concern to members and is high on the association’s agenda. “There is considerable confusion among …

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Dover HGV congestion charge proposal is ‘wrong’ and will damage UK trade, warns FTA

FTA Dover HGV congestion charge proposal is wrong and will damage UK trade

FTA – At 6.00pm this evening Dover District Councillors will discuss a proposal to implement a congestion charge for heavy goods vehicles in Dover. It has been tabled as Item 10 on Page 16 of the following document: http://moderngov.dover.gov.uk/documents/g2716/Public%20reports%20pack%2031st-Jan-2018%2018.00%20Council.pdf?T=10 It states: “With increasing traffic on the Port of Dover starting …

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Government delays threatens break in UK supply chain says FTA

GOVERNMENT DELAYS THREATEN BREAK IN UK SUPPLY CHAIN, SAYS FTA

The UK’s logistics industry is demanding that the Government publishes the results of its Migration Advisory Committee (MAC)’s recommendations on the future role of European workers in the UK immediately, instead of waiting until its proposed publication date next year. According to the Freight Transport Association FTA , waiting until …

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BIFA welcomes news of progress in Brexit negotiations

BIFA welcomes news of progress in Brexit negotiations

Commenting on the European Commission’s announcement recently that it has recommended to the European Council to conclude that sufficient progress has been made in the first phase of the negotiations with the UK, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association BIFA said: “Our members, which form the …

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BIFA reveals Freight Service Awards 2017 shortlist

BIFA REVEALS FREIGHT SERVICE AWARDS SHORTLIST

The British International Freight Association BIFA is pleased to reveal the finalists of its 29th BIFA Freight Service Awards 2017 with a late flurry of entries resulting in a near record number of entrants. Those short-listed in the various categories are as follows: Air Cargo Services (sponsored by IAG Cargo)512 …

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