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Chris Welsh MBE to retire from the FTA

Chris Welsh MBE to retire from the FTA

After 36 years’ dedicated service, Chris Welsh MBE will be retiring from the Freight Transport Association FTA as its Director of Global and European Policy at the end of May 2018. Chris has spent his career at FTA defending and advancing the interests of importers and exporters (shippers) in their …

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Battery ban ‘disappointing’ says Global Shippers’ Forum

Battery ban ‘disappointing’ says Global Shippers’ Forum

The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) says a ban on lithium-ion batteries being carried as cargo on passenger aircraft is disappointing as it goes against previous recommendations and does not address the wider problem of undeclared battery shipments or low-quality counterfeits. The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has imposed an interim …

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