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Get Ready for CDS

Get Ready for CDS

UK businesses undertaking international trade are, right now, understandably focused on Brexit – what declaration documentation changes will be required and what additional resources will be needed to manage the transition? But while this is without doubt a significant event, it is no excuse for overlooking the biggest change occurring …

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BIFA welcomes HM Treasury funding for customs training

BIFA welcomes HM Treasury funding for customs training

The British International Freight Association BIFA the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, has welcomed the recent news of an £8 million government funding scheme for customs intermediaries and traders. Grants have been made available for all customs intermediaries and traders completing customs declarations. The aim of …

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Freight operators should get what they pay for says FTA

Freight operators should get what they pay for says FTA

The announcement on 26 March 2018 of a government investment package of £100m to repair some of Britain’s most damaged roads has been met with cautious optimism by the UK’s largest association for the logistics industry. But the Freight Transport Association FTA, which represents more than 17,000 businesses moving goods …

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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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Supply chain warnings are sense not scaremongering says FTA

SUPPLY CHAIN WARNINGS ARE SENSE NOT SCAREMONGERING,SAYS FTA

The Freight Transport Association FTA, the UK’s largest membership association for the freight and logistics sector, is today (9 October 2017) urging British and EU negotiators who are meeting in Brussels to heed the warnings from traders and logistics operators on both sides of the Channel, that post-Brexit arrangements will …

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Freight must be part of  Brexit conversations says FTA

Freight must be part of Brexit conversations says FTA

FTA – As the Prime Minister meets business leaders at Downing Street today to discuss the potential economic impact of Brexit, the country’s largest membership association for freight and logistics has expressed serious dismay that the sector has once again been overlooked in planning for the UK’s exit from the …

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