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14/10/2020 / Brexit

Politics Round-up, 15th October

As the legal battle lines are being drawn by the EU for their day in court, the divorce talks continue...
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14/10/2020 / Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

Vehicle booking improvements at Felixstowe

In light of the recent criticism and industry-wide complaints concerning delays and service levels, the Port of Felixstowe – the...
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14/10/2020 / Brexit

Brexit Facts: The Transit Accompanying Document (TAD)

As a member of the European Union, UK goods move freely between and through other member states without any formalities....
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14/10/2020 / Coronavirus, Metro, Training

What’s happening in the world of training at Metro?

Metro has been providing internal and external training since inception, but never in such challenging circumstances. Traditional training in the...
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14/10/2020 / Brexit, Supply Chain

The UK still doesn’t have the right pallets for Brexit

Despite the Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) holding ‘emergency’ talks with industry leaders 20 months ago, the...
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14/10/2020 / Sea, Supply Chain

Container line alliances stifling innovation

The container shipping alliances help carriers lower operating costs and broaden service coverage through economies of scale. However, do the...
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07/10/2020 / Brexit

Automating Brexit for you

Customs declarations will rocket from the current 50m a year to 250m after Brexit, overwhelming the country’s customs brokerage capacity...
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07/10/2020 / Air, Coronavirus

Metro resume twin UK air hub operations

The air freight market remains in a very different environment, to pre-pandemic conditions, with the vast majority of the world’s...
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07/10/2020 / Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

UK container ports continue to struggle

After weeks of complaints from port users, shipping lines, hauliers and cargo owners, there is some hope that Felixstowe’s service...
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07/10/2020 / Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

India’s container shortage spreads

The anticipated equipment shortages in Asia are spreading as importers in the United States and Europe struggle to return empty...
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