15/04/2021 / Air, Coronavirus, Sea, Sea/Air, Supply Chain

India and Bangladesh enter new lockdowns, impacting supply chains

Having just come through a full weekend lockdown, Maharashtra state (location of the major port of Nava Sheva) government imposed...
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08/04/2021 / Sea, Supply Chain

Carriers tackle post-Suez scheduling and equipment issues

As global shipping struggles to adjust from the Ever Given grounding and the six day Suez Canal closure, container carriers have the challenge of...
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07/04/2021 / Customs, EU, Supply Chain

EU reduce ‘red-tape’ but food exporters face new barriers

The EU is to drop ‘Meursing codes’ from import declarations for manufactured food products coming from the UK in a major reduction...
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07/04/2021 / Air, EU, Supply Chain

Security surcharge on air cargo trucked from UK to EU gateway airports

Airlines are imposing security charges for cargo arriving from the UK on road feeder services for flights out of European...
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07/04/2021 / Sea, Supply Chain

Lloyds List: Sometimes, no publicity really is bad publicity

Shipping executives had an opportunity to be front and centre in the international news cycle and deliver an important message...
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31/03/2021 / Metro, Sea, Supply Chain, Technology

Metro move quickly to maintain visibility of freight movements after the Suez episode

One of the first casualties of the Ever Given’s grounding in the Suez Canal was vessel visibility and shipping line...
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31/03/2021 / China, Sea, Supply Chain

Maintaining time-critical supply chains post-Suez Canal blockage

There has been only one story in town for the last week! Even though the Ever Given has been re-floated...
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31/03/2021 / Metro, Technology

Metro prepare for digitalisation with key role appointment

Metro’s drive towards increased digitising of all business operations and customer interfaces is accelerating with the appointment of industry tech...
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31/03/2021 / Brexit, EU, Supply Chain

Latest market update ; The new EU trading relationship

While the EU/UK vaccine spat has underlined the interconnectivity of supply chains, Boris Johnson is putting an invisible trade barrier...
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29/03/2021 / News, Sea, Supply Chain

Suez Canal Closure Latest – Important Operational Update – Please Read

At approximately 15:00 today The Ever Given has been successfully refloated within the Suez Canal and is currently leaving the...
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