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National Audit Office Report of widespread border disruption comes as no surprise to the freight industry

Fri. 6 Nov 2020
Commenting on the National Audit Office report that there is likely to be widespread border disruption at the end of the post-EU Exit transition period, the freight sector says that it comes as no great surprise.

Freight association welcomes government endorsement of its members

Thu. 5 Nov 2020
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) welcomes the news that the UK government recommends the appointment of a specialist such as one its members to deal with import and export customs declarations.

Air Cargo Recovery Continues in September

Wed. 4 Nov 2020
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released September data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo demand, while strengthening, remains depressed compared to 2019 levels.

Air freight charter prices soar towards record highs

Tue. 3 Nov 2020
Freighter charter rates are increasing week on week and are already nearing their pre-summer levels, when COVID-19 cases in Europe were at their height, with a second wave potentially adding to the peak-season capacity crunch, senior charter broker warns.

European road freight capacity dips, raising prices

Mon. 2 Nov 2020
A report in the latest Clecat newsletter indicates that European available road freight capacity on the spot market dipped sharply in September, compared to the same month last year, falling by almost 14%, according to the latest Transport Market Monitor, published by the cloud-based logistics software provider Transporeon and its subsidiary Tim Consult.

COVID-19 - New National Restrictions from 5 November

Mon. 2 Nov 2020
The Government has announced new restrictions which become effective from the 5 November.

Applying for ECMT permits

Mon. 2 Nov 2020
Currently UK truck operators have unfettered access to operate in the EU, but after the end to the Transition period this may not be the case. On the 27th October the Department for Transport issued the following information.

Brexit: Seminar finds lack of preparedness continues to affect trading community

Fri. 30 Oct 2020
Lloyd's Loading List webinar panel highlights the key issues as end of Transition Period approaches

Container line schedule reliability falls to 2020 low

Fri. 30 Oct 2020
According to reports in the trade media, container line schedule reliability fell to 56 percent in September, with the on-time performance of Asia shipments to the US west and east coasts plunging below 50 percent.


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