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Border Delivery Group Update - 19 March

Fri. 22 Mar 2019
BDG Weekly Update: Northern Ireland, temporary tariff regime, guidance from French customs.

IMO 2020 fuel rules set to change ocean freight landscape

Tue. 19 Mar 2019
Low-sulphur regulations may trigger more slow steaming and transhipment and be ruinous for some container lines if they fail to recover more from customers than in the past, says Drewry.

Email addresses for the Trading Standards SPoC team are changing

Tue. 19 Mar 2019
National Trading Standards Single Point of Contact (SPoC) team email addresses spoc@suffolk.gcsx.gov.uk and spocenquiries@suffolk.gcsx.gov.uk WILL CEASE TO EXIST AFTER 31ST MARCH 2019.

Air Cargo Priorities: Trade, Global Standards and Modernization

Tue. 12 Mar 2019
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments and the air cargo industry to focus on three priorities to accommodate the expanding demand for air cargo and ensure the economic and social benefits of aviation can be maximized.

IATA Launches CEIV Fresh

Tue. 12 Mar 2019
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a new industry certification—the Center for Excellence for Perishable Logistics (CEIV Fresh)—to improve the handling and the transport by air of perishable products.

Air Freight Makes Weak Start to 2019

Fri. 8 Mar 2019
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased 1.8% in January 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This was the worst performance in the last three years.

Update on CITES in a 'No Deal' situation

Fri. 8 Mar 2019
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). have been looking at the implications of the UK leaving the EU with regards to the trade in endangered species under the Convention for International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

Continued connectivity with the EU for Road and Air

Fri. 8 Mar 2019
The European Union have produced certain documents detailing their proposals to ensure connectivity between the EU and UK for both modes should the UK leave the EU on the 29th March without a deal.

TIACA launches cargo service quality tool

Tue. 5 Mar 2019
This week, the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) officially launched its Cargo Service Quality (CSQ) online tool following a successful pilot period in 2018 involving 179 freight forwarders and 18 cargo terminals. The programme aims at improving visibility and facilitating new air cargo standards.

Border Delivery Group Update

Mon. 4 Mar 2019
This bulletin provides an overview of the latest EU Exit information relating to UK borders from across UK Government.

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