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DG COMP launches revision of the Consortia BER

Tue. 15 May 2018
The European Commission (DG Competition) has begun the process of revision of the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation.

Have you registered for the Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme?

Mon. 14 May 2018
The April edition of BIFAlink provides an update on the Fulfilment House Due Diligence Scheme (FHDDS).

Office of Financial Sanctions implementation

Mon. 14 May 2018
OFSI launches import/export FAQs.

Supply Chain and Logistics UK crime survey

Wed. 9 May 2018
The Scottish Secure Parking Group (SSPG) is seeking views on secure HGV parking across the UK, but particularly in Scotland.

US announce withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

Wed. 9 May 2018
On 8 May 2018, the President of the United States of America announced the withdrawal of the US from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, otherwise known as the Iran nuclear deal.

World Container Index - 03 May

Tue. 8 May 2018
The World Container Index assessed by Drewry, a composite of container freight rates on 8 major routes to/from the US, Europe and Asia, is up by 22.3% to $1415.34/40ft container [updated Thurs, 03 May 18].

Air freight growth slows to 22-Month low as restocking cycle ends

Tue. 8 May 2018
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 1.7% in March 2018, compared to the same period the year before. This was five percentage points lower than the February result and the slowest pace of growth in 22 months.

Enhanced Hazcheck Restrictions Portal Launched

Tue. 8 May 2018
Exis Technologies, with the support of leading shipping and freight insurers, TT Club and UK P&I Club, announced its next phase of implementation of its Hazcheck Restrictions Portal at the transport industry’s Multimodal 2018 event at Birmingham’s NEC.

BIFA welcomes Transport Committee inquiry

Mon. 30 Apr 2018
Yesterday saw the launch by the UK Parliamentary Transport Committee of an inquiry to examine the potential effects of Brexit on UK freight operations and assess the preparatory steps operators, their customers and the Government need to take.

UK warns of cyberattacks from "hostile" Russia that could target transport

Wed. 25 Apr 2018
The government department set up to improve the UK's online security has issued a stern warning to all companies, including transport, over the threat posed by Russian state-sponsored cyber attacks.

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