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HMRC Safety & Security - GOV.UK guidance

Thu. 10 Dec 2020
HMRC have published updated Guidance on GOV.UK, about Safety & Security (S&S) requirements for imports, starting from 1 January 2021.

Invitation: HMRC Safety & Security Webinar - Maritime

Wed. 9 Dec 2020
HMRC’s Safety & Security Project team have arranged Webinars to advise Members of procedural changes at the end of the Transition period on 31 December 2020.

The logistics sectors response to surges in shipping container activity

Wed. 9 Dec 2020
BIFA and a number of other sector trade bodies have written to the Secretary of State for Transport regarding the ongoing port problems in the UK.

Additional data element required for goods held in Temporary Storage or a Special Procedure

Wed. 9 Dec 2020
CIP 8 - Guidance published on GOV.UK to inform Traders of an additional data element required for goods held in Temporary Storage or a Special Procedure, which are released to free circulation.

GVMS registration goes live

Tue. 8 Dec 2020
HMRC can confirm that registration for the Good Vehicle Movement Service (GVMS) is now open and the accompanying guidance to support you is now live on GOV.UK.

Defra Organic

Tue. 8 Dec 2020
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is pleased to confirm that a GB Certificate of Inspection (COI) will not be required on certified organic produce entering GB from the EU and certain other countries from 1 January 2021.

Sign up to the Trader Support Service

Mon. 7 Dec 2020
From 1 January 2021 goods moving between Great Britain and Northern Ireland will be subject to new declarations procedures.

Air cargo recovery continues at a slower pace in October

Mon. 7 Dec 2020
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released October data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo demand continued to improve but at a slower pace than the previous month and remains below previous year levels.

INVITATION: HMRC Safety & Security Webinar - Air Freight

Wed. 2 Dec 2020
HMRC’s Safety & Security Project team have arranged Webinars to advise Members of procedural changes at the end of the Transition period on 31 December 2020.

21 freight forwarding companies are shortlisted for BIFA's 2020 Freight Service Awards

Tue. 1 Dec 2020
21 freight forwarding companies have been shortlisted as finalists for the eight service categories of this year's British International Freight Association’s Freight Service Awards, with 12 individuals making the finalists shortlist in the Apprentice of the Year and Young Freight Forwarder categories.


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