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Cathay carries out One Record pilot

Cathay Pacific Cargo says it has carried out a successful pilot of IATA’s ONE Record that creates a single[1] view of shipments that can be shared by all stakeholders. The scheme aims to create end-to-end transparency of consignments as they pass through multiple links in the chain from shipper to agent, airline, warehouse and statutory authorities such as customs, all following IATA’s protocols for APIs – the interface that enables ... [+]

Last call for Euro-IT grants

Small businesses that move freight based in East Sussex, Essex, Kent, Norfolk or Suffolk are being invited to apply for one of the remaining 33 ERDF-funded TALE (Transport and Logistical Efficiencies) grants of up to £10,000 to improve their logistics. They can be used for ... [+]

Suez-delayed ships could swamps ports, says analyst

With delayed ships now on their way following the Suez Canal incident, cumulative delays are at 1,017 days, threatening to swamp ports with bottlenecked cargo for weeks to come, says visibility platform Project44. Some 1.9 million teu of capacity is involved in the incident. In Rotterdam, ... [+]

Brexit hits business – but some firms benefit

Some 43% of businesses said they have been impacted negatively by Brexit in 2021 – but 19% of businesses are thriving in a post-Brexit world, particularly electronics and computer firms, according to a report by logistics software group Descartes. The report adds that 90% of ... [+]

Cargo iQ to extend reach in 2021

Swiss-based Cargo iQ says it plans to increase its reach and coverage in 2021, testing new trucking milestones as part of its mission to measure 100% of shipments, it told its recent annual general meeting. The group, which aims to create and implement quality standards for ... [+]

Importers should consider DIY approach to customs, says software specialist

Large importers should consider setting up their own ETSF (External Temporary Storage Facility) to minimise Brexit disruption, says supply chain technology firm, Descartes. Goods arriving into the UK can be moved to the site such as the business’ own premises or a distribution centre where the ... [+]

CargoAi keeps track of carbon

Air cargo digital solutions provider CargoAi is launching new features to allow freight forwarders to assess and reduce the CO2 emissions generated by their business activities. They can now choose routes and airlines based on their carbon impact and calculate the CO2 emitted from each ... [+]

3T Logistics launches customs clearance service

Transport management technology vendor, 3T Logistics and Technology Group - has launched a new customs clearance service to support traders following the UK’s departure from the EU.  It offers in-house customs clearance expertise, automated transfer of information, a single point of contact  and generates fully auditable and reportable data. Chief ... [+]

Traders struggling with paperwork as EU trade slumps

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on 11 March showing a 40% fall in exports to the EU and a near 30% fall in imports during January – the biggest since the biggest monthly falls in both imports and exports from the ... [+]

BluJay platform offers easier customs compliance

Supply chain software and services specialist BluJay Solutions has launched an Augmented Global Trade (AGT) software as a service platform to enhance and automate customs and compliance requirements for international trade. The company says that it improves efficiency and reduces risk for logistics service providers, ... [+]