Palletforce maintains Europe links despite Brexit

EV Cargo’s Palletforce network said it was able to maintain its European services despite the ongoing post-Brexit challenges thanks to the support it has given to help members prepare. It set up a Brexit Taskforce, held online webinars and provided weekly Brexit Bulletin updates. Due to the nature of the mixed-load model, pallet networks are experiencing some of the most complex customs issues. It added that, unlike some other networks, Palletforce has a ... [+]

DPD restarts EU deliveries

Parcel delivery company DPD has restarted its European road services, which were temporarily halted because of Brexit-related problems. It said that the service became fully operational again from 06:00 on Saturday 16 January. The company said that following close co-operation with the Government on its New Computerised Transit System (NCTS) it ... [+]

Fifth of trucks turned away from Holyhead

The Welsh Government ssays that around 20% of HGVs had been turned away from Holyhead port since 1 January because they did not have the correct paperwork. With an increase in freight traffic expected, more could be turned away while forecasts from the UK Government have predicted between 40% and ... [+]

Brexit reality begins to bite

Problems with cross-Channel shipments in the first few days since Brexit, including week, parcel operator DPD’s temporary suspension of deliveries to the EU, are just the “tip of the iceberg”, according eCommerce trade expert Hurricane Commerce. Hurricane says that the issues caused by lack of complete and valid customs data and ... [+]

Happy New Year! BIFA publishes revised trading conditions

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has published a new version of its standard trading conditions (STCs), replacing the 2017 version. The latest edition has been produced as a consequence of the UK’s exit from the EU and reflects changes to direct/indirect representation with HMRC. The term “Customs Representative” is now ... [+]

EU and UK ‘close to reaching trade deal’

The EU and UK are close to agreeing a trade deal before the end of  Brexit transition, according to a number of press reports. Sources in Brussels and London believed that talks were coming to a successful conclusion. While a trade deal would not removed the need for customs declarations for ... [+]

Chartered plane to the rescue of Brexit Britain

Broker Air Charter Service has contracted a UK-registered BAe 146 freighter ahead of the end of Brexit transition on 31 December. The aircraft is the first of what ACS hopes to be a number of options that would ensure that it can continue to offer its clients competitive solutions during any ... [+]

Ulster traders to get help with SPS checks

The UK Government is to launch a Movement Assistance Scheme (MAS) for traders moving food or agricultural products for which SPS controls apply as part of its Trader Support Service for Northern Ireland. It will cover, for example, reasonable costs for obtaining Export Health Certificates. The plan was set out ... [+]

We’re ready as we can be for Brexit say Normandy ports

The Normandy channel ports - Le Havre, Caen-Ouistreham, Cherbourg and Dieppe say they are as ready as they can be for Brexit when it comes into force on 1 January. However, the border crossing process will rely on the smart border system, and only goods that have been pre-declared or ... [+]

UK withdraws Ulster border clauses

The UK government says it will withdraw controversial clauses in the Internal Market Bill that could have seen border controls imposed between Northern Ireland and Ireland, after it reached agreement in principle with the EU on how rules would be implemented. The deal is part of a wider discussion over a ... [+]

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