John G Russell gets AEO

John G Russell (Transport) has gained Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) accreditation from HM Revenue & Customs, for its Hillington, Glasgow site. Benefits of AEO include simplified customs procedures, the right to ‘fast-track’ shipments with fewer physical and document-based controls, priority treatment in case of selection for customs control and improved relations with Customs and other Government authorities.     [+]

Russian railways tests fridge containers

Russian Railways’ JSC RZD logistics arm is testing a new temperature-control system for  perishable goods from China to Russia. The first refrigerated container train carrying fruit and vegetables left Dalian on 8 August and is expected to arrive at in Moscow railway in 18-20 days. Containers are connected to a diesel-generator wagon ... [+]

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