Forwarders ‘may be liable for dodgy goods’

Freight forwarders carrying out ‘pick and pack’ operations could be at risk if they distribute products for non-EU manufacturers that subsequently are found to have safety issues, warns BIFA in its latest newsletter and quoting a press release by Pysdens Solicitors. Trading Standards Authorities could pursue a UK forwarder if they wer the only party within the EU handling the goods, it says. The issue has come to the fore with the ... [+]

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