BIFA - Industry News

Beijing e-commerce declaration

Over 2,000 high-level policy and decision makers, as well as operational experts, from Customs administrations, other government agencies, e-commerce operators and other international organizations...


Freight forwarders demand action on infrastructure investment

“Today, we have seen the value of having an independent National Infrastructure Commission to hold the government accountable for lack of action on key national infrastructure issues. “Of several...


EORI newsletter

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World Container Index - 08 Feb

World Container Index: Drewry assessment on Thursday, 08 February 2018 The composite index is down by 1.8% this week and down by 14.6% from the same period of 2017. The average composite index of...


Getting ready for the Customs Declaration Service

CHIEF currently processes declarations to facilitate the international movement of goods between the UK and non-EU countries. CHIEF will continue to run for a time in parallel with CDS to aid the...


TAPA update on cargo thefts at unsecured parkings

TAPA has recently provided facts and figures which are available here . Cargo thefts at unsecured parking locations in the EMEA region accounted for 173 or 85.1% of incidents reported to TAPA’s...


New Report urges reform of HGV Road User Levy

Funding Roads for the Future, released by the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) – the leading business association representing the interests of professional consultancies and...


Air freight demand up 9% in 2017, strongest growth since 2010

Freight capacity, measured in available freight tonne kilometers (AFTKs), rose by 3.0% in 2017. This was the slowest annual capacity growth seen since 2012. Demand growth outpaced capacity growth by...


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