BIFA - Industry News

Chinese Customs Introduce Additional Checks On Dangerous Goods

Over the past couple of weeks, we have heard of instances where Chinese Customs are asking for package codes on packages such as Excepted or Limited Quantity that do not require them and for SDS...


HMRC Issue Updated Haulier Comms

On the 1 st January 2022 the UK introduced additional controls relating to trade to/from the EU; the most significant change being the implementation of GVMS. Members have forwarded various...


First Young Forwarder Event Of 2022 Welcomes New Committee

We are delighted to welcome some new members to our Committee who will be a great support to the Network during this year's virtual and in person events. It was great to hear from our Chair of the...


Updated Guidance from HMRC and DEFRA - IPAFFS

HMRC and DEFRA have been working together on resolving common issues that have been experienced when clearing foodstuffs and POAO from the EU into the UK. We hope that this information clarifies...


DfT Relax Enforcement Of Retained EU Drivers Regulation

The temporary relaxation of the rules is due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, including the recent highly infectious Omicron variant. This is resulting in increased absence rates and outbreaks in...


Supply Chain Disruptions Halve November Air Cargo Growth

As comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are distorted by the extraordinary impact of COVID-19, unless otherwise noted, all comparisons below are to November 2019 which followed a normal...


Logistics Job Fair - Wed 9th Feb (Heathrow)

As part of our Student engagement programme, BIFA are working with the Logic Studio School, West London to hold this event during National Apprenticeship Week. The Feltham school are keen for...


HMRC Guide To H6 Holds (Unarrived CHIEF Declarations)

Based on the current experience HMRC has identified that in a number of cases CHIEF declarations has entered the port in an "unarrived" state (and received a H6 routing). BIFA has been informed by...


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