China’s waste import changes impacting freight sector

New Chinese restrictions on imported waste, introduced since 1 January, are set to have significant implications for the international freight transport, logistics and supply chain sectors – particularly for backhaul east-west intercontinental container shipping trades, although the changes are also likely to lead to rising costs to supply chains from higher packaging costs.

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AAI Group Winners at local business awards

AAI Group Winners at local business awards in Manchester.
 
AAI Group’s Manchester office, the newest edition to the AAI family have scooped the most promising young business at the Stockport Business Awards. The event took place at Stockport Town Hall last week and was hosted by TV personality Jenny Powell.

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BIFA - Industry News

BIFA welcomes extension of deadline for Customs training funding applications

The funding was initially revealed in December 2018, and it was recently announced that the deadline for applications would be extended to May 31st 2019. BIFA notes that grants are being made...


Associations Commit to Accelerating Logistics Emissions Footprinting and Reduction

CLECAT and ESC actively contributed to the LEARN project on logistics emissions accounting , which kicked off in October 2016 and finished in March 2019. The objective of the LEARN project was to...


Official launch of Digital Container Shipping Association

DCSA has said that the aim of the association is to create common information technology standards to make the industry more efficient for both customers and shipping lines. First announced in...


NAVCIS Bulletin April 2019

Use the link below to see the latest bulletin. April 2019 document


Suffolk Coastal Port Health Authority Update

As you will be aware the UK Government and the European Union have reached an agreement on a six month extension to Article 50. During this time we will remain as a member of the EU, and the...


World Container Index - 11 Apr

Two-year spot freight rate trend for the World Container Index: World Container Index assessed by Drewry Our detailed assessment for Thursday, 11 April 2019 View our more detailed weekly analysis ,...


DEFRA EU Exit – Continued Use of TRACES

What this means for importers: Imports of live animals, germinal products, Products of Animal Origin from EU Member States where safeguard measures are in place and animal by products from the EU:...


EU Exit – Potential Day One No Deal (D1ND)

Following the announcement made by HMRC on 22nd March 2019 that they have extended Transitional Simplified Procedures (TSP) to all UK Ports, MCP is pleased to be able to publish the following...


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