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HMRC publishes customs agent list, BIFA urges members to get onboard

HMRC publishes customs agent list, BIFA urges members to get onboard

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is encouraging its members to ensure that they are included on a list of customs agents and fast parcel operators being compiled and published by HMRC in preparation for 1 January 2021, when customs declarations will be required on goods moving into and out of the EU.

Punto System, member of XLProjects, handles a time-critical shipment to Athens

Punto System, member of XLProjects, handles a time-critical shipment to Athens

Punto System recently handled a time-critical shipment of one case of 793kg containing spare parts urgently needed for a broken gas piping site in eastern Greece.

Rushlift GSE wins £3.4m ASC Gatwick deal

Rushlift GSE wins £3.4m ASC Gatwick deal

Rushlift GSE, the specialist airport ground support equipment subsidiary of Doosan Industrial Vehicles UK, has won a £3.4 million contract to supply and maintain a fleet of 225 vehicles for ASC Handling’s new Gatwick Airport operations. 

Meyer Bergman on track to create €2bn pan-European last-mile logistics platform

Meyer Bergman on track to create €2bn pan-European last-mile logistics platform

Meyer Bergman is creating a €2 billion platform allowing institutional investors to tap into surging demand for last-mile distribution centres, with the launch of Crossbay.

CEVA Logistics launches its Truck – Rail – Truck service, a new solution to keep cargo moving across Asia

CEVA Logistics launches its Truck – Rail – Truck service, a new solution to keep cargo moving across Asia

CEVA Logistics has designed an innovative Truck-Rail-Truck (TRT) solution to keep customers’ freight moving across Asia during the COVID-19 crisis.

Dachser UK working to sustain the NHS supply chain

Dachser UK working to sustain the NHS supply chain

While transport and distribution businesses across the UK are doing all they can to support those working on the medical frontline during the crisis, Dachser is proving its flexibility of service in partnership with one supplier in particular.

Pallet distribution specialist improves service with Mandata TMS

Pallet distribution specialist improves service with Mandata TMS

Farrall’s Group, the Chester-based family-owned logistics provider, has streamlined its procedures and improved reporting, visibility and vehicle tracking since installing a fully integrated Transport Management System from Mandata.

Freight and logistics training heads online in virtual classrooms via video conferencing

Freight and logistics training heads online in virtual classrooms via video conferencing

From 1 June, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) is taking its comprehensive industry training programme online, utilising web-based video conferencing.

Night-time deliveries to stores have eased us out of this crisis and must not be allowed to disappear overnight… again

Night-time deliveries to stores have eased us out of this crisis and must not be allowed to disappear overnight… again

Night-time store deliveries were last permitted during the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The idea was reawakened in March to help the fight against Covid-19. ParcelHero says this time night deliveries should be made permanent once the crisis is over, to slash urban congestion and pollution.

Dachser expansion in Erfurt

Dachser expansion in Erfurt

Logistics provider Dachser is setting the course for its future growth in the German state of Thuringia, where it is investing in its logistics centre in the city of Erfurt.

Kuehne + Nagel sets benchmark with IATA CEIV re-certification for entire KN PharmaChain air network

Kuehne + Nagel sets benchmark with IATA CEIV re-certification for entire KN PharmaChain air network

Kuehne + Nagel and IATA have announced what they describe as the first-in-the- industry IATA CEIV re-certification of the entire KN PharmaChain GxP Compliant Air Logistics network, currently including 94 locations and covering all continents.

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