Important Customs Changes For CDS

Important Customs Changes For CDS

The UK government have been making changes to the customs process, with the Customs Declaration Service (CDS) due to replace the current CHIEF platform as the system for submitting import and export declarations. It is important for importers to understand that...
North America Supply Chain Delays

North America Supply Chain Delays

North America Supply Chain Delays   Since the outbreak of Covid back in 2020, North American ocean freight movements have been gradually becoming more problematic, with availability on vessels now the most prominent issue. As things stand, there is a booking...
New Zealand Opening For Trade

New Zealand Opening For Trade

New Zealand Opening For Trade     Following strict Covid regulations, New Zealand is opening up its borders again soon and has positioned itself to grow business with the UK, following the recent trade deal. New Zealand’s borders have been closed since...
Shanghai Lockdowns Slow Logistics

Shanghai Lockdowns Slow Logistics

Shanghai Lockdowns Slow Logistics     The city of Shanghai is going into a two stage lockdown starting today, which will undoubtedly impact logistics for both air and ocean freight. Ongoing Covid cases, driven by the Omicron variant have led to the most drastic...
P&O Suspends Ferry Services

P&O Suspends Ferry Services

P&O Suspends European Ferry Services   2pm Update: P&O Ferries has fired 800 seafaring staff with immediate effect, but some crew are defying orders and refusing to leave their ships in protest. Workers are understood to have been told the news on zoom....