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Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone set to go live on 01 June 2021.

Posted by Chambers and Cook on May 24, 2021 5:00:02 PM

DEFRA are now looking forward to Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone which goes live on 01 June 2021.

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APN requests client forbearance in unprecedented times.

Posted by Chambers and Cook on May 11, 2021 9:12:16 AM

Dear Clients and Partners,

The Association of Pallet Networks is asking for your support and patience as the UK’s pallet networks meet an unprecedented level of challenge in their role as keyworkers and as a major delivery mechanism for UK plc.

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Posted by Chambers and Cook on Apr 26, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Almost €500,000 of goods were stolen from EMEA [Europe, Middle East and Africa] supply chains every day in 2019 and 2020, according to new data from the Transport Asset Protection Association (TAPA).

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Birmingham Council publishes its Air Quality Action Plan 2021

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Apr 13, 2021 10:44:03 AM

With less than two months to go until the launch of Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone, the City Council has published its Air Quality Action Plan 2021.

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Chambers & Cook ships it’s two-millionth pallet through the Palletforce network this week

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Mar 26, 2021 12:33:11 PM
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Europe Launches Import Control System

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Mar 23, 2021 9:07:03 AM

The European Commission launched the first phase of its new import control system (ICS2 to protect against threats posed by illicit goods across the EU’s external borders on 15 March. ICS2 will initially focus on postal and express consignments coming to or through the EU by air, before eventually being applied to all modes of cargo transport.

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Extension Of Border Operating Model Deadlines Is No Surprise, Says BIFA

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Mar 12, 2021 10:24:17 AM

“It’s no surprise that the government has extended the deadline for the introduction of checks and customs declarations on imports to the UK from the EU,” says Robert Keen, director general of the British International Freight Association (BIFA).

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GB-EU road freight exports recover to 80% of normal levels

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Mar 1, 2021 9:30:24 AM

Following a major post-Brexit drop in January, UK international road freight exports appear to have recovered to around 80% of their normal levels for this time of year, although the latest UK government figures indicate that up to one in five UK road-borne exports are still not taking place, as traders continue to struggle with post-Brexit trade complications.

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Top Tips For Friction-Free Cross-Border Freight

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Feb 16, 2021 10:21:54 AM

APN shares top tips list for customers handling customs clearances

One month on from Brexit, the pallet networks have shared the most common errors freight customers are making which can cause consignment delays – and a checklist to ensure smooth deliveries, anywhere.

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Pallet Selfie Technology Helps Palletforce Members Win Business & Reduce Costs

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Feb 8, 2021 10:00:06 AM

International express distribution expert Palletforce, a division of EV Cargo, says its Pallet Selfie technology has been a ‘game-changer’ in increasing visibility of freight passing through the SuperHub and is helping its members attract new customers and generate cost reductions.

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