Beyond Brexit: Preparing the freight market for 2021

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Oct 13, 2020 11:26:14 AM

Lloyd’s Loading List, in association with Lloyd’s List and the Institute of Export and International Trade, will hold a webinar on 28 October to discuss what freight businesses should be doing to prepare themselves for the end of the UK’s transition period from the European Union (EU) and the new trading environment that will emerge from 1 January. 

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Palletforce Launches Brexit Taskforce To Support Members

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Oct 1, 2020 2:12:43 PM

EV Cargo company Palletforce has launched a dedicated Brexit Taskforce to support its members and help their customers prepare for Britain’s imminent departure from the EU.

The network will use its own extensive knowledge of international shipping and customs formalities, combined with the specialised expertise of EV Cargo divisions, to address last-minute concerns as the December 31 deadline rapidly approaches.

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Freight Forwarders Express Reservations On Brexit Preparedness

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Sep 16, 2020 11:26:10 AM

Survey finds Government announcements, publications and information is insufficient and needs to be more accurate and clearer.

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Pallet network sector report shows strong response to COVID

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Sep 3, 2020 9:35:11 AM

The Association of Pallet Network (APN) has released sector statistics for the first six months of 2020, including key insights into freight movements during lockdown. Key figures include:

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Member Support Sees Palletforce Set Record Volumes

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Aug 19, 2020 10:37:20 AM

EV Cargo’s Palletforce, the leading international express distribution network, has just set new weekly and daily records for network volumes after successfully implementing a range of measures and member support to protect and grow its business amidst the COVID-19 challenges.

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UK Government publishes post-Brexit border operating model - Chambers and Cook

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Jul 23, 2020 12:00:00 AM

On the 14th July the Government issued its long awaited Border Operating Model.

This document gives an overview of the main import and export requirements and processes to needed to move goods between the UK and EU from the 1st January 2020. 

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Warehousing space at record levels in second quarter - Chambers and Cook

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Jul 3, 2020 12:11:00 PM

According to the latest data released by international real estate advisor, CBRE, the UK logistics market has recorded the highest quarterly take-up figures on record for the second quarter of 2020, with a total of 12.78 million sq ft being taken up compared to 7.83 million sq ft in the second quarter of 2019.

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European road freight capacity dips after all-time highs

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Jun 24, 2020 12:14:00 PM

On 18 June, CLECAT joined the webinar by Transporeon on road transport market developments. According to Transporeon, European available road freight capacity on the spot market hit record levels in April and May to the backdrop of COVID-19, although the current month has brought some relief in the supply-demand imbalance.

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TAPA warns of a significant spike in cargo thefts as criminals get back to 'business as usual' - Chambers and Cook

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Jun 3, 2020 12:16:00 PM

Manufacturers and logistics service providers must be prepared to protect their supply chains from a projected significant spike in cargo thefts as coronavirus lockdowns begin to be lifted across the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) has warned.

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How the Chinese New Year will Affect Your Business - Chambers and Cook

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Jan 24, 2020 12:00:00 AM

The Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival, marks a significant annual celebration for Chinese people. Spring Festival is the largest and most prominent holiday for the people of China and provides a special time to reunite with loved ones and catch up with old friends, many of whom workers have not seen for an entire year. So, as you can imagine, this event is looked forward to for months on the run-up to the celebration.

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