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Companies re-evaluate their UK-EU logistics configurations

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Feb 1, 2021 11:47:40 AM

After struggling since 1 January with new post-Brexit transition border processes that have led to increased delays, paperwork, and costs, traders are expected to further review their supply chains as they move beyond the initial firefighting mode.

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Retailers could burn goods stuck in EU-UK limbo

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Jan 25, 2021 11:16:43 AM

New customs arrangements and rules of origin complications since 1 January mean it is now often cheaper for traders and customers to write off the cost of returned goods, reports highlight.

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Brexit Bulletin:  Important information on the Northern Ireland Trader Support Service

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Jan 8, 2021 10:59:56 AM

Trader Support Service

On 21 December 2020 the Trader Support Service (TSS) process was finally clarified by HM Government for shipments GB to Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021.

The TSS service enables traders to ship to Northern Ireland ONLY if they have registered online.

This registration means that all imports to Northern Ireland can be customs/ safety & security declared by shippers in a simplified way; then administered by our partners to enable deliveries to continue.

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UK pallet networks helps the nation “Stay at Home”

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Dec 7, 2020 10:55:34 AM

As the nation stayed at home, pallet networks kept homes supplied with the most popular products during lockdown.

Paul Sanders, Chairman of the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) comments on its members’ response to rises in home deliveries during the Covid-19 pandemic:

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Birmingham Central Foodbank Dontation

Posted by Chambers and Cook on Nov 25, 2020 1:37:59 PM

We are proud to announce that we have started a partnership with Birmingham Central Foodbank, who are part of the Trussell Trust Network.

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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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