The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is offering free online customs procedures training for members of its Young Forwarder Network (YFN). The training session, on Wednesday 8 July, will be focused around customs procedure codes and will be available exclusively to members of the YFN. BIFA launched the YFN last year to create regional networking groups and help develop the talent and skills of younger members. So far six regional groups have been launched and over 20 networking events held, […]
More than 100 fines in 48 hours were issued to HGV drivers attempting to jump the queues on the M20 amid traffic chaos at the Port of Dover and Eurotunnel.
New EU drivers’ hours and tachograph rules are being introduced on 20 August, including a requirement for drivers to ‘return home’ every four weeks.
Advanced Supply Chain plans to begin a freight forwarding operation serving China, which it hopes will open up the country for British businesses. The new plans will extend its existing relationship with Chinese logistics provider Sinotrans and provide import and export at the Pinhu Logistics Centre in Shenzhen, South China, which is operated by Sinotrans. The service, due to begin in 2014, will also offer transport to and from Hong Kong, as the warehouse is close to the Huanggang Port. […]