Government plans to roll out a new customs system by March 2023 is “not fit for purpose” and faces “huge challenges” technology specialists are warning. The warning comes as the government announced this week that its Customs Declaration Service (CDS) will become the UK’s single customs platform from 31 March 2023. The move will see HMRC close its legacy Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system on the same day with businesses required to declare all goods through […]
A “game changing” technology which allows electric vehicles to charge their batteries on the move could open the door to long haul electric HGVs.
Two diesel laundering plants capable together of producing more than 15 million litres of illicit fuel a year have been discovered and closed in Co Armagh, Northern Ireland. Officers from HMRC and the Police Service of Northern Ireland found one plant hidden in a shed at a private address in Cullyhanna; while the other was discovered in an unrelated operation next to a private address in Middletown. Three tonnes of toxic waste – a by-product of the laundering process – […]
Logistics and recruitment and distribution company Challenge-trg Group has introduced English lessons for non-native speaking drivers and warehouse staff.