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Transport Union to Celebrate 125 Years Since Inception

Revisiting City Where It All Began

UK – In April 1897 just five railway clerks held a meeting to discuss the possibility of forming a workers union, a gathering which prompted an on looking management spy to report that 'nothing would come of it'.

Thursday, May 5, 2022
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Customers Kept Advised of Shipping Situation in Russia and Belarus

Changes to Banned Supply Lines As Ukraine War Continues

RUSSIA – BELARUS – The situation in Ukraine has left those tasked with logistics in the region with some difficult choices to be made. Whilst the public generally expects services to be withdrawn from regions supporting the war, the position of carriers is nowhere near as straightforward, entrusted as they are with the safe carriage and delivery of goods involved.

Thursday, May 5, 2022
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Appointments and Departures Within the Transport Sectors

Sad News Amongst the Good

UK – The first voyage for Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal newly appointed as Admiral of the Sea Cadet Corps last week after cadets from twelve units around the country piped her arrival on board TS Royalist, the youth charities flagship before she promptly set a course for the Solent.

Friday, April 29, 2022
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The Smaller Logistics Associated Stories of the Week

Some Tit Bits from Around the Industry

UK – Package specialist ParcelHero says new government figures showing 15,005 transport and logistics companies failed in the first quarter of 2022 demonstrate the damage caused by Covid. The number is a 75% jump against the previous year. The company puts the situation down to the change in status post lockdown as less online trading results.

Friday, April 29, 2022
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Yet Another Delay to Post Brexit Border Control Agreements

Covid and Ukraine Blamed for the Seemingly Endless Prevarication

UK – Prevarication seems to be the UK government's middle name when it comes to post Brexit matters with another delay announced as regards border controls, due to begin on 1 July 2022 and now put back until 2023 at least.

Friday, April 29, 2022
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Warning to UK Freight Forwarding Agents to Get Ready for Customs Changes

Training Available to Ensure Compliance as CDS Approaches

UK – Agency Sector Management (ASM) the not for profit, Middlesex based, customs software specialist has been working closely with the British International Freight Association (BIFA) on suitable training modules for freight forwarding agencies as the UK customs procedures are prepared for radical change.

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
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