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Beware the Incorrect email Address is the Warning from Transport Insurers

Lack of Attention Can Cost Tens of Thousands

WORLDWIDE – There can be few experienced staff in virtually any industry who are not aware of the dangers of cyber fraud, particularly the simple tactic of using a false email address. However the latest case illustrated by specialist shipping insurer's shows the damage which can occur even if just a simple mistake is made.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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Freight Forwarders Have Fingers Crossed as Nominations for BIFA Awards Open

Hope for a Real Live Event Prompts Call for Candidates

UK – It has been a tough past eighteen months or so for many and, with the double whammy of the pandemic and Brexit, not least for the freight forwarders. So it is certain that many in that community will be positively slavering at the potential opportunity to network with old friends and sit down to a meal in convivial surroundings, both trademarks of the annual British International Freight Association (BIFA) Freight Service Awards.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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Spanish Port Claims Recovery of Shipping is Well Underway as Export TEU Figures Rise

Indicators Show Steady Climb Back to Normality

SPAIN – Valenciaport shifted more than 100,000 export containers in May, a figure that represents an increase of 50% compared to last year, and 12.26% compared to 2019, a year not affected by the virus. Export TEUs have grown with respect to 2019 both in the monthly and accumulated (January-May) by 14.34% and in the year-on-year by 11.73%.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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Freight Forwarding Community Warned of the Concerns When Belarus is Involved

Bans and Sanctions Will Raise Costs and Damage capacity

BELARUS – WORLDWIDE – The disgraceful incident in which a journalist, Raman Pratasevich, was seized by the Belarusian authorities last month has led to the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) warning freight forwarders of the ramifications for the cargo community.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
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A Whole Bunch of Shipping and Logistics Information in a Nutshell

Some Stories Which May Have Escaped Your Attention This Week

UK – FRANCE – With one hand the pandemic gives and the other it takes away. Whilst the traffic levels through the Channel Tunnel for passenger vehicles were up against the first lockdowns in spring 2020, reaching 45,841 in May, this was still unsurprisingly a huge slump against earlier years. Le Shuttle Freight however transported 112,772 trucks, an increase of 25% compared to May 2020.

Friday, June 11, 2021
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