Set for take-off: industry ‘call for action’ to secure a vibrant future for UK air freight

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A landmark ‘call for action’ setting out  11 key recommendations for the UK to facilitate the sustainable growth of its economically-vital air freight industry has been presented to the Government by Aberdeen Standard Investment’s AIPUT fund (Airport Industrial Property Unit Trust) and Logistics UK, the logistics industry business group.   In February 2021 Logistics UK and AIPUT jointly hosted a policy roundtable to discuss the steps that need to be taken by both… Continue reading Set for take-off: industry ‘call for action’ to secure a vibrant future for UK air freight

Freight Association issues advice on Delayed Declaration Scheme

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The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is advising its members to be very careful with any business that they are offered from traders that have taken advantage of HMRC’s Delayed Declaration Scheme, but which have not taken out a CFSP authorisation in their own right and are now trying to find a Customs Agent to… Continue reading Freight Association issues advice on Delayed Declaration Scheme

The Port of Yantian will be temporarily closed due to an outbreak of Coronavirus

The port of Yantian will be temporarily closed due to an outbreak of Coronavirus, the most important port in the South of China will close at 2200hrs on the 25th of May and reopen at 2359hrs on the 27th of May.  The closure, a total of nearly 50 hours which allow the disinfection process to be completed… Continue reading The Port of Yantian will be temporarily closed due to an outbreak of Coronavirus