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Is short-sea the solution

Short-sea services can offer cost savings of up to 50%, for those willing to accept much longer transit times. But is transferring short-sea volumes to containers a way of avoiding any future Dover congestion, or is just making a bigger problem elsewhere.

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Six month Brexit duty payments delay

Our experts have been meeting with HMRC and examining the latest government announcements on no-deal Brexit processes to define how your EU imports and exports will operate post Brexit.

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With just 10 days to go; prepare for a no-deal Brexit

With just 11 days left until the Brexit deadline, the Prime Minster’s hopes of a third attempt to get her deal through parliament may have been dealt a fatal blow by the speaker, which means that forwarders, carriers and shippers need to prepare swiftly for the worst-case scenario and a no-deal Brexit.

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No-deal Brexit tariff published

Tariffs will be removed from 87% of imports, while some imports including selected foodstuffs and cars will go up, the government announced yesterday.

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83% of business not ready for Brexit

A new government report makes the disturbing pronouncement that, despite dire warnings that importers should prepare for Brexit, only 17% of companies which should have registered for an Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) registration number, have actually done so, threatening chaos at ports and airports.

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UK doesn’t have the right (or enough) pallets for the EU

The Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is due to hold emergency talks with industry leaders on Tuesday after discovering that the UK doesn’t have enough pallets to continue exporting goods to the European Union if it leaves without a deal in three weeks.

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Freight bodies welcome new Brexit security waiver

The government has announced a six-month phasing in of pre-arrival forms, known as Entry Summary Declarations, for goods imported from the EU in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit.

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Brexit threat to free trade agreements

The EU and Japan’s new free trade agreement came into force at the start of February, reducing duty on most goods to Japan, however, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the UK will be automatically excluded from this agreement and other EU FTA’s.

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HMRC outline no-deal Brexit actions

Over 145,000 business around the UK, that trade with the EU, are receiving letters today from HMRC detailing the actions they need to take to be ready for no-deal Brexit on 29th March 2019.

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Prepare for no-deal Brexit, experts advise

Brexit is potentially the biggest issue to face our clients in decades, which is why we have been running our ‘Knowing Brexit’ seminars and produced a guide to preparing for Brexit. The latest seminar took place at Le Meridien on the Strand Yesterday and has been reported in The Loadstar as below…….

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