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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.
DP World have confirmed that unexpectedly high container stack levels are causing disruption to terminal service levels, which has resulted in slower productivity and means some vessels are departing early.
Asia is preparing and the Philippines is evacuating ahead of Typhoon Mangkhut, which is the equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane, prompting alerts, with cancelled flights and port disruption expected across east and southeast Asia.
Trade press reports are highlighting increasingly negative service issues, as ports, carriers and hauliers struggle to deal with the fallout from Felixstowe’s disastrous software upgrades.
We are receiving further updates from our colleagues in New Delhi of the strike called by the All India Motor Transport Congress last weekend. The nationwide strike has brought the entire textile industry to a standstill, with many factories having to suspend production in the absence of raw materials. (NOTE: THIS STRIKE HAS ENDED, SEE BELOW)
The port of Felixstowe installed nGen, its new terminal operating system, at the beginning of last week, resulting in severe delays and cancellations from Monday, which are still continuing.