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No-deal Brexit risks creating London-Dover traffic jam - freight company DSV  Reuters

A no-deal Brexit could lead to tailbacks stretching the 80 miles (130 km) from London to the port of Dover as lorries face extra customs checks, the head of ...


Freight delays loom if government shutdown goes long-term  FreightWaves

Freight clearance at border crossing at ports could be susceptible to backups and delays if Washington lawmakers are unable to resolve the funding crisis ...


New customs declaration could make bad Brexit worse for pharma manufacturers  EPM Magazine

Disruption for pharmaceutical manufacturers could be intensified by delays in introducing the UK's new system for managing customs declarations, a logistics ...


Facial recognition could speed freight journey across Canadian border  FreightWaves

If a project currently in development proves as successful as backers hope, the time it takes to move freight across the U.S.-Canadian border could be cut in half.


Timing of new customs declaration system could cause Brexit issues  Oilfield Technology

An oil and gas sector logistics expert has said disruption for the industry's EU traders following any no-deal Brexit will be intensified by delays in introducing the ...


Customs busts freight container racket at CFS  Times of India

CHENNAI: Customs officials in Chennai are discovering that seizing containers with smuggled goods is easier than retaining custody of them.


Freight and Road Haulage Groups Speak on New Customs and Permit Arrangements as Brexit Reality Dawns  The Handy Shipping Guide

UK – A lot to cover as in the past few days there have been several important developments in the quest to settle how Brexit will actually affect the freight and ...


Poland upgrades border facilities to handle Eurasian freight boom  Railway Gazette International

EUROPE: Polish infrastructure manager PKP PLK has called tenders for the design of a planned upgrade of freight facilities at Terespol, on the Polish...


Roadrunner Intermodal Services Awarded 2018 New Carrier of the Year by CH Robinson  PRNewswire

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Roadrunner Intermodal Services is proud to announce that it has been named 2018 New Carrier of the ...


Brexit & cross-border trade challenges: The view from the road / runway / port  Lexology

As the legal and regulatory challenges of a "no deal" Brexit start to crystallise, the in-house legal specialist is doubtless busy answering questions…


Customs splitting 'sheep from goats' in courier industry  Bahamas Tribune

CUSTOMS' roll-out of its new electronic platform has exposed several “rogue operators” in the courier sector, its top official saying: “The time has come to ...


United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) - Veteran Air Cargo Exec Appointed To FreightWaves Market Expert, Air Cargo  Benzinga

Jesse Cohen, aircargo industry veteran has joined the FreightWaves team as Market Expert, Air Cargo. Prior to joining FreightWaves, Cohen has been an ...


Saudi Customs Pilots Shipment Tracking on the Blockchain  newsBTC

According to a report in RTT News, Saudi Customs is currently currently experimenting with tracking shipments on the blockchain. The project will link the Saudi ...


Federal Government Shutdown Trade: Minimal cargo risk from US government shutdown  JOC.com

Delays may occur if paperwork is flagged by a federal agency in which their staffers are furloughed.[caption caption="Although it hasn't happened yet, ...


Brexit deal voted down, casting doubt on future of trade  FreightWaves

A humiliating defeat in Parliament on the Government's European Union withdrawal deal has left the European freight industry in chaos as the road ahead is ...


Descartes MacroPoint™ Real-time Freight Visibility Solution Helps Enhance Customer Service for Steelcase  Nasdaq

WATERLOO, Ontario, Jan. 15, 2019-- Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that.


Brexit: Could leaving with no deal cause traffic jams?  BBC News

As the March deadline for leaving the European Union approaches, councils and other local organisations are drawing up contingency plans to be put in place ...


Freight forwarder cleared of shipping fakes, Courts & Crime News & Top Stories  The Straits Times

Luxury brands Burberry and Louis Vuitton have failed in their attempt to hold a freight forwarder liable for trans-shipping fakes in two 40-foot containers from ...


Race against time for Theresa May  Accountancy Age

Last night, Theresa May was dealt what could be the fatal blow as parliament decided against her negotiated Withdrawal Agreement.


The Institute of Export and International Trade  Institute of Export & International Trade

Introduction and Experience. Dr. Liz Mason is the Chief Examiner for the Institute of Export and International Trade (IOE&IT). The role of the Chief examiner is to ...


Freight forwarders urge govt to intervene, put stop to containers deposit practice  The Edge Markets MY

KLANG (Dec 20): The less regulated logistics sector, particularly the freight forwarding business, has resulted in international shipping companies imposing ...


Live bombs, war scrap lying in container depots  Times of India

India News: At least 469 containers of hazardous waste, including live bombs, war material scrap and dangerous chemical waste, have been found at inland ...


SEKO announces acquisition of GoodShip International  Logistics Management

Chicago-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider SEKO Logistics recently announced it made an intra-city acquisition, with the purchase of GoodShip ...


Traders await Brexit vote as another resignation rocks UK Government  FreightWaves

Another member of Prime Minister Theresa May's government has resigned as Britain awaits the outcome of the meaningful vote which is due to take place ...


Companies cry out for Brexit clarity, warn on no-deal  Reuters

Furious companies facing weeks more uncertainty over an ever closer Brexit lashed out at politicians on Wednesday, and warned of chaos at ports and ...


'Operation Brock' plans to keep freight moving at Dover if there is no Brexit deal  The Loadstar

Planning is underway to tackle expected chaos on UK highways in the event of a no-deal Brexit, with roads leading to the Port of Dover in Kent expected to bear ...


National Single Window 'Pirated' - Freight Forwarders Alleges  Modern Ghana

It is emerging that the controversial National Single Window, christened UNI-PASS was allegedly pirated to be sold to the Government of Ghana under the guise.


Germany: Hundreds of flights canceled at Frankfurt ahead of strike  DW (English)

Hundreds of flights going in and out of Frankfurt Airport on Tuesday have already been canceled, airlines said Monday ahead of a security workers' strike.


Expediting customs clearance - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

E-governance will improve the collection of international trade data and, most importantly, virtually abolish physical contact between businesspeople and ...


New Cargo Management System to Process a Million Tonnes of Air Freight  The Handy Shipping Guide

LUXEMBOURG – Hermes Logistics Technologies (HLT) has successfully completed the first phase of the implementation of its Hermes 5 (H5) Cargo ...


One of DFW's largest private companies hires new CTO  Dallas Business Journal

Transplace hired Jim French as chief technology officer, bringing over a veteran from MoneyGram, Sabre and American Airlines.


No-Deal Brexit Planner's Reassuring Take On How Prepared UK Is For Leaving EU  LBC

This expert gave a fascinating in-depth guide to the UK's readiness for a no-deal Brexit - and he admitted he was more confident than most people.


Rapid-fire pitch: KPMG  FreightWaves

KPMG managing director Yatish Desai and audit partner Ryan McCarthy presented a blockchain solution seeking to add transparency and visibility in the ...


Annual Dunkirk Conference Shows Growth in Freight Overall During 2018  The Handy Shipping Guide

FRANCE – UK – WORLDWIDE – This week the Port of Dunkirk held its annual Conference which gives an opportunity to gauge not only how the port has ...


Bold reform within customs and excise administration - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

Customs and excise offices are not popular institutions in many countries as they are deemed to be notoriously corrupt. Even the Bible negatively perceives ...


Why Customs rejected the N153m bribe — Maritime source  Vanguard

MORE controversies seem to be brewing around the alleged N150 million bribe offer said to have been rejected by some officers of the Nigerian Customs ...


24/7 Customs clearance at Dunkerque  Freightweek

DUNKERQUE: December 17, 2018. Dunkerque-Port is now authorised to conduct customs clearance on a 24/7 basis. The change followed authorisation from ...


CSX Corporation (NYSE:CSX), Norfolk Souther Corporation (NYSE:NSC) - Intermodal Rail Taking Growing Share Of Containers Out Of NY-NJ Ports  Benzinga

Intermodal rail is taking a growing share of container traffic coming out of the largest U.S. East Coast port as more heavy freight moves across the docks ...


Freight Boss: We Won't Be Able To Cope With A No-Deal Brexit  LBC

The chairman of a major British freight company has told LBC that they won't be able to cope if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.


Truck drivers express worries over no-deal Brexit  RTE.ie

Irish hauliers are deeply concerned that a no-deal or hard Brexit will lead to unworkable delays at UK ports. They are already delivering huge quantities of ...


Transit freight via Belarus up by 20% in January-November  Belarus News (BelTA)

MINSK, 26 December (BelTA) – The volume of freight transported via Belarus rose by 20% in January-November 2018, BelTA learned from the State Customs ...


Canadian Border & Facial Recognition  Go By Truck News

The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection are currently developing a facial recognition technology to ...


UK forwarders welcome funding for Brexit customs declaration training  Air Cargo News

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has welcomed the recent news of an £8m government funding scheme for customs...


Project Fear Sunk: 'No Delays' to Freight Transport in No Deal Brexit, Says Calais Port Chief  Breitbart

Calais chief Jean-Marc Puissesseau has dismantled scare stories that the UK will have to reroute freight in the event of a no-deal Brexit.


Brexit Negotiations: Post-Brexit supply chain turmoil fears build  JOC.com

With little over two months to go, there is still no sign of a deal between the United Kingdom and European Union.


K+N warns of chaos risk with a "disorderly Brexit"  Air Cargo News

Kuehne + Nagel International (K+NI) has warned that a “disorderly Brexit is the worst solution” and will impose “massive restrictions on the exchange of goods ...


Amaechi, Bello, Iheanacho to attend League Lecture, Awards  Vanguard

The League of Maritime Editors and Publishers (LOMEP) are set to hold its 20th Anniversary Lecture, Awards and inauguration of Patrons and Executives on ...


UK preps emergency supply chain as Brexit nears 'cliff-edge scenario'  Supply Chain Dive

The U.K. awarded three freight contracts worth £108 million ($135.9 million) to help ease congestion on the English Channel in the case of a no-deal Brexit, ...


Ethio-port Logistics Solutions (EPLS)  2merkato - Ethiopian Business Portal

Ethio-port Logistics Solutions (EPLS) is a company that is established and registered in Ethiopia, with a purpose of providing logistics support, provision, ...


Brexit News: Brexit supply chains shift to crisis mode  JOC.com

Trade tariffs with Europe, finding huge numbers of qualified customs officers for cargo inspections at border crossings, and averting inventory shortages are ...


China's tariff moves divide opinions of policy-watchers  FreightWaves

China's Christmas announcement that it would introduce a round of tariff reductions on Chinese imports and exports has caused a stir in the community of China ...


Dublin Port site for storing seized contraband may be used for Brexit checks  The Irish Times

The Government has said it is looking to build offices for an additional 144 staff that will be required within Dublin Port.


U of M repurposes former library into first phase of research park  The Daily Memphian

Located in the city's first library branch – the former Cossitt Library on Highland Street – the first phase of the University of Memphis' research park blends the ...


2019 Trade Update: Compliance issues in focus  Logistics Management

Shippers who are current on the global trade landscape are assets to their *service* partners and clients. Our global trade expert provides us with a review of three ...


Trump’s trade war tariffs send firms to Hong Kong for a legal loophole  South China Morning Post

There were a few worried faces on the 23rd floor of a skyscraper in the business hub of Hong Kong's Taikoo Place last Wednesday afternoon. One of the most ...


Kansas Rail Company Breaks Up a Bottleneck at the U.S.-Mexico Border  SupplyChainBrain

In partnership with U.S. and Mexican Customs, the Union Pacific and rail unions, Kansas City Southern launches a United Cargo Processing Facility to speed up ...


No-Deal Brexit Threatens Trucking Shipments Across English Channel  NPR

For decades, transporting goods across the channel was relatively easy. The United Kingdom's membership in the European Union meant there were no ...


China Trade: South China targets rival hub's LCL cargo  JOC.com

Shenzhen Customs has opened a consolidation center at the port of Shekou aimed at attracting less-than-containerload (LCL) *service* providers and ...


Beijing Yatu international logistics co ltd / Freight Forwarders in China  Freightnet

Beijing Yatu international logistics co ltd are Freight Forwarders based in China, shunyi qu. You can contact Beijing Yatu international logistics co ltd by selecting ...


Brexit: Could Channel Ports cope with no deal?  BBC News

The transport secretary expects no disruption at Dover under any circumstances. What if he is being over-optimistic?


Government Ridiculed Over RoRo Freight Investment in Company with Neither Ships nor Experience  The Handy Shipping Guide

UK – Unsurprisingly the government, already berated daily over the Brexit controversy, has come under fire once more after pronouncing the latest idea to ease ...


Transplace Hires Jim French as Chief Technology Officer  Business Wire

Logistics company Transplace names Jim French as chief technology officer (CTO) to oversee company's IT infrastructure and solution development.


Customs intercepts smuggled edible oil on Yutong Bus  BusinessGhana

THE Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) last Thursday, December 20, 2018, intercepted 459...


Freight forwarders tackle Customs over multiple checks in cargo clearance  Vanguard

There is a growing agitation among freight forwarders plying their trade at the Lagos ports over what they described as the proliferation of Customs units which ...


Werner Enterprises to Participate in the Stifel Transportation and Logistics Conference  Nasdaq

OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 15, 2019-- Werner Enterprises, Inc., one of the nation's largest transportation and logistics companies, announced that Derek J..


Fedex Corp (NYSE:FDX) Institutional Investors 2018 Q3 Sentiment | Thorold News  Thorold News

Fedex Corp (NYSE:FDX) institutional sentiment increased to 1.29 in 2018 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 1.11 in 2018Q2. The ratio is positive, as 523 funds increased or ...


Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ:CLNE), Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) - Today's Pickup: Port Operator Secures $1 Per Gallon Natural Gas Deal For New Trucks  Benzinga

Good day,. Overseas Freight has tapped into Prop 1B funding to secure five Kenworth T680 trucks with near-zero emissions Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) ISX 12N ...


Suspected cloning of National Single Window raises concerns  GhanaWeb

Investigators are probing what is suspected to be the plagiarising of the National Single Window software used by the government of Ghana at the country's ...


Tackling temperature excursions  PharmaTimes

Saddam Huq, global QA senior manager, Distribution & Cold Chain, at GlaxoSmithKline, speaks to PharmaTimes about temperature excursions and managing ...


Logistics Manager Magazine  Logistics Manager

The British International Freight Association has welcomed news of an £8 million government funding scheme to support customs intermediaries and traders ...


Saratoga Research & Investment Management Sells 28,742 Shares of Expeditors International of Washington (EXPD)  Fairfield Current

Saratoga Research & Investment Management cut its position in Expeditors International of Washington (NASDAQ:EXPD) by 6.4% during the 4th quarter, ...


SmartFreight opens UK office  SHD Logistics

SmartFreight has been busy recruiting the best local talent to its Stockport office, building up a strong team as part of an exciting UK growth strategy.


Concerns grow over Seaborne Freight contract  Transport Network

The chorus of concerns over the Government's £13.8m contract with Seaborne Freight Ltd has increased as more information comes to light on its potential role, ...


EU crackdown on malpractice won't stop China-Europe cargo trains  Global Times

Customs-clearance issues involving some cargo carried by China-Europe express trains, also known as China Railway Express, signal the need for reforms that ...


Forward Air (FWRD) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research  Fairfield Current

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Forward Air (NASDAQ:FWRD) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report issued on Monday morning.


Roll-out of new UK customs declaration system too slow as Brexit looms  The Loadstar

UK freight industry sources are becoming increasingly anxious that roll-out of the country's recently introduced Customs Declaration System (CDS) is not quick ...


New Zealand opens GI nominations, INTA 2019 president, and Netflix CYOA dispute: news digest  Lexology

Every Tuesday and Friday, WTR presents a round-up of news, developments and insights from across the trademark sphere. In our latest edition, we look…


Freight Forwarding/Customs Brokerage  SupplyChainBrain

SupplyChainBrain *Content* on Freight Forwarding/Customs Brokerage.


Brexit: Manston Airport to host lorry park trial  BBC News

Plans to tackle post-Brexit traffic queues by holding lorries in a disused Kent airport will be tested on Monday, it has been revealed. More than 100 HGVs will ...


Freight forwarders, Customs trade words over delays in fast-track clearance  Vanguard

Stakeholders in the maritime industry have lamented the delays in the fast track process for clearance of raw materials and other items meant for the ...


Freight forwarders, Customs trade words over fast track clearance  Vanguard

Stakeholders in the maritime industry have lamented the delays in the fast track window for clearance of raw materials and other items meant for the ...


Helping startups succeed: Tips on choosing the right freight forwarder  American Journal of Transportation

By David Goldberg, CEO for DHL Global Forwarding, US. Did you know that according to recent statistics published by Forbes, 9 out of 10 startups will ...


Use 'customs to customs' approach, CTN not needed - Freight forwarders  GhanaWeb

The President of Ghana Institute of Freight Forwarders (GIFF), Kwabena Ofosu Appiah has admonished the Ghana Revenue Authority to stop the ...


£8 million funding scheme for customs intermediaries and traders open  GOV.UK

Customs intermediaries and traders completing customs declarations can now apply for grants to support training and IT under a £8 million investment from ...


Freight Forwarders in South Africa, 2018 - Lucrative Opportunities from Transport-Related Infrastructure Projects - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

The "Freight Forwarders in South Africa 2018" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report focuses on the freight forwarding and ...


Airfreight Forwarders Guide  Inbound Logistics

These airfreight partners can help you fashion transportation operations that make your company a model of efficiency.


UK forwarders, training for a new Customs system and waiting for Brexit clarity  Air Cargo News

UK freight forwarders are preparing for the introduction of a new Customs Declaration System (CDS) which is due to go fully live in January...


CRFFN, Customs at cross purposes over foreign dominance of freight forwarding business  Vanguard

By Godfrey Bivbere WHILE the freight forwarders in the country are groaning over foreign domination, but the Council for the Regulation of Freight forwarding in ...


DHL launches one stop platform: Customs Connection ǀ Air Cargo News  Air Cargo News

DHL Global Forwarding has launched a new one-stop shop platform for its US clients moving goods internationally. Customs Connection replaces the...


Jamaica Customs Agency introduces 'Express Cargo Clearance Process'  Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Customs Agency (JCA) says effective Monday, it will be introducing its Express Cargo Clearance Procedure (ECCP) for ...


WiseTech continues acquisition spree with takeover of Swedish customs tech vendor  DC Velocity

Australian company will add CargoIT to its global logistics platform, CargoWise One.


HM Treasury and HMRC invest in customs training and automation  GOV.UK

HM Treasury and HMRC have designed a package of measures, including an investment of £8 million, to support the intermediaries sector ahead of March ...


Launch of the Customs Declaration Service begins  GOV.UK

HMRC has successfully implemented the first software release for its new Customs Declaration *Service* (CDS).


Expeditors International: Overvalued, But Trade Wars May Provide A Buying Opportunity  Seeking Alpha

Expeditors International of Washington is a growing company focused on freight forwarding and customs brokerage services. The company has paid an ...


The Latest: Macron tells Britain "good luck" with Brexit  KSL.com

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):. 10:15 p.m.. French President Emmanuel Macron is casting doubt on ...


Britain's Luxury Carmakers Prepare for Worst as Brexit Looms  BloombergQuint

Aston Martin and Bentley Motors saw this crash coming -- but it's still going to sting.Speaking onstage at a conference in Detroit before and after the British ...


International Freight Forwarding Specialist Apprenticeship  Institute of Export & International Trade

At the beginning of the programme, apprentices will also be given one of three pathways to reflect the focus of their employer's operations. These are: air freight ...


WiseTech Global adds Datafreight to its portfolio of acquisitions  Air Cargo News

WiseTech Global has continued its worldwide buying spree with the acquisition of LSI Sigma Software (DataFreight), a leading provider of customs, freight ...


Railway Customs Areas proposed to handle Brexit border requirements  Railway Gazette International

UK: The relative reliability and security of rail freight and the availability of spare capacity through the Channel Tunnel could provide shippers...


2018 Top Freight Brokerage Firms  Transport Topics Online

Top freight brokerage firms are ranked based on net revenue and include a description of the types of freight handled, plus the number of loads or shipments, ...


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