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Shippers find ways to beat North Europe delays

Shippers from Asia are increasingly considering the potential of southern European ports as intermodal bottlenecks continue to delay container delivery through some of the Northern gateways.

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Felixstowe disruption continues

Although service levels at the terminal have improved, disruption may continue for a further two months.

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Same Same, but different

Service withdrawal, vessel upsizing and additional loops are pinning rates down ahead of the traditional peak season on one trade, while tight capacity is forcing them up on another.

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Felixstowe problems expected to continue

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.

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APL extends Asia express service to Europe

APL’s solution for time-sensitive shipments, will launch on the 1st July from China and ports across Asia.

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MIQ support driver and truck security standards

With MIQ Logistics trailers moving across Europe continuously we strongly support efforts to protect our drivers and customers cargoes, by creating more secure parking places across the continent.

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Emergency surcharges and a rising market

The outlook for container shipping may have suggested a softening market, but the current market is surprisingly volatile, with emergency surcharges imposed from 1st June. Here’s what you need to do to protect your supply chain………

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China’s New Advance Manifest Rules

In further efforts to improve their ability to detect suspicious shipments prior to their physical arrival in China, The General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) has adjusted the advanced manifest rules for import and exports, effective from the 1st June 1, 2018. 

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Retailers’ international plans more selective

Retailers are being more cautious in opening new international stores across the globe, leading to a slowdown in global expansion, according to a new report from the world’s largest commercial property agency.

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The UK’s Customs options

Despite the Home Secretary’s protestations, the government has proposed two options for the UK’s Customs relationship with the European Union post-Brexit.

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