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NEW E-COMMERCE SCHEME:
WHY YOU CAN’T AFFORD TO IGNORE THE NEW RULES

What’s in your warehouse, who does it belong to and where is it going? If you think none [...]

New E-commerce Scheme: Why you can’t afford to ignore the new rules.

What’s in your warehouse, who does it belong to and where is it going? If you think [...]

RTITB Event to Help Training Providers Comply with New Data Protection Law

With new data protection laws on the horizon, RTITB is hosting an event to help logistics and transport [...]

Vans & taxis:
time to regulate?

HGV and PSV drivers undoubtedly lead the way as highly skilled and professional drivers...but just because you [...]

freight forwarders soon to get updated trading conditions

The new edition of the British International Freight Association's (BIFA) Standard Trading Conditions (STC) will be launched on [...]

Plan ahead to cope with urban charges and lorry bans across the UK

Cities across the UK will start levying prohibitively high charges on older HGVs and vans, for air [...]

EC Mobility Package proposals heap more legislation on road freight

A new long-awaited package of proposals from the European Commission (EC) has potentially huge implications for the [...]

Supply chains & modern slavery

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 made headlines in the UK and generated significant interest worldwide as an [...]

Forklift refresher training: how to stay safe, legal and profitable

Refresher training is a vital part of ensuring site safety but so many companies approach us unsure [...]

The importance of proper weekly rest breaks

The rules on working time and rest breaks in the transport sector are complex and vary from [...]

EU free movement: the case of Austria

Austria’s government has recently raised the prospect of altering employment rules to ensure workers already in the [...]

Theft-prevention tactics

Background Checks. By now, everyone must have an understanding on how necessary background checks are to a supply [...]

Fork Lift Truck Association launches Stolen Truck Database

In order to help the police and to protect the public, the industry’s foremost trade body, the Fork [...]

GSF says news EU pricing rules should be adopted worldwide

New EU pricing rules for shippers that come into force in December should be adopted globally to increase [...]

Pharma Supply Chain community must collaborate and work with regulators to set global standards

Logistics providers must work closely with regulators to ensure the rapidly expanding pharma supply chain runs smoothly and [...]

FSDF Update on Illegal Immigrants Activity at Calais


Whilst the situation at Calais gets increasingly worse, with a reported 6000 immigrants seeking the opportunity to cross [...]

Rhenus UK urges logistics sector to be ‘wage aware’ following French legislation change

Leading freight expert Rhenus UK is urging the logistics industry to be aware of new minimum wage legislation [...]

TT Club warns of fraud issues faced by Customs Brokers

Kate Hollis, Senior Claims Executive at TT Club in Sydney, discusses the risks faced by licenced customs brokers [...]

Cabotage Operations and Recovering Detained Vehicles

Following Britain’s recent vote to leave the European Union, there has unsurprisingly been much debate in the [...]

NEW LEAGUE TABLE OF EU INFRINGEMENTS

A new EU Regulation published on 19 March 2016 has clarified the degrees of seriousness of infringements which [...]

MAJOR CHANGE TO LAW ON DATA PROTECTION

New EU regulations on data protection will have a significant impact on freight forwarders. The rules will change [...]

HOW FREIGHT FORWARDERS CAN MANAGE CONTRACTUAL RISK

The large print giveth and the small print taketh away Bills of ladling can have massive quantities of [...]

Voluntary Environmental Reporting

Larger private and listed companies are required by the Companies Act 2006 to report on greenhouse gas emissions. [...]

Supply chains & modern slavery

The Modern Slavery Act 2015 made headlines in the UK and generated significant interest [...]

Forklift refresher training: how to stay safe, legal and profitable

Refresher training is a vital part of ensuring site safety but so many companies [...]

The importance of proper weekly rest breaks

The rules on working time and rest breaks in the transport sector are complex [...]

EU free movement: the case of Austria

Austria’s government has recently raised the prospect of altering employment rules to ensure workers [...]

Theft-prevention tactics

Background Checks. By now, everyone must have an understanding on how necessary background checks are [...]

Fork Lift Truck Association launches Stolen Truck Database

In order to help the police and to protect the public, the industry’s foremost trade [...]

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