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  • SmartWitness appoints new MD EMEA

    on Jan 12, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on SmartWitness appoints new MD EMEA

    SmartWitness has appointed Fearghal MacGowan as Managing Director of EMEA. In his new role, he will be responsible for the development of the SmartWitness EMEA and to grow the SmartWitness channel engagement strategy of the business

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  • Meadow Foods deploys Descartes’ e-Customs

    on Jan 12, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Meadow Foods deploys Descartes’ e-Customs

    Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, is supporting Meadow Foods, the leading supplier of dairy ingredients and inclusions to the food industry, with preparation for Brexit through deployment of its e-Customs solution

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  • Check your paperwork says FTA Ireland

    on Jan 7, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Check your paperwork says FTA Ireland

    FTA Ireland has warned UK businesses to ensure any goods sent to the Republic of Ireland are accompanied by the correct declarations paperwork or face potential delays on arrival at Dublin and other Irish ports

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  • Coronavirus testing for hauliers to continue following decision by French government

    on Jan 7, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Coronavirus testing for hauliers to continue following decision by French government

    Current testing arrangements for hauliers crossing the Channel – where they must have had a negative coronavirus test within 72 hours of crossing – are set to continue following a decision by the French Government today (Thursday 7 January)

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  • HMRC advises on hauliers on new regulations

    on Jan 7, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on HMRC advises on hauliers on new regulations

    HM Revenue & Customs are advising hauliers heading to Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland from ports in Great Britain, that there are new processes they must follow

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  • Stena Line’s newest ship arrives in Belfast

    on Jan 5, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Stena Line’s newest ship arrives in Belfast

    Stena Line’s newest addition to its fleet, the brand-new Stena Embla has arrived in Belfast. Stena Embla is the third E-Flexer ferry to be commissioned for Stena Line’s Irish Sea routes in the last 12 months, three of the most modern ferries in the world.  Stena Embla will join her sister ship on the popular Belfast – Liverpool route later this month.  Stena Embla has the capacity to carry 1 000 passengers, 120 cars and 3,100 lane metres of freight.  This will provide a significant 20% increase in freight capacity for the route, which is expected to see an increase in demand

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  • Rosslare – Dunkerque ferry route launched

    on Jan 5, 21 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Rosslare – Dunkerque ferry route launched

    When Optima Seaways departed Rosslare Europort for Dunkerque on 2 January, it officially launched DFDS’ new Ireland-France freight ferry route. The route enables exporters and forwarders to keep their transport within the EU and avoid the customs formalities that apply to transport passing via the UK land bridge

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  • Logistics UK welcomes Brexit deal  

    on Dec 25, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK welcomes Brexit deal  

    Business group Logistics UK has reacted with optimism to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) reached between the UK and EU but has cautioned that there is still much to be done to protect the nation’s supply chains, and the economy as a whole

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  • How to be a great HGV driver

    on Dec 18, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on How to be a great HGV driver

    Driving a car doesn’t take much learning. It’s fairly easy once you get started, as evidenced by the vast number of people who can drive cars and the fact that you can start learning – and technically driving on real roads with other drivers – at the age of 17.  However, just because you can drive a car that doesn’t mean you will necessarily be a good HGV driver. HGV drivers are special. There is a lot more training involved and certain personality traits that are required if you’re going to be good at this

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  • DFDS announces ferries for new Ireland – France freight route

    on Dec 18, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on DFDS announces ferries for new Ireland – France freight route

    The ferries Visby, Kerry and Optima Seaways are ready to welcome lorries and their drivers on the new Rosslare – Dunkerque freight route. From 2 January, the route will enable customers to keep their freight transport within the EU and avoid the customs formalities that will apply to transport passing via the

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  • Logistics UK expresses frustration at Kent ban

    on Dec 14, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK expresses frustration at Kent ban

    The Department for Transport and Kent County Council is set to  temporarily ban lorry drivers from taking all rest periods other than the 45 minutes break in seven Kent boroughs

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  • FTA Ireland calls for effective contingency planning

    on Dec 14, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on FTA Ireland calls for effective contingency planning

    FTA Ireland is calling effective is calling for effective contingency planning at Ireland’s biggest port

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