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13/01/2022 / Brexit, Customs, EU, Supply Chain

Ports under post-Brexit pressure

The 1st January 2022 changes to UK border policies, with the imposition of customs declaration for imports from the EU,...
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13/01/2022 / Air, Supply Chain

Airline terminal handling and storage pricing strategy wrong

Ground handling of air freight cargo is a critical element in the time-sensitive mode, which has a profound impact on...
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13/01/2022 / Metro, Supply Chain

British businesses investing in 2022

According to research carried out by consultancy Deloitte, the UK’s top firms will massively increase capital spending in the next...
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13/01/2022 / China, Sea, Supply Chain

COVID outbreak impacts Ningbo port

The suspension of trucking services in several parts of China’s Zhejiang province, followed a COVID outbreak just over a week...
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13/01/2022 / Environment, Metro, Supply Chain, Technology

Metro deliver on ECO promise

Having conceived, created and launched the MVT Eco module in 2021 - to monitor the CO2 equivalent emissions, of each...
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13/01/2022 / EU, Road, Supply Chain

UK government funds 11,000 new HGV drivers

HGV driver numbers have shrunk by a quarter since 2019, creating a supply chain crisis that has accelerated post-Brexit, with...
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21/12/2021 / Air, Brexit, China, EU, Metro, Road, Sea, Sea/Air, Supply Chain

2021; a year of supply chain challenges

All around the world, companies have been impacted by supply chain challenges in 2021. With the pandemic’s disruption exacerbated by...
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16/12/2021 / Metro, Supply Chain

Critical Christmas considerations

Current supply chain stresses and Christmas holiday dates are combining to create specific festive challenges, that may impact your supply...
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16/12/2021 / Air, Rail, Sea, Sea/Air, Supply Chain

Freight market report – December 2021

With supply chains battling through overwhelmed transport systems, material shortages, and infrastructure disruptions for close on two years, we asked...
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09/12/2021 / Coronavirus, Supply Chain

Supply chains face Omicron challenge both in UK and globally…

The Omicron variant is likely to be another test of supply chain resilience and could pose a threat to global...
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