29/10/2020 / Brexit

Brexit politics round-up 29th October

While Boris Johnson may be feeling some justification for his recent brinkmanship, with the trade talks apparently moving forward again,...
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28/10/2020 / Sea, Supply Chain

Sydney port congestion will take time to clear

Shippers through Sydney have faced significant disruption for several months, due to bad weather, congestion and continuing industrial action by...
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28/10/2020 / Brexit

Brexit Talks Resume

Brexit trade talks restarted last week in London, after both sides promised concessions and are today moving to Brussels, with...
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28/10/2020 / Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

Trans-Pacific demand impacting Europe trade

The large numbers of empty containers stranded in Europe, due to blanked sailings, has led to equipment shortages in Asia,...
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28/10/2020 / Brexit

Does Australia’s experience portend Brexit chaos

In a concerning parallel with post-Brexit customs systems, in 2005 the Australian government pushed through the implementation of an integrated...
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28/10/2020 / Air, Supply Chain

Life imitates the training

Last week the Metro training team ran in-house sessions on the threats posed by cyber-crime and business fraud….how prescient they...
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22/10/2020 / Brexit

Brexit politics round-up, 22nd October

After the bluffs, bravado and deadline dilution, the Brexit trade deal discussions are back on, after Michel Barnier made a...
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21/10/2020 / Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

The perfect storm threatening container haulage is continuing

All parts of the UK have been impacted, including ‘essential’ freight, logistics and supply chain sectors, but the container haulage...
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21/10/2020 / Brexit

Updated Border Operating Model

On the 8th October 2020, the UK Government released a comprehensive update to its Border Operating Model that will be...
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21/10/2020 / Air, Coronavirus

Air Freight Demand Continues to Fly

Further to recent reports of increased demand for air freight from Asia and generally around the Globe we have seen...
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