Global warming is no longer the future – it affects us already today: floods in Germany, intense heat waves in Italy, a snowstorm in Poland. These and other natural disasters can directly affect cargo deliveries from one point to another, so the question arises – could the climate become the weak link in a supply chain?
Accidents on the roads happen every day and their causes are mixed – oversight, weather conditions, road infrastructure and the list goes on. When it comes to truck drivers, one of the most common causes of accidents is when another car enters truck driver's blind spot.
Since early 2020, the agenda of global economy is dictated by Covid-19 pandemic. Initially the impact of virus on the global processes was hard to predict, because due to Ebola virus that was discovered some years ago everybody hoped it to be a short-lived impediment. Initially economy followed its normal path, however, as the virus kept on spreading, many businesses worldwide pushed the stop button. It happened very quickly, therefore many companies and employers were subject to risk.
SIA Vervo received from the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs an explanatory material on crossing the border of the United Kingdom after the accession of Brexit, from 1 January 2021. This time, the Dutch ports and the digital system Portbase (https://www.portbase.com/en/) are involved. Like the French Smart Border, this solution for faster traffic flow is based on electronic, predictable, completed and submitted customs formalities.
As we know, on 31 January 2020, the United Kingdom withdraws from the European Union, which will affect trade between countries. There is a transitional period until 31 December, so from 1 January 2021, the rules and procedures in the field of customs and taxation will change.
The GEFCO Group, a global player in industrial logistics and the European leader in automotive logistics, welcomes its full container loaded train to France coming from China after a 11,000-km journey. The train transported 40ft containers from Wuhan, China, to Dourges, North of France, for its client PSA, in less than 3 weeks.
Norway has become the first country to become a Contracting State to a key compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious substances (HNS) by ship.
British Freight Transport Association (FTA) says that truck platooning could save cost, congestion and carbon says the Freight Transport Association, members of which operate more than 200,000 trucks on Britain’s roads. The announcement of £8.1 million to fund a trial of platooning will do what is needed to test if such a system is ready for use and can deliver the benefits it promises.
Photo taken on June 2, 2018 shows a China Railway (CR) Express cargo train leaving for Minsk from Shijiazhuang, north China's Hebei Province.
Munich hosted the largest logistics fair in the world with new record values from June 4 to 7, 2019. The top topics were the trade war between the USA and China and the shortage of drivers, but the New Silk Road was clearly noticeable at the same time and great hopes were pinned on artificial intelligence in many areas.
Austrian Post will deliver parcels sent by DHL customers to Austria under a new agreement signed with Deutsche Post DHL Group.
Led by Kaspars Ozoliņš, Under-Secretary of State in the Latvian Ministry of Transport, a delegation of leading transport and logistics companies in Latvia visited the ports of Hamburg and Lübeck last week.
European Association for Forwarding, Transport, Logistics and Customs Services (CLECAT) responds with mixed feelings to the publication of the long-anticipated proposals of the European Commission targeting the road transport sector.
The European Commission decided to refer Denmark and Finland to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to properly apply the “cabotage” rules, as laid down in the Regulation (EC) 1072/2009 on access to the international road haulage market.
Tigers has launched SmartHub:Connect, the world’s first combined freight, e-commerce and logistics portal, a cloud-based platform providing visibility across the supply chain.
I recently transplanted from New York City to San Francisco, and the most intimidating part of moving cross-country was figuring out how to get my stuff here.
You have tax and customs responsibilities when you move your personal belongings to the UK from abroad.
The mobility is associated with frequent travels, and travels are related to the forwarding of personal belongings too.