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Dock workers at Liverpool Port have followed Felixstowe and voted for industrial action in a recent ballot.
HMRC have released a new series of ‘CDS how-to guides’ which brokers and forwarders should find useful.
Port workers at the Felixstowe port have set dates for their expected strike, and are planning to walk out for eight days this month.
If you have left testing CDS to the last minute, then that time is NOW. Preparation is essential if you are going to avoid issues.
HMRC have released a number of ‘how-to guides’ which importers should find useful in preparing for the CDS transition.
HMRC have supplied us with their detailed replies to questions raised in the ‘town hall’ webinar they hosted with us recently.
The Government has announced a raft of customs easements to support industry and improve flow at UK borders starting from 1st July.
HMRC have supplied us with the ‘town hall’ slides they used in our joint webinar last week. The slides cover preparations to move to CDS & more.
This week is The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, and the UK has an extended public holiday that the MultiFreight team will be observing.
Multifreight, in conjunction with HMRC, have set up a ‘town hall’ webinar event on Thursday 26th May, 14:30pm – 15:30pm.
It has recently been reported that UK ports are considering legal action against the government.
MultiFreight will be exhibiting at Multimodal again this year, and would be delighted to see you at our ‘Pod’.
Customs GVMS continues to be down, which has been contributing to some confusion and delays at ro-ro ports.
One year on from the blocking of the Suez Canal and another container ship has run aground from the same carrier.
Over the coming weeks MultiFreight will be upgrading over 200 customers to R77 and setting up TDR.
MultiFreight, in conjunction with Vartan Consultancy, held a live CDS webinar on 2nd March, the video version is here.
HMRC has published, or updated, some further CDS guidance, which has been added as links to our CDS resource page.
HMRC has now issued the 2nd version of their GVMS Border Guide, which provides additional detail to the gov.uk guidance.
MultiFreight, in conjunction with Vartan Consultancy, will be holding a live CDS webinar on 2nd March from 10am – for approximately 1 hour.
As of today, the customs country code ‘EU’ has been removed from the UK Trade Tariff and the CHIEF system.
A business case outline for Freeport East has been formally approved by UK government, a major milestone towards fulfilling its vision.
It is almost that time of year again, and after another year of global supply chain trials and tribulations, it is time to bring some festive cheer.
The Port Of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port, has recently handled its 100th million TEU since it opened back in 1966.
The UK government have been making phased changes to the customs process, with the introduction of the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS).
From January, new regulations will apply as we continue to transition away from the EU, the details can be found in the new Border Operating Model.
HMRC is believed to be now cracking down on what has been described as “widespread abuse” of the delayed declaration procedures.
As we enter the last quarter, it is fairly universally agreed is that supply chain delays and shortages will continue into 2022.
UK government has confirmed a number of changes to January’s planned move to Brexit 2, with certain elements now being delayed.
The driver shortage has been impacting logistics for months, especially in container transport. However, it has now become much closer to home.
MultiFreight, in conjunction with Vartan Consultancy, will be holding a live Brexit 2 webinar on 30th September, from 10am, for approx 1 hour.
MultiFreight will be exhibiting at Multimodal this year, after signing up for a ‘Pod’ (Stand B39) in the Freight Forwarder’s Village.
Our old website has served us well over the past few years, but alas, it was time to give it a facelift and bring it up to date using modern applications.
Working with partners, we found a solution for online freight training, in particular a Need To Know Freight Forwarding course.
The vessel ‘Ever Given’, which blocked the Suez Canal for a week, is finally due to arrive at Felixstowe next week, four months after it left Asia.
Due to continued growth and development, we are now recruiting a financial specialist. Details of the position and how to apply for this vacancy can be found within this article.
From January, new regulations will apply as we continue to transition away from the EU, details can be found in the new Border Operating Model.
We have started working on preparation for the upcoming changes in European customs procedures. – the GVMS system being introduced soon.
The government confirmed 8 ports have been awarded ‘freeport’ status, with at least the first expected to be up and running by the end of the year.
The Brexit customs intermediary grant scheme, which has been used previously to fund MultiShed, has now reached its full allocation.