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Emirates uses technology to increase Kabul cargo capacity

Emirates Flight Operations has developed a navigation technique that allows the Middle East-based airline to carry additional bellyhold cargo into…

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Baxter Freight achieves AEO Status

Nottingham, UK-headquartered forwarder Baxter Freight has been granted Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). The…

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FTA responds to HMRC’s declaration on post-Brexit waivers

The UK’s Freight Trade Association (FTA) moved quickly today (February 19) to issue a statement in response to a declaration…

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DHL Express hires 300 customs agents as it braces for Brexit

DHL Express has hired an extra 300 customs agents in order to minimise the impact of Brexit. Speaking at the…

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BIFA says new no deal Brexit Customs procedures are skewed towards new traders

UK freight forwarder group BIFA has criticised the Transitional Simplified Procedures (TSP) published by the UK Customs authority in the case…

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Miami airport and Brazilian Post Office launch expedited shipping for e-commerce

Miami International Airport (MIA) and Brazilian post office Correios have launched an expedited shipping service for e-commerce packages. The Compra…

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ASM moves to allay no-deal Brexit ferry port congestion concerns

Customs clearance software provider Agency Sector Management (ASM) says that plans are in place to continue processing the current levels…

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UK welcomes Brussels’ no-deal Brexit planning for aviation and trucking

The UK has welcomed the European Union’s (EU) “no-deal” contingency action plan which includes certain short term safeguards for the UK aviation…

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UK forwarders welcome funding for Brexit customs declaration training

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has welcomed the recent news of an £8m  government funding scheme for customs intermediaries…

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Delayed departure: The FTA on preparing for Brexit in March 2019

James Hookham, deputy chief executive of the UK’s Freight Transport Association (FTA), provides an exclusive insight for Air Cargo News…

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