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Financial standing rates should be set in sterling not euros after Brexit, says

Financial standing rates should be set in sterling not euros after Brexit, says FTA

€9,000 for the first vehicle and €5,000 for each subsequent vehicle. For non-Eurozone member states, including the UK, the exchange rate is set on the first working day of October and applied for the following calendar year from January 1.  The Office of the Traffic Commissioner is set to announce the official rates for financial standing in 2018 in the coming weeks. A sharp rise in the strength of the pound in September has spared the freight and logistics industry a further hike...

UKWA launches free to use warehouse space brokerage portal

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has announced the launch of MarketSpace – a new web-based portal that brings companies with warehouse space to fill together with those seeking storage and logistics services.

Brexit: New Customs system not fit for purpose, says FTA

Brexit: New Customs system not fit for purpose, says FTA

FTA has “grave doubts” that CDS will be able to cope with the anticipated 255 million extra Customs declarations to be made at British ports each year when the UK leaves the EU.

Government launches transport investment plan

Government launches transport investment plan

New strategy sets out how local roads will benefit from a multi-billion pound fund and the proposed creation of a major road network.

Skills and training issues tackled at Talent in Logistics 2017

Skills and training issues tackled at Talent in Logistics 2017

Professionals from across the logistics industry gathered in Telford recently for the Talent in Logistics Conference to discuss the skills and training challenges facing the industry.