Friday 6th Dec 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Frictionless border is top priority

A frictionless border between the UK and the EU post-Brexit is the top priority for BIFA and Agency Sector Manager, according to ASM chairman Peter MacSwiney.

Are you ‘multi-local’ yet?

Apparently, the concept of “global” has had it’s day – what we need to talk about now is “multi-local”. At least that is what my marketing guru tells me. The theory is that all customers are local and need to be treated as such.

ASM chairman co-chairs Brexit customs group

Peter McSwiney, chairman of Agency Sector Management (ASM) is to co-chair the Customers Brexit Group – a joint Customs Consultative Committee (JCCC) think-tank focused on Brexit Customs issues.

Miebach’s UK expansion “especially useful” after Brexit

FTA issues Brexit manifesto

The Freight Transport Association has issued its Brexit manifesto for the logistics industry. The manifesto outlines ten key asks collated from responses from the association’s members.

Top priorities for hauliers post-Brexit

Brexit could cripple supply chains, says RHA

Brexit could damage UK food supplies because customs problems could cripple supply chains, the Road Haulage Association has claimed. The association added that unless the government negotiates the right customs controls during Brexit talks, the food supply chain could be severely impacted.

FTA backs May’s vision for tariff-free trade

The Freight Transport Association has backed Prime Minister Teresa May’s vision of “tariff-free and frictionless trade” with the European Union and free trade agreements with other partners globally.

Forklift truck market softens in wake of Brexit vote

Orders for counterbalance trucks fell 16.4 per cent year-on-year in in the third quarter of 2016, having already decreased by 5.9 per cent in the second quarter, according to the latest Forklift Truck Market Outlook for 2016, produced by Oxford Economics on behalf of the British Industrial Truck Association.

Top priorities for hauliers post-Brexit

Brexit must not mean more red tape, warns FTA

The government must ensure that UK goods are not burdened with red tape as it negotiates the UK’s exit from the European Union, the Freight Transport Association said in its submission ahead of the Autumn Statement which is due on 23rd November.