Thursday 9th Apr 2020 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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New policy and compliance officer at BIFA

British International Freight Association has appointed David Stroud as its policy and compliance advisor, with the responsibility for logistics issues relating to air freight, security and sustainable logistics.

Top priorities for hauliers post-Brexit

HMRC to extend Transitional Simplified Procedures

HMRC is extending the Transitional Simplified Procedures in the event of no-deal Brexit, so that the date the first supplementary customs declarations must be submitted, and any import duties must be paid, is 4th October.

BIFA welcomes £8m funding for customs training

The British International Freight Association has welcomed news of an £8 million government funding scheme to support customs intermediaries and traders completing customs declarations, aiming to support training and the upgrade of IT systems associated with the UK’s departure from the EU.

Sulphur surcharge ‘blatant profiteering’

Plans by shipping lines to introduce a “sulphur surcharge” are “unjustified and blatant profiteering”, according to the British International Freight Association.

No compensation for BIFA members after Felixstowe disruption

Freight forwarders that encountered operational damage and additional costs due to disrupted operations at port of Felixstowe, after a new operating system was introduced in June, have been warned that they are unlikely to receive compensation from the port’s owners.

SOLAS rules ‘misused’, says GSA

BIFA calls for end to shipping line surcharges

The British International Freight Association has repeated its call for an end to surcharges imposed by shipping lines, following the decision by a number of lines to levy emergency bunker surcharges in response to rising fuel costs.