Brexit is no Y2K because we STILL don’t know what we’re facing

Brexit is no Y2K because we STILL don’t know what we’re facing

An eleventh-hour debate for leading supply chain professionals reveals continued uncertainty is more damaging for business than a no-deal Brexit. A ‘one minute till midnight’ Brexit debate, held as part of the influential annual Richmond Supply Chain Forum, has delivered a damning indictment of Government prevarication. Delegates revealed very few of the companies represented have been able to invest significantly in Brexit measures because no one knows what form it will take; and that at least…

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Amazon and Alibaba Creating Biggest Revolution In Shipping For 60 Years

Amazon and Alibaba Creating Biggest Revolution In Shipping For 60 Years

Global e-commerce is leading the biggest shake up in international shipping since containerization, ParcelHero’s David Jinks will tell a major world maritime conference in London. Shipping lines will be forced to either integrate with Amazon and Alibaba or be submerged by the digital revolution. ‘A change in global supply chains even greater than the introduction of containers in the 1950s is underway, and shipping lines that don’t adapt to the new e-commerce revolution will go…

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What’s the Secrets of Getting Your Goods to Overseas Customers

What’s the Secrets of Getting Your Goods to Overseas Customers

SME retailers and manufacturers can find out everything they need to know about shipping products to new markets by joining the Department for International Trade (DIT) #Exporting is GREAT free webinar. It’s being staged in partnership with the online parcel broker ParcelHero, experts in international deliveries. UK start-ups and SMEs, whether they are retailers or manufacturers, can be understandably reluctant to look beyond the UK market. The Government’s Department for International Trade (DIT) #Exporting is…

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Government Grants Available for Training Courses in Customs Procedures

Government Grants Available for Training Courses in Customs Procedures

The government has announced that from early December 2018 businesses will be able to apply for grant funding towards training and IT improvements that help them to complete customs declarations. The funding is being provided in preparation for the UK’s departure from the European Union. The Institute of Export & International Trade provides training to businesses looking to learn about Customs Procedures and Declarations, which this grant funding will be applicable against, including the following…

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