The shifting sands of U.S. Foreign and Trade policy

The 116 Congress is divided, with Democrats in control of the House of Representatives and Republicans in control of the U.S. Senate. However, division is not new in the realm of foreign and trade policy, where different factions within the Democrat and Republican parties often cooperate, while also disagreeing with the Trump administration. This is seen most frequently on Russia policy.  Other times, Republicans in Congress and the White House

“Food and Drink Businesses – What is your Driver CPC Training Missing?”, asks RTITB

According to RTITB, the UK’s largest Driver CPC Consortium, many lorry drivers in the food and drink retail and logistics sectors are missing out on appropriate, relevant Driver CPC Periodic training.“As an employer, delivering generic Driver CPC modules from a training provider might tick a compliance box, but it falls short in terms of addressing the particular needs of the food and drink industry,” says Laura Nelson, Managing Director of

Container Control Programme receives BIC Award

The Bureau International des Containers (BIC) is pleased to announce that the UNODC-WCO Container Control Programme (CCP) has won the 2018 BIC Award which was recently presented at the World Customs Organization headquarters in Brussels. The Container Control Programme (CCP) is a program run jointly by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The CCP helps strengthen international supply chain security by


Comment from FTA on import tariffs announcement and reaction to Spring Statement

Import tariff AnnouncementAfter weeks of repeated requests for clarity by FTA, the business organisation which represents the interests of the logistics sector, the Government has finally published details on the tariffs that will apply to products imported into the UK after Brexit – many of which departed their countries of origin more than two weeks ago. In addition, the Government has also finally provided the tools for businesses to find