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UK post-Brexit lorry management measures stood down 
 
Some post-Brexit road freight traffic management measures put in place ahead of the UK’s departure from EU rules on 1 January will be removed this month, “as trade returns to normal levels” the UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) today announced. 
 
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Prologic Services Ltd granted AEO Authorisation 
 
We have recently been granted Authorised Economic Operator status for customs simplifications. This is testament to the hard work our team have been carrying out to ensure we are completely compliant with customs procedures and making sure we have the structure and compliance in place to look after our customers customs requirements. 
 
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Global supply chains ‘unlikely to fully recover this year’ 
 
Supply chain industry executives hold little hope for a global recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic in 2021, although many still see opportunities to increase business activity in emerging markets, despite a shift in the factors driving such investments, the annual Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index survey today reveals. 
 
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Felixstowe completes ro-ro upgrade 
 
Work to allow the Port of Felixstowe to accommodate larger ro-ro vessels and improve the efficiency of vessel operations has been completed, the port’s operator revealed this week, reporting rising volumes in recent weeks due to the UK’s new import requirements for EU goods. 
 
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Sharp decline in EU-UK ‘short strait’ truck volumes 
 
Truck volumes on short strait cross-Channel services in January showed a sharp decline on the same month last year and are understood to still be well below their normal levels in the first days of February, with one effect being that the new UK-EU customs clearance and other freight procedures have yet to be fully put to the test. 
 
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Decline in UK road-borne exports also hitting imports 
 
A lack of demand for road freight capacity from the UK, as a result of export volumes to the EU falling well short of normal levels almost one month after the end of the Brexit transition period, is making it difficult for importers to find trucks willing to make the journey to Britain because it is less financially worthwhile for hauliers than was previously the case, according to the Road Haulage Association (RHA). 
 
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UK logistics industry welcomes Brexit trade deal 
 
The logistics industry has welcomed the signing of a Brexit trade deal between the UK and the EU while highlighting the changes that lie ahead from the beginning of next year and the need to be fully prepared. 
 
In broad terms, the agreement makes provision for the UK and the EU to have access to each other's markets, ensuring that imported goods will not be subject to tariffs or quotas, although they will still be subjected to checks and controls. 
 
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Brexit border ‘catastrophe’ warning over lack of customs agents 
 
UK government ministers criticised for failing to ensure enough customs agents have been trained to handle the expected surge in demand caused by the end of the UK’s Brexit transition period from EU rules from 1 January 
 
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If you require any information or assistance with customs declarations, contact a member of our team who would be happy to help you. 
 
AMBITIOUS VISION SET OUT FOR INNOVATIVE NEW FREEPORT IN EAST OF ENGLAND 
 
Freeport East would focus on the Port of Felixstowe and Harwich International Port – both owned by Hutchison Ports – and be a strategic hub linking UK importers and exporters with suppliers and customers across the globe, situated as it is at the heart of vital trading routes to Asia and Northern Europe 
 
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