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Research on the reliability of container ships in sticking to their published schedules has shown that fewer lanes ran to time in 2013 than in the previous year, with a 1.1% decrease in timeliness. Overall more than 1 in 5 ships are now missing their...

There will be some big changes to the infrastructure in Calais in the next few year. Many of Supplychain21's customers export via Calais into mainland Europe o the changes will have implications for them. Capacity at the port is set to double, with a new Logistics...

October has seen the strongest month ever for Supplychain21 as increased activity from many customers together with some new business helped to push volume and turnover to new heights. There appears to be increased confidence in the UK economy as growth has become more established. Supplychain21 customers have done well...

Having postponed  the "Ecotax" originally planned for implementation last month until 1st January 2014, the French Government has now postponed this indefinitely. Originally, all trucks over 3.5t carrying domestic or international movements in France were to be subject to a new environmental levy "Ecotax" in addition to the tolls currently payable...

The Chinese Ministry of Finance and State Administration of Tax has issued some new rules regarding VAT for ocean transport services. As a result, the majority of carriers have confirmed that they will start to debit 6 % VAT on all charges payable in China. For this...