Kilometre Charging System in Belgium

From the 1st April 2016, Belgium authorities will be introducing a kilometre charge which potentially could impact almost all  product moved via Dover. This charge will be applied to commercial vehicles with a gross weight of 3.5 tonnes and over intended to …Continue reading »

Bangladesh: Air freight update

Thursday, 17 March 2016 The embargo imposed on direct air cargo by the UK Department for Transport remains in force, continuing to affect UK importers seeking to import from Dhaka. Indirect carriers have experienced a surge in demand for capacity. The enforced …Continue reading »

Weather – the greatest supply chain risk?

The technology and algorithms used to accurately predict the weather have become highly sophisticated over the past two decades and we are increasingly relying on weather forecasts to make informed decisions – not just in a personal, but also in a business …Continue reading »

East Africa as an emerging sourcing location

The McKinsey&Company report ‘Sourcing in a volatile world: The East Africa opportunity’    describes an emerging shift in apparel sourcing from Asia towards East Africa. In this blog we review the report and discuss what has brought about this shift and the …Continue reading »

ACS Sea-Air service option from Bangladesh

Dhaka Air Cargo terminal continues to increase all aspects of security after a recent audit from the USA TSA and UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). With a recent embargo introduced by Australia on any air freight shipments over 500 grams, the Bangladesh …Continue reading »