PORTUGAL PORT STRIKES SET TO CONTINUE

Portugal is currently going through a widespread crisis of strikes affecting many sectors across the nation. Logistics is not exempt from these strikes and they are having a negative impact on the flow of importing and exporting.Strikes at the Portuguese ports look to continue until the early new year, currently with an anticipated date of…

PREPARING YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN FOR THE FESTIVE SEASON

PREPARING YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN FOR THE FESTIVE SEASON It’s that time of year again where we get to enjoy a month where we can’t go a day without somehow consuming something frightfully unhealthy, but we excuse ourselves as it is the reward for all the hard work to bring the year to a satisfying close. It…

AVOID SUPPLY CHAIN INTERRUPTION AFTER BREXIT – EORI REGISTRATION

Import Export after Brexit EORI

As we are sure you are aware with the possible departure from the EU fast approaching, we want to ensure you are prepared for any possible changes to the way goods are imported from EU suppliers and that your supply chain is not interrupted. For example, currently when goods are imported from Spain, Free release…

IMPORT VAT IN A “NO DEAL” POST-BREXIT UK

HMRC recently released a “partners pack” providing some insight regarding what changes may take effect after Brexit, one of which was how import VAT would work in a “no deal” circumstance. To quote exactly “If the UK leaves the EU without an agreement, the government will introduce postponed accounting for import VAT on goods brought…