The "Windsor Framework" is a highly scrutinized legal agreement that pertains to post-Brexit relations between the United Kingdom and the European Union, with a specific focus on trade between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. While this agreement is complex in nature, its impact extends far beyond the realms of politics and law, reaching into the international freight and logistics industry.
In recent years, the international maritime shipping market has undergone significant transformative changes. As an integral part of global trade, it has responded to the urgent challenges of global climate change, leading to increased demand for carbon neutrality and emission reduction measures. With customers placing a greater emphasis on carbon emissions and eco-friendly transportation solutions, the entire international maritime shipping market has shifted its focus towards more sustainable operational solutions.
Border Target Operating Model (TOM): New Customs Rules for goods bound for Great Britain post-Brexit
On April 5, 2023, the British government announced the introduction of the Border Target Operating Model (TOM) for importing goods into Great Britain. From October 31, 2023, this new approach will be phased in, and will include customs procedures and security and safety checks for goods from all countries. In this article, we look at the Border Target Operating Model and the implications of these new rules for businesses.
Discover the latest ranking, import and export, of the world's container ports in 2022, with the data from Alphaliner.
Understanding customs regimes 40 00 and 42 00: Implications for international trade in the European Union
Companies engaged in international trade are subject to various customs regimes that determine the legal status of goods before their arrival in a specific territory, while establishing a regulatory framework for the movement of these goods. Among the customs regimes are the 40 00 regime, also known as the classic import regime for release for free circulation, and the 42 00 regime. In this article, we will examine these two regimes and their implications for businesses engaged in trade within the European Union.
Professional and constructive exchanges in an exceptional setting and relaxed atmosphere. A look back at the 2-day SEKO BANSARD EMEA seminar held at Château Mont Royal Chantilly, France.
The second release of the European Union's pre-arrival security and safety programme, the Import Control System 2 (ICS2), will come into operation on 1 March 2023. It covers all goods transported by air to or through the EU.
During an event organised by the Logistics and Transport Club, the SEKO-BANSARD teams met the various players in the Supply Chain and shared their thoughts on the model of tomorrow, from Transport to Logistics, via IT and Ecommerce.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO), the specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for ensuring the safety and security of maritime transport and preventing marine pollution from ships, has defined new requirements to reduce international maritime carbon emissions. From January 2023, companies will have to comply with both technical measures (design, equipment) and operational measures (energy efficiency).
Summary of the interview with the Head of the Economic Action Unit/Assistant to the Regional Director of Customs and the Business Consulting Unit of Dunkirk Customs.
Throwback to last September 15, 2022 at the Alma Hotel - Zichron Ya'akov in Israel. The event was attended by more than 120 customers as well as members of the SEKO I Bansard management, global and local in Israel. An interactive conference focused on customers.
On July 12th, our teams had the pleasure to meet Mr. Marc RIONDEL – Managing Director of the Terminal des Flandres.An opportunity to discuss the latest news of Terminal des Flandres, the first container operator in Dunkirk. Located in the North of France, the port of Dunkirk is surrounded by the largest European cities and is Europe's leading industrial port zone. A structure that is operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.