BREXIT BITES AGAIN WITH NEW BORDER CONTROLS ON FRESH FOODS

23/01/2024

why are there new border controls? The food and drink industry are bracing themselves for new brexit border checks on fresh food from the EU such as meat and dairy at the end of this January 2024. This is part of a phased system where the import of animals (and products thereof), food and plants […]

Shipping lines divert from Red Sea bringing supply chain disruption

31/12/2023

As we head into the new year tensions in a key shipping route remains high as major shipping lines divert away from the Red Sea region. Attacks in the area have brought supply chain disruption at a time where already fewer vessels can pass through another key route, the Panama Canal, due to drought conditions. […]

German Maut Increase Brings No Festive Cheer

10/11/2023

On December 1st 2023 the German-LKW Maut tolling scheme is set to change. This will bring price increases for hauliers using vehicles within Germany or transiting through German roads. What is the Maut? The German Maut is a tolling scheme which was introduced in 2005 to finance and maintain Germany’s extensive road infrastructure. In particular […]

The Jordon Team land in Shanghai for the JCTrans Global Forwarders Conference

09/11/2023

In a connected world, strong international partnerships are crucial to the success of any freight forwarding business. Our commitment to global collaboration was excellently demonstrated this year, as our Sea Freight team, represented by Steve and Luisa, flew to the vibrant city of Shanghai for the 14th JCTrans Global Freight Forwarders Conference. Steve and Luisa’s […]

Regime 42 – Is It The Post Brexit Solution For UK Exporters?

20/10/2023

Many forwarders, ourselves included, offer a service for exporters to the EU called Regime 42. It was originally a little known EU rule which some time previously was known as Onward Supply Relief (OSR). This was given bad exposure a few years ago when a £2.3b case was brought by the EU to the UK […]

Driving Change: The Expansion of the EU’s Emission Trading System

09/10/2023

Transportation is a vital component of modern life, enabling the movement of people and goods across the European Union (EU) and contributing significantly to the region’s economic growth. However, the environmental costs associated with transportation, particularly greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, have become increasingly evident. To combat climate change and reduce emissions from the transportation sector, […]

ISO 14083:2023 HERALDS ERA OF INTERNATIONAL EMISSIONS STANDARDISATION

05/09/2023

We’ve seen a significant rise recently in customers wanting to understand their own carbon impact and so requesting the emissions data for their shipments. Whilst we have been using the government approved method for some time, we are now onto the more complex phase II, which is automation. This will enable us to present to […]

JORDON, BCEE & MAL WEBB DELIVER MUSICAL GOODNESS FOR LOCAL SCHOOL

01/09/2023

Jordon recently teamed up with Spearhead Records head and famous drum and bass DJ and producer BCEE to bring some Australian musical delight to a local school here in Suffolk There is more to the unlikely alliance than seems though, as Jordon MD Roddy Forster just so happens to live in the same village as […]

Be careful when switching from trailer to container – a brief guide

04/08/2023

In the complex world of international freight transport, business needs can evolve quickly. You may have built a successful logistics operation around moving your goods on trailers throughout continental Europe. But now, you’re considering a change — shifting to shipping containers. This move can often be prompted by cheaper cost if you’re goods aren’t urgent, […]

Post-Brexit import controls face delays yet again

03/08/2023

UK ministers are poised to announce an additional postponement of post-Brexit border controls for animal and plant products coming from the EU. The reason behind this delay is the concern that increased bureaucracy on imported goods might exacerbate inflation. The decision to push back the implementation of the new import regime, initially scheduled for October, […]