On Monday the Ministry of Finance published a list of over 850 products that it will cut tariffs on. The goods include food such as pork, wine, whisky and baby food; consumer items and parts for manufacturing smart phones. The cuts come as part of Beijing's drive to lower trade boundaries and create domestic demand meaning we are able to send samples and airfrieght more freely.
After last week’s UK general election results Brexit is still firmly set to go ahead. As the Prime Minister returns to cabinet this week to once again begin working on a deal for the UK, leaks from Whitehall outlined in a BBC Business article suggest the government have identified the Port of Liverpool as a facility where checks can be made on cargo.
Happy Valentine's Day! We know you might have been expecting warm Christmas wishes from us but we understand you’re already busy looking ahead to 2020’s campaigns.
Congratulations if your product will be filling the shelves in UK supermarkets for Valentines, St. Patrick’s, Pancake or Mother’s Day 2020. You’ve done the hard part of creating and producing your wonderful product, now let us take the stress out of fulfilling your deliveries.
Check out our latest Planning and Logistics Guide for Suppliers to UK supermarkets. The guide outlines our services and facilities as well as discussing alternative routes to the UK market, Container options and utilising the Port of Liverpool. Our guide also features support on Brexit for our customers in the event of a hard or no deal outcome.
Supply Chain Solution's CEO Les Wright is a volunteer with the charity 23 Foundation. Last week Les hosted the charity's annual children's Christmas party at the Brunswick Youth Community Centre in Bootle, Liverpool. Amongst the fun, music and visit from Santa was another special guest, 23 Foundation's Jamie Carragher.
Peel Ports Group, one of the UK’s leading port operators, has been officially accredited with the internationally recognised quality mark of Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) at all its principal ports by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customers, affirming the Port’s efficient and robust processes to customers worldwide.