Kent Access Permit (KAP)

UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) announced that Kent Access Permits (KAP) will be stood down from 20 April 2021. “As delays have been prevented thanks to hauliers arriving at the border prepared”, stated DfT. They further commented, “the removal of the KAP will mean less paperwork for hauliers, making it quicker and easier to cross the border.”

Importing wine and spirits from the EU to the UK – documentation

A comprehensive overview of the new rules for wine trading can be found on the UK government’s official website wine import and export summary page. Overview eAD To ensure your consignments are not held up or detained you need to understand the documentation needed: A commercial invoice is still needed to import wine from the …

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ICC Incoterms® are relevant for everyone dealing with sales contracts and the movement of goods including UK goods importers and exporters, logistics companies, trade financiers, insurers, shippers, freight forwarders, law firms, consultants and advisers. The Incoterms ® rules are created and published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and are revised from time to …

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Importing wine from the EU

Feature article in Drinks Business – 30 October 2020 featuring Kukla’s Chris Porter Chris Porter, business development manager at Kukla Beverage Logistics, has been calling customers to explain the changes. He said the temporary suspension was “very good news”, but that he hopes “further negotiation post 1 Jan will lead to a more permanent arrangement …

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

Our business is built to weather challenges like this, and we’re prepared to implement measures to ensure employee and customer safety while still meeting customers’ needs.  We continue to review our contingency plans, communicate with our suppliers, and monitor our options to ensure we satisfy customer needs and demands. As of Monday 16th March, we …

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CHRIS PORTER joins Kukla Beverage Logistics

Kukla Beverage Logistics are pleased to announce that former Porter & Laker, Hillebrand director and Benevolent CEO, Chris Porter has joined the company in October. Porter will undertake a business development role to promote the global range of freight and logistics services to the UK drinks industry and to consolidate the growing reputation of the …

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Kukla is strengthening its European presence with two new appointments to cement its Italian service offering. Brian Skinner is appointed new managing director of Kukla’s Italian operation which, as part of a strategic restructuring, sees the present Italian operation relocate from Genoa to Milan. Brian is joined by Stefano Introini and both have been working …



BEVERAGE LOGISTICS MAKES A STAND IN THE UK One of Europe’s leading freight forwarders has launched a UK subsidiary to focus on beverage logistics. Robert Kukla UK Limited launched in April 2017 with a new head office in Brentwood and a team of highly experienced and knowledgeable logistics experts. This is Robert Kukla’s first UK …