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Kukla expands management team

Beverage logistics specialists Robert Kukla UK have bolstered their management team by appointing the highly experienced Gavin Williams as Deep Sea Manager, from 1st September. The step is part of the company’s expansion plan and to support its growing business and commercial partnerships in the industry. A highly respected professional team leader, Williams will manage …

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Kukla add French office to growing portfolio: the French Connection

Kukla Beverage Logistics has strengthened its European network through the opening of the new Kukla France office in Calais. This is the latest development creating a comprehensive suite of greener intermodal transport solutions. The Kukla France office is headed by Managing Director, Tom Lokere, who brings a wealth of experience in transport & logistics, particularly …

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David Richardson (DR), Regulatory & Commercial Affairs Director at the Wine & Spirit Trade Association (WSTA)

Exclusive interview with David Richardson WSTA

We’re delighted this month that David Richardson (DR), Regulatory & Commercial Affairs Director at the Wine & Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has kindly given his time to share some insight with us (Chris Porter – CP) following the success of the campaign to revert the introduction of VI1 certificates for wine imports. CP “David, thank …

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France Enforcing Weight Limit for

From 1 January 2022, French border forces will begin enforcing EU Directive 96/53/EC, limiting the rolling weight of articulated vehicles (tractor units) with more than four axles to 40 tonnes – seven years after the EC introduced the rule.

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BIFA releases freight report on the issues impacting the Container Market

BIFA (British International Freight Association) has been monitoring conditions in the container market for some time, liaising with international organisations in order to compare global market conditions. Download here: Container Market Overview Report The subject was discussed at length at the lastest BIFA Maritime, Road and Rail (Surface) Policy Group meeting held on 14 July, and following …

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UK FTA announcement a major step in the right direction for Australia’s wine sector and British consumers

Australian Grape & Wine welcomes the announcement that Australia and the United Kingdom have reached an in-principle agreement on a bilateral Free Trade Agreement [FTA]. This announcement is a key milestone on the path towards a truly liberalising agreement that will see more wine lovers in the UK enjoying Australia’s finest drops. “The United Kingdom …

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The shifting landscape of post-Brexit organic food & drink import and export.

It was hoped that December’s announcement of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) would bring much needed certainty regarding the future movement of organic goods in and out of the UK. However, with our workforce still dispersed by Covid, Soil Association Certification staff in kitchens, bedrooms – and sometimes gardens – across the UK …

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