uk ports congestion
The ports of Felixstowe and Southampton are likely to send more mega ships away to other hubs in north Europe as the two UK ports are struggling to cope with the annual peak season spike in traffic.
The planned call of the 20,388 TEU Ever Goods at Felixstowe in the first week of October has been cancelled, resulting in 3,000 import containers being transhipped at Rotterdam, which could hold up their arrival on UK retailers' shelves by several weeks.
malaysia launches sales & services tax
Come September 1st, certain goods & services will be subject to the Sales & Services tax (SST).
As Alien Logistics is exempt from SST, all shipping & logistics services with us are not subject to the SST.
You may refer to the MySST portal at https://mysst.customs.gov.my for the latest updates on proposed taxable goods and services, as well as industry guides and Sales Tax Exemption Application.
As countries work to improve safety and security of the movement of goods through their borders, there is a constant slew of information being released. Here's a list of advisories sorted by country for your easy reference.