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  • France backs down on HGV transit tax

    Oct 13, 2014
    The French government has announced that it is suspending plans indefinitely for an HGV transit tax after several of the country's road haulage associations threatened industrial action from next week.
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  • FTA fights passage to Eldorado

    Oct 09, 2014
    Last month, Natacha Bouchart, the Mayor of Calais threatened to block the Channel port if the British government does not send out “a clear message” to resolve the problem of the several hundred migrants that are gathered in her constituency with the intention of gaining passage to the ‘Eldorado’ that they believe the UK to be.
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  • Graebel wins Stevie

    Oct 09, 2014
    Graebel Relocation Services Worldwide, Inc. has earned the Gold Stevie® Award for Company of the Year - in Business Services for the 11th Annual International Business Awards (IBAs).
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  • European Commission works for better customs risk management

    Oct 07, 2014
    A new strategy to improve customs risk management, together with a detailed action plan, has been adopted by the Commission (25 August, 2014).
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  • European Roundup

    Sep 30, 2014
    The latest news from Europe.
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  • UAE to introduce TIR

    Sep 29, 2014
    The UAE is to introduce the TIR System across its territory. The guarantee agreement was made on 24 June.
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  • Germany closer to charging foreign car drivers for roads

    Sep 25, 2014
    For years Bavarian politicians have been pushing for highway user fees for non-German cars. Now they may have come closer their goal.
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  • Airline freight rates to stabilise

    Sep 25, 2014
    Most airline heads of cargo expect volumes to increase and pricing to remain stable or improve over the next 12 months, according to IATA’s Business Confidence Index published in July.
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  • Fit for moving

    Sep 25, 2014
    Arpin Group, the parent company of Arpin Van Lines, in the USA, has been named by The Providence Business News as among the healthiest employers in the state of Rhode Island, for a second year.
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  • Unions in row over sleeping arrangements

    Sep 22, 2014
    International road freight operators and union representatives have hit out against what they see as a protectionist new law in France preventing truck drivers sleeping in their cabs during rest times, claiming it was not thought through and has security, cost, and competition implications.
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  • Bill Graebel finalist for top CEO award

    Sep 22, 2014
    CR Magazine (Corporate Responsibility Magazine) in the US has chosen Bill Graebel, chief executive officer of The Graebel Companies, Inc. as a finalist for its 2014 Responsible CEO of the Year Award.
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  • Biofuel for transport consumption down 6.8%

    Sep 22, 2014
    EU consumption of biofuel for transport decreased 6.8% in 2013 compared to 2012, according to data released last month. Analysts say the fall – the first since Europe legislated for greater consumption in 2003 – was largely due to regulatory uncertainty.
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  • UniGroup hosts FEM HK Chapter event

    Sep 22, 2014
    The event at the Hong Kong Chapter of the Forum for Expatriate Management was entitled “Is your mobility policy considered basic, standard or premium?” and was intended to help companies understand the main issues and how other companies were reacting to them.
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  • Annual scholarships announced at Graebel

    Sep 01, 2014
    Five college-bound students of Graebel Companies’ employees were awarded fifteen hundred dollars each to spend toward their college expenses this year.
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  • EU court ruling raises the stakes against cartels

    Sep 01, 2014
    Companies found guilty of taking part in cartels are likely to face more legal action for damages from victims after Europe's top court said that cartel members could be found liable for price rises initiated by rival businesses outside the cartel.
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  • High cube containers taking over from traditional 40ft

    Sep 01, 2014
    High cube 40ft containers are stealing a march on traditional 40ft equipment and by the end of 2013 represented just short of 50% of the maritime container fleet, according to Drewry’s recently published Container Census report.
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  • 30 years for Asian Tigers Mobility - Korea

    Sep 01, 2014
    Asian Tigers Mobility in Korea recently celebrated its 30 year anniversary in business at the Yeosu World Expo location in Korea.
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  • TT races: a headache for IoM movers

    Sep 01, 2014
    We all know how difficult it is to get around on the roads these days, but the next time you’re sitting in a traffic jam spare a thought for the residents of the Isle of Man during TT fortnight.
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  • UniGroup Japan goes to the ball game

    Sep 01, 2014
    Most people think baseball is a uniquely American pastime, however it’s pretty big in Japan too.
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  • The world’s first electric road?

    Sep 01, 2014
    A project to create the world’s first ‘sustainable motorway’ has been launched in the Netherlands by two environmental organisations, Milieudefensie and Natuur & Milieu.
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