Seamless trade and logistics must be priorities in Brexit talks, says FTA

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has urged the UK Government to prioritise seamless trade and logistics in the Brexit negotiations which get underway today (19 June).

FTA has warned that any delays at the border – especially around major transport modes such as ports – and additional red tape will jeopardise freight operations, especially those handling time-sensitive and perishable goods, and are likely to add costs which will filter down to the consumer.

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UPU Director General highlights role posts play in empowering marginal communities

Universal Postal Union (UPU) Director General Bishar A. Hussein has highlighted how posts help more of the world’s citizens to participate in the economy.

"By our very nature of being able to offer services everywhere, sometimes beyond strict profit motives, we are in a better position than most industries to empower economically weak and marginal communities to realize their potential and enable them to participate in national development."
 

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