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FOCUS: “NIGER: Malenville Bridge Broken”

GPC adivises that all services from Niger via Cotonou port are temporary stopped due to the collapse of the main raod bridge at boarder Malenville. Please consider as port of discharge for all cargo not yet shipped: Lomè port.

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SHIPPING OF AGRICULTURAL TRACTORS FROM ENGLAND TO ZIMBAWE

GPC provides logistics services and freight transport for years,  that includes door to door delivery to developing countries and/or ones in a state of emergency. GPC has carried out agricultural tractors shipments from England to Zimbawe tacking care of sea-land transport and documentation. As always, the shipping was planning in compliance of company quality system. […]

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EXCAVATORY SHIPPING FROM USA TO TANZANIA

GPC specialized for years in shipments to the African continent, has recently carried out excavator shipments in Tanzania-Dodoma, taking care of the sea – land transports, and  documents. As always, the work was followed by taking care of all aspects in quality, first of all the preventive planning.                             

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SHIPMENT TO CONGO

GPC, who operates in the most uncomfortable and remote areas, has carried out a shipment of 20×10′ dry loaded on 7×40′ FR from Italy to Congo. The transport has been carefully followed from beginning to end by GPC, from the purchase of atypical containers, made in accordance to the regulations for the handling of these […]

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THE NEW EU DUTIES TO THE UNITED STATES

On 20 June 2018 the European Commission adopted the implementing regulation n. 2018/886, in response to US customs duties which will come into force on Friday 22 June. The new EU duties apply not only to steel and aluminum imports from the US, but also to agricultural products and many other products. The products and […]

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CARGO TRACKING NOTE IN GHANA

Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is introducing and implementing the concept of Cargo Tracking Note (CTN): by adopting the CTN System, Ghana’s Customs is attempting to modernize its operations in order to facilitate trades. As a consequence of that, importers in Ghana will have to ensure that their respective shippers and forwarders at port of origin […]

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RAILWAY FREIGHT TRANSPORT ITALY-CHINA – NEW SILK ROAD

GPC makes available rail freight transport Italy-China for its customers. The project for the construction of a railway network linking Italy to China has recently developed and today the railway network reaches 60 countries, crossing Europe, Central Asia, Mongolia and Russia and move about 300,000 TEUs a year. This mode of transport is cheaper than […]

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THE ITALIAN TRADITION OF ICE CREAM FLIES TO MAURITIUS

GPC, specialized in refrigerated goods transport, has carried out ice cream shipments from Italy to Mauritius. The whole shipments, in the least details, has been taken care of to be compliance of the cold chain. Integrated logistics services were performed with packaging, boxing and processing aimed at preserving the product, managing the cold chain in […]

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CRANE SHIPMENTS TO ECUADOR CONTINUE IN COLLABORATION WITH OUR ECUADORIAN AGENT

After the first shipments, GPC specializes in abnormal transports, has planning pick-up of another crane from Crespellano to Livorno. GPC has took care of abnormal transport ,as well as transit permits, customs clearance and boarding.

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AMENDMENTS TO THE RULES ON THE ADVANCE PRESENTATION OF THE MANIFESTO IN CHINA

The Chinese customs administration (GACC) issued the order No. 56/2017 (attached in the English version) containing some revisions to the Decree No. 172, concerning the early presentation of the posters, issued in 2009, still being tested in the June 2014 and subsequently entered into force. The purpose of the amendments is to standardize procedures and […]